GPRO Operations+Maintenance Essentials - August 2020

  • 24 Aug 2020
  • 1:00 PM
  • 26 Aug 2020
  • 5:00 PM
  • Virtual via Zoom


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GPRO Operations + Maintenance ( O+M) Essentials Training
Green Professional Building Skills Training - Operations & Maintenance Essentials

What type of lighting is best for your building – LED, fluorescent, or halogen? How do you detect and fix hidden leaks in mechanical systems?

Efficient operations and smart maintenance in buildings reduces operating costs and increases occupancy rates and tenant satisfaction. GPRO O+M Essentials provides building professionals with strategies to improve efficiency, comfort, and health in our existing buildings. Participants leave with at least three immediately actionable measures and the next steps needed to achieve them.

This course is ideal for property managers and building staff in multifamily residential and commercial buildings, including: building superintendents, operators, facility and property managers, operating engineers and stationary engineers.


Monday, August 24 - Wednesday, August 26

1:00 - 5:00 pm each day


VIRTUAL - via Zoom! A link will be sent to registrants prior to the training. 


$250 for USGBC-Missouri Gateway Members / $300 for non-members - includes course materials, and certificate exam

Scholarships may be available. Please contact Emily Andrews at 314-577-0854 to inquire.

Continuing Education Hours
12 GBCI CE Hours, AIA/LU, and PDH credits


Mat Emden, Energy Resource Group

Ryan Corrigan, Bernhard TME

Course Objectives: 

  • Take a systemic approach to operating and maintaining your building
  • Evaluate the performance of your building
  • Describe at least three immediately actionable measures that will improve the health, energy or water efficiency of your building and the next steps needed to achieve them.
  • Explain the costs and benefits of those measures.
Topics Covered:
  • Fundamentals of Building Green
  • O&M in Green Buildings
  • Building Performance Metrics
  • Building Envelope
  • Water Use
  • Heating, Cooling & Hot Water
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Lighting
  • Waste Reduction
  • Resilience
  • Commissioning Existing Buildings
  • Action Plan


Contact Emily Andrews with USGBC-Missouri Gateway Chapter at or 314-577-0854 or Rajiv Ravulapati with the City Building Division at or 314-622-3616. 

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Registration/attendance at, or participation in USGBC-Missouri Gateway Chapter programs and activities constitutes an agreement by the registrants to allow the organization to use and distribute (both now and in the future) the attendee's image, in photographs, video, and electronic reproductions of such events and activities.