Taking Care of (Green) Business in San Diego

Taking Care of (Green) Business in San Diego

San Diego businesses are done with doing business-as-usual. Small and medium local companies are joining The City of San Diego Green Business Network, a program funded by the City of San Diego, to help businesses reduce operating costs, share ideas, and improve water and energy efficiency and waste management. The San Diego Green Building Council (SDGBC) is part of the process to help businesses realize their goals.  

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Instructors Share Hot Tips for a Cool Summer

Instructors Share Hot Tips for a Cool Summer

Summertime. The living should be easy as long as building professionals are ready for the season. An HVAC check-up will ensure a smooth transition into the warmer months, no matter where you live. This month, we checked in with GPRO Instructors from different regions of North America to get advice on preventive maintenance measures for the building community.

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The Value of GPRO Training in Florida and Beyond

The Value of GPRO Training in Florida and Beyond

In 2018, the University of Miami (UM) was among four new GPRO delivery partners that came through the City Energy Project. UM hit the ground running this year with two April classes and plans for fall sessions, as part of the College of Engineering's Master of Science in Construction Management Program (MSCM). Esber Andiroglu, Ph.D., PE, LEED AP, associate professor and director of the MSCM Program, spearheaded the integration of GPRO into the MSCM curriculum.

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Key Recommendations from GPRO O&M

Key Recommendations from GPRO O&M

The new GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials is all about creating actionable and realistic goals to improve building efficiency. While all buildings are different—whether it be size, use, age, or budget—certain topics addressed in class can apply to many. We explored some of those real-life applications with GPRO O&M Certificate Holder Jose Barrera, who was trained through the 32BJ Training Fund last year. 

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