Operations & Maintenance Essentials

Did you know that efficiently operated and well-maintained buildings can reduce operating costs by 20-50% while improving occupancy rates and tenant satisfaction? This is just one of the many reasons why green operations and maintenance (O&M) practices are in high demand across the country.

Led by industry experts, GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials provides building professionals with the critical tools to transition from conventional to sustainable operations.

GPRO O&M is ideal for property managers and building staff in multi-family residential & high-rise commercial buildings including:

  • Building superintendents
  • Operators
  • Facility and property managers
  • Operating engineers
  • Stationary engineers

This 14-hour certificate course can be scheduled to meet the needs of your organization. Certificate exam is included.

WHAT STUDENTS LEARN

Part 1: Fundamentals of Building Green

  • Economic and health benefits from green buildings
  • Causes and impacts of a changing climate
  • Transitioning to sustainable operations
  • Complying with green codes and standards
  • Understanding LEED
  • Overview of green building strategies
  • The importance of commissioning

Part 2: Operations & Maintenance Essentials

  • Using building metrics to improve performance
  • Improving the building envelope for a healthier building
  • Reducing water use
  • Employing strategies for more efficient and cost-effective heating and cooling systems
  • Managing lighting to minimize energy use while maintaining lighting quality
  • Maintaining indoor air quality for tenant comfort
  • Reducing waste
  • Understanding new NYC energy auditing and retro-commissioning requirements

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials qualifies for 12 AIA and GBCI CE Credits.

See www.gpro.org/faqs for details.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

http://gpro.org/register/

> Register for a Course

> Access GPRO O&M Student Resources

> Download the Course Outline

 

 

 

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