GPRO Fundamentals of Green Building, FREE In-Person Training + Exam, December 1, 9 am - 1 pm, Costa Mesa, CA

  • 1 December 2023
  • Start time : 09:00 AM
  • End time : 01:00 PM
  • Event Host : USGBC LA
  • Event Location : 77 Fair Drive, Costs Mesa, CA, 92656, United States
GPRO Fundamentals of Green Building,, USGBCLA
Event Description

The construction industry is moving quickly towards greener, high-performance buildings, creating increased demand across the country for sustainable building skills.


This course teaches the foundational concepts of sustainability - and provides an overview of the essential strategies and work practices that make buildings more efficient, healthy, and resilient. GPRO covers the “green gap” between standard trade skills and the new awareness required to successfully implement sustainable and energy-efficient building practices.


This training is ideal for anyone who needs a better understanding of high-performance buildings, 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.


What Students 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

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • USGBC LA
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Wayne Alldredge

      Wayne has been in the building industry since 1988 making buildings work better. He has worked in building automation, maintenance, operations, energy management, new construction, and Kaizen culture development for companies like Johnson Controls, ABM, Equity Office, General Electric, JLL, his own consultancy Improvement Facilitation, and is currently Director of Energy Services at VCA Green. He's on the Board of Directors for an Educational Non-profit and donates time to clean-tech accelerators. He holds over 10 certifications and teaches GPRO Fundamentals, O&M, and Construction Management
  • Logistics / Parking
    • Additional Information:

      Registration includes a course e-book and an online exam. Students who pass the exam with an 80% or higher become GPRO Fundamentals of Green Building Certificate holders.
  • Cost
    • FREE Event
  • Event type
    • Training

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