Training & 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!

Take course in English | Acceso al curso en Español

In addition to the free online on-demand courses, GBCI regularly holds free "Introduction to EDGE" webinars for targeted countries:

  • Register for the next webinar targeted for Ecuador on July 18, 2019 from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. (Ecuador local time) if you'd like a reminder and calendar invite. You can also simply join the webinar when it is time.

View previously held webinars

Technical Workshops

EDGE Technical Workshops (EDGE Experts 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.

Online On-Demand Training

Online 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.

Register in English | Regístrese en Español

NEW! As part of GBCI's commitment to provide excellent, value-added service to our clients, we now offer free online on-demand EDGE training in English for up to two project team members for each registered EDGE project. Learn more about registering your project.

In-Person Workshops

Local In-Person Workshops


July 25, 2019 | Nairobi
$225 + VAT KGBS Members
$250 + VAT General Public


July 26, 2019 | Mumbai
INR 1,500 plus Taxes


August 17, 2019 | Quito
$175 + IVA CEES Partners
$225 + IVA General Public

August 24, 2019 | Guayaquil
$175 + IVA CEES Partners
$225 + IVA General Public


September 25, 2019 | Mexico City
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Private Training

Private Training For Your Group or Organization

GBCI offers private in-person training for your group or organization in multiple languages. Get a quote.


Government Incentives

Government Incentives

Learn about government incentives available for EDGE projects.

Financing Incentives

Financing Incentives

Learn about preferred financing rates for property developers and green mortgages for home buyers with EDGE-certified buildings.



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.

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.

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