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Toronto - Green Roof Professional (GRP) Accreditation Boot Camp

Date: 2/21/2012 - 2/24/2012

Type: Educational Opportunities

Location(s): Ontario


The Green Roof Professional Training Program consists of four full-day courses developed by multi-disciplinary committees of industry experts. These courses are recommended training for Green Roof Professional (GRP) candidates preparing to write the GRP accreditation exam.

Green Roof Design 101: Introductory Course, Thursday, February 21, 2013
This introductory training course on green roof infrastructure design presents many of the tools and techniques needed to meet your green roof project objectives on schedule, to specification, and within budget.

Green Roof Infrastructure: Design & Installation 201, Friday, February 22, 2013
An immensely practical course that provides participants with in-depth information on the multitude of green roof implementation issues from first client meetings through scheduling, insurance and permit issues, site analysis, construction considerations and more.

Green Roof Waterproofing and Drainage 301, Saturday, February 23, 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.

Green Roof Plants and Growing Media 401, Sunday, February 24, 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.

Tours: Tours of local projects will be offered in conjunction with this event.

Continuing Education Credits: Green Roofs for Healthy Cities is an approved continuing education provider with GBCI, AIA CES, LA CES, APLD and RCI. For more information visit:

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities


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