Education

Over the past 15 years, Green Roofs for Healthy has provided professional development opportunities to over 15,000 green roof industry professionals from around the world.  Our training courses receive over 90% approval rating and are taught by industry experts and course contributors.

Enhance your professional practice with these convenient online and in-class training options:

GRHC offers comprehensive, multi-disciplinary courses that support the development of the living architecture industry in North America by providing detailed information on topics 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. 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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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).
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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.
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San Francisco, CA
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Green Roof Professional Training May 18-20 Register
Toronto, ON
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Green Roof Professional Training October 5-7 Register
New York, NY
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Green Roof Professional Training October 19-21 Register
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.
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The following specialized half-day courses complement GRP training. See detailed course descriptions for more information.
Integrated Water Management for Buildings & Sites
Toronto, ON (at Grey to Green Conference) May 8, 2017 Register
Introduction to Rooftop Urban Agriculture
Toronto, ON (at Grey to Green Conference) May 10, 2017 Register
Green Walls 101: Systems Overview & Design
Toronto, ON (at Grey to Green Conference) May 10, 2017 Register
How to Properly Construct Low Impact Development Stormwater Management
Toronto, ON (at Grey to Green Conference) May 10, 2017 Register
Lighting for Indoor Vegetable and Medicinal Crop Production and Living Walls
Toronto, ON (at Grey to Green Conference) May 10, 2017 Register
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, ON May 8, 2017 Register
Seattle, WA September 18, 2017 Register

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