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Green Roof Professional Training

September 29 - October 01, 2016
Toronto, Ontario

In 2009, the City of Toronto was the first city in Canada to enact a green roof bylaw. Now, with 444 green roofs in the city, and every new building with a gross floor plan of 2,000m2 required to install a green roof, there’s never been a greater demand for green roof designers, practitioners and maintenance personnel.

Learn how to:

  • Conduct cost-benefit analyses to make a business case for green roofs
  • Design to achieve multiple performance benefits
  • Develop a project budget
  • Determine essential qualifications for project teams
  • Integrate green roofs with other building systems for maximum client benefit
  • Identify implementation issues for new and retrofit buildings
  • Write and interpret green roof specifications, and much more!

Exclusive Tours

Registration to Toronto GRP training includes two exclusive tours. On Thursday, explore the Hugh Garner Housing Co-operative green roof led by project architect, Monica Kuhn. On Friday, experience the green roof that tops Carrot Common.

Canada-Ontario Job Grant

If you’re currently employed in Ontario you may be eligible for a Canada-Ontario Job Grant to cover up to two-thirds of your tuition costs. For more information on how to apply, visit the Government of Ontario’s website.

Registration includes detailed reference manuals (totaling 500+ pages), breakfast, lunch and refreshments.

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