GPRO Fundamentals of Building Green Certificate


GPRO Fundamentals of Building Green Certificate

Tuesday and Wednesday, June 6th and 7th| 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Zoom 

You must RSVP for each session - attendance at both are required to be eligible for GPRO certification.



GPRO is a certificate program that teaches the people who build, renovate, and maintain buildings the tools to integrate high-performance construction and maintenance practices into their everyday work. GPRO’s holistic approach to sustainability training has made GPRO an education trailblazer for building trades and operators across the country. In GPRO Fundamentals of Building Green, you will learn how to see buildings differently and understand the strategies that make them efficient, healthy and resilient. GPRO Fundamentals is designed for a range of real estate, construction, architecture and engineering professionals. This course is ideal for anyone who needs a better understanding of high-performance building, including:

  • Sales or administrative staff who work in real estate, construction, architecture or engineering.

  • Workforce development providers

  • Facilities and operations support staff

  • College students interested in entering the building and construction industry

Seminar Highlights:

  1. How reducing building energy will reduce the effects of climate change

  2. Basic elements of green, high-performance construction and building operations

  3. Roles of trades on high-performance job sites

  4. Energy-consuming building systems and some strategies to reduce building energy use

Learning Level: Beginner 

This class is eligible for continuing education units from the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) and The American Institute of Architects (AIA). 

What you receive: 

4-hour training course

PDF version of GPRO Fundamentals of Building Green workbook/study guide

Online exam


Robert Carr, MA, LEED AP O+M, LFA, GPRO Instructor

Education and Project Manager, San Diego Green Building Council

 Robert Carr is a green building professional who specializes in working with regional municipal and non-profit organizations to make our region’s built environment more sustainable.

 Robert has used his experience to participate in a variety of local green building and sustainability-based projects, including the LEED certification of 10 Balboa Park buildings and the San Diego Food Bank.  He has also participated in the City of San Diego’s SD ZN3 project discussed during this webinar.

 Robert’s credentials include a Masters in Sustainability Leadership, LEED AP for Existing Buildings Operations and Maintenance, and a ILFI Living Future Accreditation.

Robert is an active volunteer in the San Diego community.  He is a Board member for Tree San Diego, Co-Chair for the San Diego Building Electrification Coalition Messaging Working Group, and member of the SD350.

Thank you to the SDG&E Energy Innovation Center for supporting this event.


June 06, 2023 at 11:00am - 1pm


4760 Clairemont Mesa Blvd
San Diego, CA 92117
United States
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