Getting Started

Interested in starting your sustainability journey but don’t know where to begin? Let us be your guiding light. Please look at the headers above and identify the one closest to you, follow the light, and see what a few clicks may lead you to!

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Sustainability Enthusiasts

The courses we offer cover an array of pivotal topics including Climate Change, Green Buildings, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), Energy and Water Efficiency, Net Zero Energy Consumption, Green Schools, Energy Modeling, Building Information Modeling (BIM), Daylighting, WELL, and  Health and Wellness. They focus on lessons taught through the lens of large and small sustainability projects alike.

Whether you are just getting started in learning more about climate change or you are a champion who believes in it and wants to make a difference, GBRI’s Climate Change Ambassador Program is a collection of courses, articles, and meaningful exercises that enable you to learn more about climate change, progress steadily, and become an Ambassador for our planet. Learn more!

You can enhance your knowledge and audit GBRI article courses and some of the audio-visual courses with a FREE Bronze membership.

Become a GBRI Platinum member and access all our courses and exam prep materials. Learn more!

At GBRI, we stand by the idea that all individuals deserve the opportunity to advance their understanding of sustainability through continued education, regardless of their financial restraints, location, or experience. For this reason, we have a variety of membership levels designed to provide educational opportunities for students, licensed professionals, large companies, small businesses, non-profits, educators, and anyone else interested in creating a greener future. Whether you are looking to advance your career or earn CE hours, you can start today for FREE. Membership options expand beyond our FREE Bronze level membership to include access to more than 250 premium sustainability courses & articles.

Once you login to your GBRI account, click My Courses from your account or visit our learning hub and identify the course(s) you registered for. Still having trouble? We have posted a video to help you navigate the website. You may also submit a support ticket if you continue to have issues. We will respond to your ticket in 24 hours.

School Students (K-12)

We love that you are here. Currently our Climate Change Ambassador Program is for ages 15 and above. We will notify you when we have our program for juniors. Please register here.

GBRI, in partnership with National Association of Students in Architecture (NASA) in India, is offering best-in-class NATA Exam Prep for FREE. We hope to have this ready for you by April 2022. You may join the waitlist here or standby as we make some final touches to the program.

College Students and Recent Graduates

Here is a page that talks about each credential and what it takes to earn a credential. Did we say there are scholarships for exam prep? You heard  right. Learn more here.

GBRI is awarding 1,000s of scholarships to students and sustainability professionals from around the world for CE and Exam Prep. 100% scholarships for LEED Green Associate, LEED AP, and WELL AP Exam Prep. Up to 50% scholarship for LEED, AIA, and WELL CE Hours.

Once you login to your GBRI account, click My Courses from your account or visit our learning hub and identify the course(s) you registered for. Still having trouble? We have posted a video to help you navigate the website. You may also submit a support ticket if you continue to have issues. We will respond to your ticket in 24 hours.

From exam prep materials, to practice questions, and simulated mock exams, GBRI has everything you need to earn a LEED Green Associate Credential or a LEED AP Credential with a specialty in BD+C and O+M.

You are in luck! We just revamped our WELL Practice tests and Mock exams to align with the latest version of WELL Building Standard.

GBRI Certified International Green Building Associate is our certification program that prepares students and professionals to get their feet wet in sustainability concepts and grasp the fundamentals of green building rating systems, such as AIA measures of sustainable design, LEED, LBC, Breeam, IGBC, and WELL. Currently we are offering this program also through select colleges and universities. Click here to learn more.

GBRI Certified International Green Building Professional is ideal for students who have completed Level 1: International Green Building Associate. This program prepares students and professionals to strengthen their knowledge base in sustainability and green buildings with intermediate to advanced courses. Students will also master a green building rating system of their choice; LBC, LEED, IGBC, or WELL. Click here to learn more.

Educators (Teachers and Faculty)

GBRI certified instructors are teachers and industry professionals who believe that a truly sustainable future must also be an equitable one where every human is treated equally and fairly, regardless of race, gender, or background. Click here to learn more.

