GPRO Operations & Maintenance Class: August 15, 16, and 22

August 15, 2017
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Energize CT Center
122 Universal Drive North
North Haven, CT

Dear Commercial Buildings Professional:

You are invited to participate in the upcoming Green Building Professional - Operations and Maintenance Essentials course (GPRO O&M) and certification exam. This nationally recognized certification course is and is being offered at no cost, through funding from the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund, to building professionals and operators of public and private facilities, including: state, military, and municipal employees; energy efficiency and green building design professional; and college students enrolled in architecture, energy, and construction management programs. This three-day course provides building professionals with the critical tools to transition from conventional to sustainable operations and maintenance of commercial building and multifamily buildings. In addition to GPRO Certification topics, the course covers topics such as energy benchmarking, energy auditing, and an overview of Connecticut’s energy efficiency and environmental compliance programs.

The GPRO Fundamentals and GPRO O&M Essentials courses are endorsed by the U.S. Green Building Council and Urban Green, NYC and supported by the CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP)Eversource EnergyUnited Illuminating and funded through the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund. The GPRO program was developed by Urban Green, and made available through the CT Green Building Council. CEUs for successful completion of GPRO are available through AIA and USGBC.

Classes at the Energize Connecticut Center will run from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.
 August 15: Fundamentals of Green Buildings (AM), GPRO Operation & Maintenance 1 (PM)
 August 16: GPRO Operation & Maintenance 2 (AM), Conducting Energy Audits, Test Review (PM)
 August 22: Portfolio Manager Demonstration, EEF programs, DEEP Recycling & Hazardous Waste programs. The GPRO O&M Certification Exam will be administered from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM.

Who should attend?

Commercial building design, operations and project management professionals and energy efficiency auditors and consultants from the public and private sectors, including:

  • Facility managers and large building property managers, including multi family.
  • Building operators, building system trade specialists & maintenance personnel.
  • Energy Efficiency and Green Building specialists.
  • Students enrolled in Architecture, Energy and Project Management Programs.

Instructor: William Leahy CEA, CEM, LEED AP, BOC and GPRO Instructor,

Register on-line through

Maximum Attendance: 25

If the maximum attendance has been reached, you can sign up for our September or October classes, or join the waiting list in case a seat opens up. Anyone remaining on the waiting list will be notified when new classes are scheduled.

If you have questions, contact:

Sheri Borrelli, Sr Business Development Professional at United Illuminating

Diana McCarthy-Bercury, Municipal Engagement & Workforce Development at Eversource


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