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The winter season is the perfect time to enhance your professional practice with online training. The Green Roof Professional (GRP) training and Net Zero Water for Buildings & Sites courses are now available on-demand. Missed CitiesAlive or Grey to Green this year? Conference Recordings are available and now in track-specific packages.

Learn at your own pace and each CEUs while the snow flies.

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC) has offered comprehensive, multi-disciplinary courses that support the development of the living architecture industry in North America by providing detailed information on topics since 2003 such as:

  • green roof design, installation and maintenance;
  • green walls;
  • building-integrated agriculture;
  • integrated water management for buildings and sites;
  • ...and more!

See below for our current course schedule. Detailed course descriptions can be found on our GRP Training Program and Half-Day Courses pages.

GRP Training Program and Net Zero Water for Buildings & Sites are offered online, on-demand. Course Manuals can also be purchased from our Green Infrastructure Store.

GRHC is an approved continuing education provider with AIA CES, LA CES, USGBC/GBCI, APLD, BOMI, CNLA, CCA, and RCI.

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The following full-day courses have been delivered to thousands of green building professionals and are
recommended training for Green Roof Professional (GRP) candidates preparing to write the accreditation
exam. There are no prerequisites for Green Roof Design and Installation. For more information on the GRP training
program, please see detailed course descriptions.
Online
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Online On-Demand
San Francisco
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Green Roof Design and Installation December 1
Green Roof Waterproofing and Drainage December 2
Green Roof Plants and Growing Media December 3
Toronto
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Green Roof Design and Installation December 6
Philadelphia
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Green Roof Design and Installation December 8
Green Roof Waterproofing and Drainage December 9
Green Roof Plants and Growing Media December 10
 
This program provides technical and comprehensive information on integrated water management systems for buildings and sites that are designed to balance harvested resources with demand to achieve Net Zero Water use.
Online
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Online On-Demand
The following specialized half-day courses complement GRP training. See detailed course descriptions for more information.
Introduction to Rooftop Urban Agriculture
Toronto May 10, 2017 TBA
Advanced Green Roof Maintenance
Toronto May 10, 2017 TBA
Green Walls 101: Systems Overview and Design
Toronto May 10, 2017 TBA
Please note: GRP candidates must register two weeks in advance of exam dates. For more information
on our accreditation program please see our GRP Accreditation page.
Green Roof Professional (GRP) Accreditation Exams
Toronto May 10, 2017 TBA 
Seattle Fall 2017 TBA 
Missed CitiesAlive or Grey to Green? You can obtain the most up to date information on green roof design and implementation, technical research, and policy developments by downloading the conference recordings. By reviewing conference recordings you can earn CEUs (up to 11 for CitiesAlive and 6 for Grey to Green).
CitiesAlive
CitiesAlive 2016 (choose your package) Online
CitiesAlive 2015 Online
Grey to Green
Grey to Green 2016 Online

Registrations for regularly scheduled courses may be cancelled online or by contacting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , up to THREE DAYS prior to the event. A $50 cancellation fee will apply. We regret that we cannot cancel a registration after that point.

For GRP accreditation exam changes or cancellations, please see the exam guidebook.

Please be advised that Green Roofs for Healthy Cities assumes no liability or responsibility for reimbursement of airfare, hotel, or any other travel related expenses incurred due to the postponement or cancellation of courses. We suggest contacting us before making any non-refundable travel arrangements.

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