Green Roof Professional Accreditation Training Program will take place on September 19 to September 21, 2013, in Toronto, Ontario. The green roof industry continues to grow by leaps and bounds, with Toronto’s Green Roof Bylaw resulting in more than 2 million square feet of new green space planned on buildings throughout the City. Now more than ever, it’s time to get the designation that proves you’re familiar with green roof benefits, design, implementation and technology. Join more than 500 accredited GRPs and distinguish yourself in the marketplace by adding this credential to your professional qualifications. The following 3 day GRP training boot camp will prepare you in writing the GRP exam successfully.
1. Green Roof Design and Installation (2nd Ed.) will take place on Thursday, September 19th, 2013 this is an updated and consolidated version of the Green Roof Design 101 and Green Roof Design and Installation 201 courses. It incorporates new research on green roof benefits and the latest technical standards, and presents tools and techniques needed to meet green roof project objectives on schedule, to specification, and within budget.
2. Green Roof Waterproofing and Drainage will take place on Friday, September 20th, 2013
This course will provide participants with an overview of waterproofing and drainage construction and maintenance for green roof assemblies. It lays out technical vocabulary and materials and presents detailed design solutions and implementation best management practices for waterproofing and drainage in green roofs.
3. Green Roof Plants and Growing Media will take place on Saturday, September 21st, 2013. This course will provide participants with an overview of plants and growing media design considerations and maintenance for green roof assemblies. It establishes design and implementation best management practices for plants and growing media in green roofs.
Tuition for Green Roof Design and Installation is $499 CAN, or $474 CAN for GRHC members. Tuition for Green Roof Waterproofing and Drainage and Green Roof Plants and Growing Media is $399 CAN, or $374 CAN for GRHC members each.
Tuition includes course materials, lunch, and refreshments. If paying by cheque, please note it must be received in our office no later than one week before the event. Registrations may be canceled by a participant up to THREE DAYS prior to the event, and will incur a $50 cancellation fee per course. No cancellations after that point.
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