• GPRO: Electrical Systems BLDG 9305

    Online Option

    This is a Green Professional Building Skills Training (GPRO) course offered by George Brown College Continuing Education in partnership with the Urban Green Council and includes the GPRO certificate exam.

    Urban Green Council description: GPRO: Electrical Systems (GPRO EL) digs into the latest innovations in the electrical industry and how they lead to increased efficiency and cost savings. New technologies and practices are compared to conventional approaches, allowing participants to understand their direct role in improving building performance. GPRO EL is ideal for a range of professionals in the electrical industry, including subcontractors, installers and technicians. Students learn about economic opportunities for the electrical industry; the role of electrical systems within the “whole-building” approach; improving efficiencies in lighting and HVAC; new technologies for distributed generation; using benchmarking and other tools to maintain building performance; the electrician’s role in the building commissioning process; retrofitting existing buildings with energy-efficient technologies; and green bidding issues for electricians.

    Note(s)

    Additional Credits:

    The Urban Green GPRO EL course qualifies you for 10 American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) continuing education credits. For more information, For more information, visit the GPRO frequently asked questions web page.

    Course Delivery Method:

    This is normally an in-class course but will be offered temporarily online via Blackboard Learn/Collaborate while college buildings are closed.

    Technical/Computer Requirements:

    Refer to the basic technology requirements for Blackboard online courses.

    Prerequisite(s)

    You must have theoretical knowledge of and practical experience with electrical systems in the construction and building industry.

    Contact Information

    Some courses require you to purchase a textbook. The cost of the textbook is not included in the course fee unless otherwise indicated. If there is a textbook assigned for this course, it will be listed on the bookstore website.