In this GPRO Fundamentals of Building Green online course, you will learn how to see buildings differently and discover strategies to make them efficient, healthy and resilient.
What you'll learn
By the end of this course, participants will learn:
How reducing building energy will reduce the effects of climate change
Basic elements of green, high-performance construction and building operations
Role of trades on high-performance job sites
Energy-consuming building systems and some strategies to reduce building energy use
Who is this for
This course is ideal for anyone who needs a better understanding of high-performance building, including sales or administrative staff in real estate, construction, architecture or engineering, workforce development providers, facilities and operations staff, and college students interested in entering the building or construction industry.
How it works
This class session will be held virtually over zoom. Registration includes a course e-book and the online exam session. Students who pass the exam with an 80% or higher become a GPRO Certificate Holder.
GBCI: 4 CE Credits
AIA CES: 4 LU/HSW Hours
Daniel Eida, Principal & Owner, DE Energy Consultants (DE).
DE is a New York City based environmental consulting firm that assists Building Owners to comply with LL97 and the New York City Energy Conservation Code (NYCECC). Daniel is an Environmental Engineer with experience in all types of NYC construction, from large-scale ground up commercial, to smaller scale institutional Museums and Libraries. He is a LEED Green Associate and is passionate about the transition to a renewable energy economy.
GPRO is a comprehensive national training and certificate program developed by Urban Green Council. The program teaches the principles of sustainability and trade-specific green construction knowledge to people who build, renovate and maintain buildings.
GPRO courses range from our foundational course, Fundamentals of Building Green, to technical trade-specific classes focused on filling the green-gap between energy efficiency and conventional building and construction knowledge. Working with unions, USGBC chapters, non-profits, workforce development groups and real estate companies throughout North America, we have trained over 16,000 building professionals to date.
Thanks to Urban Green's sponsor
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