Education and resources


Free 30-minute "Introduction to EDGE" Online Course

Start here! Check out GBCI’s free online “Introduction to EDGE” course, available in either English or Spanish. You'll learn all about the EDGE software, certification process, and business opportunities as an EDGE Expert and EDGE Auditor in only 30 minutes!

Technical Workshops

EDGE Technical Workshops (EDGE Expert Training)

Interested in learning even more or preparing to take the EDGE Exam? Take GBCI’s EDGE Technical Workshop for EDGE Expert candidates, project teams, and consultants. The workshop prepares EDGE Expert candidates to take the EDGE Exam and covers the basics of EDGE, the certification process, and how to use the EDGE software.


On-Demand Training | $150
GBCI’s EDGE Technical Workshop is available online on-demand in English or in Spanish for only $150, with multiple videos, quizzes and a practical exercise. On-demand training allows you to learn at your own pace, whenever and wherever you like. Learn more.

Register in English | Regístrese en Español

GBCI offers free training for the next 1,000 EDGE Experts.


July - December 2018 | Valle de Bravo
Part of Universidad del Medio Ambiente Course: "Sistemas de certificación para arquitectura sostenible"
M.N. $15,000 (with discounts available for early registrations) | Register

August 22, 2018 | Mexico City
M.N. $4,825.15 | Register


August 24, 2018 | Santiago
$190 Chile Green Building Council Members | $240 General Public | Register


September 2018 | Kiev
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September 2018 | Quito
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Coming soon: Workshops in India, Central & South America, and Eastern Europe.
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Explore the EDGE brochure for general information on EDGE. Available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, and Turkish.

User Guides

User Guides

Access the EDGE User Guides to dig deeper into the EDGE software, including each efficiency measure.


Submission Templates

Shooting for EDGE certification? A building design team can use the client submission template to complete calculations and review the supporting documentation required for the audit.

Methodology Report

Methodology Reports

Curious about the underlying assumptions, equations, and data sets that power the EDGE software? The EDGE Methodology Report shows how a base case is established, how demand is calculated, and how local climate conditions influence results. You can also check out the EDGE Cost Model and EDGE Embodied Energy in Materials Methodology to learn more about those respective areas.

Legal Documents

Legal Documents