GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials | February & March 2024

28 Feb 2024 - 13 Mar 2024

Course Overview

GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials (O&M) provides building professionals with strategies to reduce energy use while improving tenant comfort and health. Participants leave with at least three immediately actionable measures and the next steps needed to achieve them.

What you'll learn

  • Take a systemic approach to operating and maintaining a building.

  • Evaluate building performance.

  • Identify at least three immediately actionable measures that will improve building health, energy or water efficiency of your building and the next steps needed to achieve them.

  • Explain the costs and benefits of those measures.

Who is this for

This course is ideal for property managers and building staff in both residential and high-rise commercial buildings, including: building superintendents, operators, facility and property managers, operating engineers and stationary engineers.

How it works

This course is spread over three days and will be held virtually over Zoom. 

Day 1: Wednesday, February 28, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Day 2: Wednesday, March 6, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Day 3Wednesday, March 13, 9:00am - 1:00pm

Registration includea course e-book and the online exam session. Students who pass the exam with an 80% or higher become a GPRO Certificate Holder. NEW: Registration also includes access to 3 on-demand bonus classes for a deeper dive into cutting edge O&M topics like Local Law 97, green procurement, waste management, energy audits, and financing energy upgrades.

Continuing Education Credits 

GBCI: 12 CE Credits
AIA CES: 12 LU/HSW Hours
PDH: 12 Credits

Ralph Urizzo, Course Instructor, IUOE local 94 training program 
Ralph has a strong building engineering experience acquired through a diversified portfolio of positions from Apprentice through to Chief Engineer. SMT-SMA-BOC, Mitsubishi and York VRF certified.

About GPRO

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 


Date Wed, Feb 28 9:00 am GMT-5 (America/New_York)
End Date Wed, Mar 13 1:00 pm GMT-4 (America/New_York)
Event Time Zone EST
Capacity 30
Spots Available 17
Individual Price $400 course fee
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