Green Professional Building Skills Training (GPRO)

by Urban League of Greater New Orleans Women’s Business Resource Center (WBRC)

Date and Time

Wednesday August 21st 2019
Starting @ 9:00 am


AARP Community Resource Center 3502 South Carrollton Avenue Suite C New Orleans, LA 70118

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Are you ready to shift your contracting firm 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? GPRO teaches the people who build, renovate and maintain buildings the principles of high performance construction in an industry that’s shifting ever more toward sustainable building. GPRO is a comprehensive training and certificate program developed by Urban Green Council, the U.S. Green Building Council’s New York City affiliate. GPRO’s trade-specific modules are designed for contractors and building professionals who seek to integrate green practices into the core knowledge of their trade. The Urban League of Louisiana is offering GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials: Details below. Date: August 21 and 22, 2019 Location: 3502, S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans, LA 70018 Cost: $385, breakfast and lunch included on both days; certificate exam also included Certificate Exam: at the end of class on day two Please note that this is a two-day session and cannot be split. Part one will teach participants the basics of sustainable construction. Part two will delve into the critical tools needed to transition from conventional to sustainable operations practices. At the completion of the course on day two, participants will have the opportunity to take the GPRO Certificate Exam. Don’t miss out on this game-changing opportunity! For more information, please contact Klassi Duncan, Director, Women’s Business Resource Center and Contractor’s Resource Center at

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