GBRI certified instructors are teachers and industry professionals who believe that a truly sustainable future must also be an equitable one where every human is treated equally and fairly, regardless of race, gender, or background. Click here to learn more.

Green Building Professionals Seeking CE Hours (LEED, WELL and AIA)

Designed for students, licensed professionals, educators, non-profits, and companies, Learning Hub at GBRI offers not only an inexpensive way to achieve your CE hours, but also creates a diverse community, allowing you to network, connect, and collaborate with experts and professionals. Learn more!

Sign up for a FREE Bronze account and take guesswork out of the equation with a pre-made 6, 15, or 30-hour LEED course package as part of a Bronze, Silver, or Gold Membership—or get it all with a Platinum Membership! Learn more

LEED and WELL professionals may earn LEED-specific and WELL-specific hours watching self-paced courses for BD+C, O+M, ID+C, ND, WELL, or Homes Specialties, and/or by participating in GBRI’s LEED Project Experience Program for BD+C Specialty. Learn more
AIA Architect members are required to complete 18 LUs from registered AIA/CES providers each year. Of the 18 LUs, 12 must be in the topic areas of Health, Safety, and Welfare (HSW). GBRI offers courses approved by AIA and offers a variety of ways to earn Continuing Education credits that meet your goals and licensing requirements. Learn more

Once you login to your GBRI account, click My Courses from your account or visit learning hub and identify the course you registered for. Still having trouble? We have posted a video to help you navigate the website. You may also submit a support ticket if you continue to have issues. We will respond to your ticket in 24 hours.

Project Controls Professionals

We offer the following courses for scheduling:

  • Scheduling with Oracle Primavera P6—level 1
  • Mastering Oracle Primavera P6—Level 2 
  • Time Impact Analysis Using Oracle Primavera P6 
  • Analyzing Claims Using Oracle Primavera P6 

Click here to learn more!

A recording of all sessions will be available for on-demand viewing here.

Yes! You can learn more about our advanced training in Oracle Primavera 6 here.

Homeowners

The Roots of a Greener Home” is our eBook which describes more than 150 projects and practices that will help you “green” your home, your surroundings, and your lifestyle.

We do! You can view our course on minimalism here.

Yes! You can view our tiny homes articles here.

Once you have purchased your copy of “The Roots of a Greener Home,” you can access it here.

Organizations

In pursuit of creating an equitable world, as a global leader in Sustainability and Green Building education, GBRI is also dedicated to creating sustainable communities around the world through education, empowerment, and partnership. It is through this mindset that we have been able to align ourselves with like-minded, community- focused organizations (Businesses, Non-Profits, Colleges, and Universities) working to shape a more environmentally conscious and socially equitable tomorrow. Interested in partnering with us? Please contact Peter G, Martin, our Director of Community Outreach & Engagement, to get started! 

We offer a variety of services for organizations of all sizes to grow and flourish in this green economy. GBRI can assist your business in creating websites, Learning Management Systems (LMS) to host your training courses, and Sustainability Consulting Services for "greening" your businesses, as well as your projects with LEED and WELL certification.

Yes. We offer student, military, group, small business, non-profit, and corporate rates. Please contact us at pathway@gbrionline.org for a customized quote.

Workforce

For a truly sustainable and equitable world, we must empower our workforce to create positive, meaningful changes in our daily professional and personal lives. The role infrastructure and buildings play in all of this cannot be ignored and the design of new green buildings and optimizing existing buildings will undoubtedly create more jobs. But are students and professionals prepared to meet this demand?

This is where GBRI Workforce Training will help to bridge the gap between academic learning and industry expectations. GBRI offers 3 tracks of Workforce Training:

  1. Workforce Training for Sustainability and Green Building Professionals
  2. Workforce Training for Disadvantaged Communities and Priority Populations
  3. Workforce Training for Project Controls Professionals
The journey to become a sustainability guru begins here!
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