ReEnergize Reno Launches GPRO Training in Reno for Building Operations Professionals

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Did you know that efficiently operated and well-maintained buildings can reduce operating costs by 20 to 50 percent while improving occupancy rates and tenant satisfaction?
Are you ready to shift from conventional to high-performance building practices? Are you a building professional looking to improve operational efficiency that will save you time, money, and energy? The City of Reno is hosting the GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials (O&M) training and certification for building operation professionals on September 27-28, 2018.

GPRO is a comprehensive training program created and managed by Urban Green Council that teaches building professionals how to incorporate the principles high performance building into their every day work. GPRO is delivered by select organizations across the country, with over 12,500 trained professionals to date. Not only does GPRO training expand workers’ technical abilities to realize strategies that save energy, money, and other resources – it empowers workers to maintain offices and residences that are safer and healthier for all.

This module is ideal for property managers and building staff in multi-family residential and commercial buildings, including: building superintendents, operators, facility and property managers, operating engineers and stationary engineers.

Students leave class with immediately actionable measures, suited specifically to their scope of work, which aim to improve the health, energy or water efficiency of their building. They will also be able to explain the costs and benefits of those measures in order to ensure successful uptake on the job. This course is free for participants ($350 value), includes light breakfast and lunch, and contributes continuing education credits for AIA and GBCI.

About Urban Green Council

Urban Green Council’s mission is to transform buildings for a sustainable future. The organization helps New York City and State develop cutting-edge policy, educates a broad range of professionals, and researches solutions that are amplified through coverage in major publications like The New York Times. By working with both government and industry, Urban Green leverage their effectiveness.

Urban Green is the New York Affiliate of the U.S. Green Building Council.

About ReEnergize Reno

ReEnergize Reno is a program to improve the efficiency of commercial, industrial, and multifamily buildings 20 percent by 2025. This program is part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Challenge, designed to cut energy and water waste in large buildings.

Register for Green Professional (GPRO) Building Skills Training & Certification. Or, contact the ReEnergize Reno team for more information.

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