Take an online, instructor-led class with IPI’s Parksmart Advisor Training

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Our journey with USGBC as an Education Partner has led IPI to create a new mode of training and delivery platform for our Parksmart Advisor Training. IPI’s newest training delivery option for this program is a blend of a "learn at your own pace" online course and the instructor-led class traditionally offered.

First class of SITES APs demonstrates their expertise in sustainable landscape design

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In October 2016, we began offering testing for the SITES AP exam, and we are excited to announce that our first cohort of SITES APs have earned their credentials through GBCI. These newly minted landscape professionals have demonstrated their knowledge, expertise and commitment to the profession to earn the SITES AP designation.

GBCI Europe

GBCI Europe is a local hub serving the needs of the European green building community by providing on-the-ground customer support for regional project teams and stakeholders.

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LEED is local, regional & global.

LEED has become a common language of best practices in buildings around the world.

Regional context is important for green building, and LEED v4 recognizes this by incorporating local equivalent standards/programs to achieve the same credit intent. Metric units are now included in all tools and resources.

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LEED professional

Signal to the industry at large that you’re all in: committed to sustainable, high-performance buildings and invested in your career for the long term.

In today's global market, LEED professionals are recognized as experts with a deep technical background in green building codes, principles and practices.

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LEED Core Concepts

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Events

Looking for more green building seminars and professional networking events?

GBCI Europe regularly hosts industry events where you can get the latest green building insights, discover new research and experience innovative products and technologies.

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Upcoming 2018 events

April 12: 40 Percent Symposium in Berlin

The 40 Percent Symposium will focus on PropTech and how positive industry disruption is shaping the future of real estate.

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April 16: Pre-Greenbuild Workshops in Berlin (LEED Green Associate, LEED v4.1, GRESB)

Getting started with LEED? Join the LEED Green Associate workshop. Interested in LEED system updates? Join the LEED v4.1 workshop. Looking to broaden your knowledge into ESG reporting? Join the GRESB workshop.

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April 17-18: Greenbuild Europe in Berlin

Greenbuild Europe offers a forum for the green building community to unite, change lives, revolutionize business and address pressing issues, such as air quality, human health, energy use and global climate change.

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Past event highlights

GBCI Europe Lunch & Learn in London

Join GBCI and Hilson Moran for a networking lunch in London to find out about LEED developments, WELL and new GBCI programs.

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LEED European Summit in Berlin, Germany
The LEED European Summit, co-hosted in Berlin by USGBC, GBCI and the German Green Building Association (GGBA), provided attendees with the opportunity to experience the new Arc platform, educational seminars and networking events.


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Rebuild Conference in Riva del Garda, Italy
The Rebuild Conference: Innovating Real Estate Regeneration and Management is a platform for analysis, learning, networking and doing business in the construction industry. With highly focused sessions and discussions on business cases and market opportunities, attendees receive a clear understanding of the innovation trends and opportunity of the sector. In past years, the conference has tackled the key role of deep retrofit for the real estate business and the strategies to put it in place at large scale.


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Evolution of Green Business Certification in Europe in Vienna, Austria
During this event, hosted by GBCI Europe, ATP sustain and denkstatt GmbH, attendees will hear from a panel of experts with the discussions focusing on how the green building movement is addressing the needs of our dynamic marketplace through technology, performance and data.


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Value of Green Building by WIRES & Deloitte in Madrid, Spain

Join us for a morning roundtable about the value of sustainability investment, featuring industry leaders from Merlin Properties, intu, Bovis, GBCI Europe and BREEAM. Breakfast will be provided.

Language: Spanish.

Sustainability Protocol LEED v4 Operations + Maintenance in Milano, Italy

This training, led by Macro Design Studio in collaboration with AiCARR Formazione, focuses on the LEED rating systems, green building concepts and sustainable design principles. The course also will cover the application of LEED v4 O+M prerequisites and credits.

Language: Italian

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wellference in Milan, Italy

This event will feature information about the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI™) and the WELL Building Statndard, promoting health and wellness in the building sector. It will be held in Milan at the Starhotel Rosa Grand and speakers include Rick Fedrizzi, CEO and President of International WELL Building Institute, founder and former CEO of U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC); and Kay Killman, Managing Director of Green Building Certification Institute Europe (GBCI™ Europe), LEED and WELL certification body.

Also, don’t miss the Introduction to the Future of Wellbeing education session on Oct. 18. Learn more about the wellference conference. Language: English and Italian.

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Meet & Greet GBCI Europe in Warsaw, Poland

Join GBCI Europe and the Polish Green Building Council for an afternoon gathering of green business leaders. We will discuss the newly established GBCI Europe and the family of GBCI systems, including LEED v4, WELL and Parksmart.

Language: Polish and English.

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Sustainable Real Estate and Green Building Certification: An Option or a Must for Ukraine?

Hosted by Green Business Certification Inc. Europe (GBCI Europe) and the European-Ukrainian Energy Agency (EUEA), this roundtable will present and discuss the decisive factors for defining business case for green building in Ukraine and how to release the full market potential. Language: English with simultaneous translation to Ukrainian.

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Executive luncheon launches Greenbuild China

On March 31, USGBC hosted a Greenbuild China executive luncheon at the Shanghai Westin Hotel. This luncheon officially launched the Greenbuild China conference coming to Shanghai on Oct. 17–18, 2017. Nearly 100 guests were invited, including government officials, thought leaders, executives and other stakeholders, to celebrate the announcement of the world’s most influential green building event coming to China.

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