USGBC-Missouri Gateway Education

Workshops, lectures, building tours…the exchange of information is a regular, ongoing feature of Missouri Gateway Chapter activities. Whether learning about LEED or seeing the greenest new home on the block, please join us for all upcoming Programs & Events!

USGBC-Missouri Gateway Monthly Evening Programs are held 5:30 to 7:30 pm on the second Tuesday of each month in locations around the St. Louis Metro area. Registration is required; all programs are free to USGBC-Missouri Gateway membership and students; $20 for non-members.

In-Depth Seminars offer extended consideration of topics, and are ideal for individuals who are implementing and applying green building practices and principles. Registration is required; in-depth seminars are $30 for USGBC-MGC members; $45 for non-members.

“Getting LEED Specific” is USGBC Midwest Communities’ new Webinar Series offering LEED Specific credits.  Each session in the series is $10 for USGBC-MGC members and $30 for non-members.

LEED Exam Prep opportunities include live in-person, live online, and online, anytime exam prep courses.

USGBC-MGC is the local delivery partner for Green Building Professional Skills (GPRO) Training in partnership with Urban Green (NYC Chapter) who developed the training with their local building trades. GPRO Operations & Maintenance (O+M) Essentials courses are offered throughout the year.

Please check back with this site as programs, speakers, dates and locations are subject to change!

2019 Education

2019 USGBC-MGC Education Calendar

Click here to view a 11×17 poster of our 2019 Education Calendar!

January 24 | 5:30-7:30 pm
State of the Chapter & Social

February 7 | 3:30 – 5:00 pm
Key Changes to City of St. Louis Building Codes:
2018 IBC, IEBC, IECC & IRC
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February 12 | 12:00-1:15 pm
LEED Specific Webinar
Materials Transparency and LEED

February 12 | 5:30-7:30 pm
Calculating Tree Benefits: Easy as One, Two, Tree
In partnership with Missouri Botanical Garden, BiodiverseCity St. Louis, and Academy of Science-St. Louis.
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February 27 & 28 | 8:30 am-4:30 pm
GPRO Operations & Maintenance (O+M) Essentials 

March 1| 9:00 am-5:00 pm
WELL AP Exam Prep

March  6, 13, 20, and 27 | 2:00-4:00 pm CST
Webinar course occurs over four consecutive Wednesdays.
Online LEED Green Associate Exam Prep

March 12 | 3:00-5:00 pm
Life Cycle Assessment Demystified
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March 12 | 5:30-7:30 pm
Handprints and Footprints
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April 3 | 5:30-7:30 pm
12th Annual Green Schools Event

May 14| 12:00-1:15 pm
LEED Specific Webinar
LEED Supports Healthy Spaces

May 14 | 5:30-7:30 pm
Regional Green Building Challenges and Successes – How Can We Improve?
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Click here to view discussion notes on ‘Making the Case for 3rd Party Green Building Certification’

May 16 & 17 | 8:30 am-4:30 pm
GPRO Operations & Maintenance (O+M) Essentials 

May 21 | 3:00-5:00 pm
Supporting Global Goals Locally through Green Buildings
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June 11 | 5:30-7:30 pm
Green Building Slam
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July 9 | 5:30-7:30 pm
LEED Tour: St. Louis Community College Center for Nursing and Health Sciences
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July 31 | 3:00-5:00 pm
Sustainable SITES Review & Case Study
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August 7 & 8 | 8:30 am-4:30 pm
GPRO Operations & Maintenance (O+M) Essentials

August 13 | 5:30-7:30 pm
Net Zero Carbon, Water, and Energy + Decarbonizing at the District Level
In partnership with ASHRAE-St. Louis Chapter.

August 14 | 8:00-10:00 am
LEED Zero and 4.1: The LEED We’ve Been Waiting For

August 22 | 9:00 am-5:00 pm
LEED Green Associate Exam Prep

September 10 | 12:00-1:15 pm
LEED Specific Webinar
Energy in LEED – Today & Tomorrow

September 10 | 5:30-7:30 pm
Biophilic Design: Designing for Health and Increased Performance

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September 11 | 8:00-10:00 am
Designing with Nature: Biophilic Design in LEED, WELL & LBC

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September 19, 26, October 3 & 10 | 2:00-4:00 pm CST
Webinar course occurs over four consecutive Thursday afternoons.
Online LEED Green Associate Exam Prep

October 8 | 5:30-7:30 pm
It’s What We Do: Creating a Culture Where Sustainable Practices Are the New Normal

October 23 | 3:00-5:00 pm
Upholstery, Fabrics & Coatings in Healthcare

November 12 | 3:00-5:00 pm
Intro to EcoDistricts

November 14 & 15 | 8:30 am-4:30 pm
GPRO Operations & Maintenance (O+M) Essentials 

December 6 | 9:00 am-5:00 pm
LEED Green Associate Exam Prep

December 10 | 12:00-1:15 pm
LEED Specific Webinar 
Buildings are for People – Design Strategies for Human Engagement

To view archives of past USGBC-Missouri Gateway programs and presentations, click on the links located on the right side of this page.

For more information, to confirm schedule or to register for a program, contact USGBC-Missouri Gateway by e-mail or (314) 577-0225.