Training and resources

START HERE! Check out GBCI’s free 30-minute online “Introduction to EDGE” course, available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and French. You'll learn about EDGE certification and the professional and business opportunities that EDGE offers you, including how to earn your EDGE Expert credential and how to become a GBCI EDGE Auditor.

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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.

Qualify to sit for the EDGE Exam and successfully prepare with session quizzes & exam study tips

Learn at your own pace, whenever & wherever you like


Learn how to sell EDGE & gain access to GBCI sales resources

Become an expert at using the EDGE Software with a practical exercise


Earn Continuing Education (CE) hours for your LEED or AIA professional credentials

Receive one year of access to all course resources

Delivery Format: Online on-demand
Fee: $150
Duration: 8 hours
Description: The online workshop consists of on-demand modules with interactive features, videos, and text. Students must complete the EDGE App Practical Exercise and upload their results, as well as pass a quiz at the end of the workshop.
Languages: English or Spanish

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


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.

Projects that have achieved EDGE Advanced certification (predicted energy savings of at least 40%) at least one year ago and have at least 75% occupancy may wish to pursue EDGE Zero Carbon Certification. Read IFC's guide on How to Apply for EDGE Zero Carbon Certification to learn more.

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.