Certified Green Building Professional experts What do they do, in what skills they excel, and who holds the GBPro Certificate in Croatia?
The GBPro Certificate holders are experts who have completed a one-year multidisciplinary course composed of 12 educative modules, which focused on all areas of green building. After they completed the modules, they had to pass the final exam, which granted them the Certified Green Building Proffesional status. More than 130 participants have undertaken the course during the three years of its availability in Croatia (organized by the Croatia Green Building Council) and 85 of them have been awarded the international Green Building Professional Certificate.
The certificate is considered to be international because of the World Green Building Council (www.worldgbc.org) and European Regional Network for Green Building collaboration. Therefore the training is identical in all European and other countries in the world, so that successful students can transfer their knowledge from one country to another, because the part of the program, in addition to international approach to green building itself, include nationally oriented legislation and the specifics in the construction for each country.
The objectives of the joined educational platform at the ERN
The objectives are development oriented with long-term positive effects: to create the conditions for better communication within the industry, which includes the area of green building, namely: building owners and tenants, investors / developers, financial and especially banking institutions, construction companies, architects, designers, engineers of Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering , building management, certification, members of the academic community, lawyers and all other relevant stakeholders, building maintenance industry to enable unique education of the highest possible quality, in order to create synergy and operating group of international and national experts in green building to promote the World GBC, which promotes and supports international certificates for Green Building (eg, LEED, BREEAM, DGNB …) if necessary in countries where there is no certification for green building or there are only a partial certificates (eg. Energy Efficiency Certificates) to be able to assist in all disciplines within the architectural process with a demonstration of the successful green buildings “business case” and to create a respectable professional community of multidisciplinary competence and national markets, and to use all the principles of green building Green Building Professional, yearlong training program is oriented towards professionals from various relevant disciplines, including architecture, engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, economics, finance , law, marketing; then building owners, tenants, businesses, investors, financial institutions, construction companies, suppliers of products and services in construction, scholars and students, employees in public administration – all those who aim to be in line with the latest trends in green building and to be able to use and maintain a space that aims to achieve a high quality life and work in the region and the realization of cost savings. Therefore, its basic value is an integrated approach to all the individual processes in the overall architectural cycle.