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GPRO Operations + Maintenance (O+M) Essentials Training – April 2024

April 16 - April 17

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Sorry – this session has been cancelled due to low registration. Please consider attending the training scheduled in October 2024.

Green Professional Building Skills Training – Operations & Maintenance Essentials
Learn how to reduce energy use while improving comfort and health for building occupants!

Building design & construction gets a lot of attention, but the majority of energy that a building uses over time is related to how the building is operated and maintained. Efficient operations and smart maintenance in buildings reduces operating costs and increases occupancy rates and tenant satisfaction. GPRO O&M Essentials provides building professionals with best practices for sustainability building operations. Participants leave with at least three immediately actionable measures and the next steps needed to achieve them. 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 property managers and building staff involved in the operations and maintenance of both residential and commercial buildings including: building superintendents, operators, facility and property managers, operating engineers and stationary engineers and handypeople.

Tuesday & Wednesday, April 16 & 17
8:30 am – 3:00 pm each day

$300 – Missouri Gateway Green Building Council Members
$350 for non-members

Fees include continental breakfast, lunch, course materials and certificate exam.
Discounts and scholarships may be available. Please contact Emily Andrews at 314-577-0854 to inquire.

12 GBCI CE Hours, AIA | LU, and PDH credits

• Take a systemic approach to operating and maintaining your building.
• Evaluate building performance.
• Describe at least three immediately actionable next steps needed to improve the health and efficiency of your building.
• Explain the costs and benefits of efficiency measures.

GPRO O&M is a 12-hour training that is taught live and in-person by highly knowledgeable instructors with industry experience. You are encouraged to ask questions and participate during classroom discussions and activities. After completing the training, you can earn a GPRO O&M Certificate by passing a 50-question multiple choice exam. Additionally, you’ll gain access to shirt on-demand bonus courses on topics such as financing energy projects, interpreting energy audits and more.

• Fundamentals of Building Green
• O&M in Green Buildings
• Building Performance Metrics
• Building Envelope
• Water Use
• Heating, Cooling & Hot Water
• Indoor Air Quality
• Lighting
• Waste Reduction
• Resilience
• Commissioning Existing Buildings
• Action Plan


April 16
April 17
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Commerce Bank Center for Science Education (CBEC)
4651 Shaw
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States