Education

Since 2003, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC) has offered comprehensive, multi-disciplinary courses in support of the development of the green roof and wall industry in North America. See below for our current course schedule. Detailed course descriptions can be found on our GRP Training Program and Half-Day Courses pages.

If you are unable to attend a course in person, course manuals are available from our Green Infrastructure Store. We also offer online education via the Living Architecture Academy.

GRHC is an approved continuing education provider with GBCI, AIA CES, LA CES, 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.
Chicago
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Green Roof Design and Installation April 24
Green Roof Waterproofing and Drainage April 25
Green Roof Plants and Growing Media April 26
San Francisco
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Green Roof Design and Installation June 12
Green Roof Waterproofing and Drainage June 13
Green Roof Plants and Growing Media June 14
The following specialized half-day courses complement GRP training. See detailed course descriptions for more information.
Green Walls 101: Systems Overview and Design
New York April 30 Details / Register
Advanced Green Roof Maintenance
New York June 3 Details / Register
Introduction to Integrated Water Management for Buildings and Sites
Portland (at ASIC National Conference) April 25 Details / Register
Integrated Water Management for Buildings and Sites IV: Water Quality and Treatment Options
Portland (at ASIC National Conference) April 25 Details / 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
New York Apr 28 Details / Register
Chicago May 30 Details / Register
San Francisco TBA Details / Register

Registrations for regularly scheduled courses may be cancelled online or by contacting Jordan Richie at 416-971-4494, ext. 221, 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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