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Our high quality manuals are each written by several acknowledged experts and are also peer reviewed to provide you with the best possible materials. Use the manuals for stand alone study, with an online course, to prepare for your GRP exam, or sign up for an upcoming in person training class. To see our upcoming in-class schedule, please go to www.greenroofs.org/education

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Living Architecture and Sustainable Energy
SKU: AALASE

This course discusses innovative approaches for integrating green roofs and walls with other green building services to reduce or eliminate energy inputs from unsustainable sources and enhance economic and health performance. Topics include: intake air cooling, photovoltaics, air freshening, bio-energy production, moderation of heat loss and gain through the building envelope, and more!


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Integrated Water Management for Buildings and Sites II
SKU: AGRH202

This  new course manual builds upon information in our first edition.  Achieving net-zero water utilizes the concepts of using and reusing water multiple times on site and to provide to the greatest degree possible a closed loop of water.  There are seven steps associated with this integrated water cycle. While this concept may not be achievable in certain projects, incorporation of its principals can lead to reduction of domestic water and sewer dependency. This course  manual will focus on a number of case studies from different regions and explore in detail the design, installation, maintenance, policy and economic realities of these net zero water systems.


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Integrated Water Management for Buildings & Sites 
SKU: AGRH2O1

Introduction to Integrated Water Management applies green roofs and walls to the “Net Zero Water” concept. Through the effective implementation of green roofs and walls, this course manual approaches strategies to significantly reduce the consumption of potable water on buildings in order to deliver sustainable living systems to the urban environment.


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Advanced Green Roof Maintenance
SKU: AGRMNT

The Advanced Green Roof Maintenance course manual examines the planning and implementation of maintenance of green roofs. This course manual includes detailed information on developing maintenance plans, contracts, and inspection reports that work in comply with warranty requirements. 


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Introduction to Rooftop Urban Agriculture
SKU: AGRURBRT

Learn about multiple approaches to growing food on rooftops through design and maintenance principles, and case studies drawn from across North America. The Introduction to Rooftop Urban Agriculture course manual covers multiple approaches to growing food on rooftops through design and maintenance principles, as well as case studies drawn from across North America. It is expected that the course will help promote the creation of many successful urban agriculture installations in cities across the continent.


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Green Infrastructure: Policies, Performance and Projects
SKU: CMGIFPOL
Green Infrastructure: Policies, Performance and Projects provides a review of various vegetative technologies in urban areas (i.e. green walls, roofs, urban forests, rain gardens), presents the latest research on their many performance benefits, and showcases a variety of leading edge policy and program developments in cities such as Chicago, Seattle, New York and Toronto that support the greening of our cities. Ideal for policy makers and other advocates of urban greenery.

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Green Roof Design 101: Introductory Course
SKU: CMGR101

Green Roof Professional Logo The Design 101 course manual contains technical information on a wide range of benefits, cost factors, case studies, and major design considerations and practices. Green Roof Design 101 introduces participants to the numerous public and private benefits of green roofs and presents many of the tools and techniques needed to meet your green roof project objectives.


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Green Roof Design and Installation
SKU: CMGR101201

Green Roof Professional LogoGreen Roof Design and Installation is an updated and consolidated version of our Green Roof Design 101: Introductory Course and Green Roof Design and Installation 201 course manuals. 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.


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Green Roof Infrastructure: Design and Installation 201
SKU: CMGR201

Green Roof Professional Logo An immensely practical course that provides participants with in-depth information on a multitude of green roof implementation issues from first client meetings through to scheduling, insurance and permit issues, site analysis, construction considerations, sub-contracting, building a qualified project team, post construction maintenance and more.


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Green Roof Waterproofing and Drainage
SKU: CMGR301

Green Roof Professional LogoOverview of the many tools and techniques needed to meet green roof waterproofing and drainage project objectives. Includes: waterproofing and drainage terminology for better communication with the various professions involved, waterproofing and drainage assemblies and systems, overview of major design principles,  and much more!  This is a core course manual for the Green Roof Professional accreditation exam.


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