Feb 11, 2014 5:00 PM  PST

Build It Green Announces Partnership With National Association of REALTORS


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February | 2014


Build It Green Partners With National Association of REALTORS® for New Trainings

We are excited to partner with the National Association of REALTORS® to deliver new and FREE trainings toward earning NAR's Green Designation, the most recognizable national green certification for real estate professionals. These trainings combine NAR's high-quality national curriculum with Build It Green's California-specific curriculum.

BIG is committed to supporting and educating real estate agents about green building opportunities. Buying or selling an existing home is a great time for people to perform energy efficiency upgrades, and real estate agents can serve as a trusted advisor to their clients. Read More >>

Trainings will be offered across California in 2014.
Upcoming trainings include:


Feb. 18-19 | Rancho Cucamonga, CA | Register Now

March 4-5 | Laguna Hills, CA | Register Now

April 9-11 | Laguna Hills, CA | Register Now

April 15-17 | Palm Desert, CA | Register Now




GreenPoint Rated Makes Tremendous Impact

GreenPoint Rated, the most trusted home certification system in California, is steadily transforming the housing market. We’re proud to announce that as of 2013, 21,000 certified homes have had an incredible impact on the environment. These homes have collectively saved 58 million kWh of energy, 258 million gallons of water, and 103,000 metric tons of C02.

Click to learn more about GreenPoint Rated’s achievements in our Impact Report, and what’s in store for the program in 2014.

Read More >>




New Trainings for Multifamily Building Professionals

Webinar: Multifamily Energy Efficiency Financing for Market Rate and Affordable Housing
Thurs., Feb. 13 | 10–11 a.m. | Register Now

From utility incentives and energy efficient mortgage products to promising new loan products for multifamily energy efficiency, this webinar covers the financing products and strategies that will help unlock this large, emerging opportunity in California.

California Multifamily Existing Building Training
Thurs. - Fri., March 6–7, 10-13 | Costa Mesa | Register Now

This training offers property owners valuable resources to support energy upgrades to their multifamily properties, including technical and financial assistance and can qualify Raters to perform whole-building energy audits, recommendations and third-party verification.

To reach our Education Department, email training@builditgreen.org, or call 510-590-3360, Ext. 603.





Upgrade Your Services with a Professional Certification

Sponsor the Reen Products Expo Now is your chance to achieve one of Build It Green's professional certifications. Our latest round of trainings, offered in Modesto, is now open for registration.

GreenPoint Rated Core
Thurs.-Sat., March 20-22 (half day on Saturday) | Modesto | Apply Now

GreenPoint Rated New Home
Wed., April 2 | Modesto | Apply Now

GreenPoint Rated Existing Home
Thurs.-Fri., April 3-4 | Modesto | Apply Now

To reach our Education Department, email training@builditgreen.org, or call 510-590-3360, Ext. 603.




2014 California Adaptation Forum: A Call for Session Proposals

The California Adaptation Forum brings together leaders with a strong commitment to addressing the risks of climate change. Collaboration from all sectors of California's diverse economy, including the building industry, is needed to protect our economy and our future.

The Forum will show you how to be more effective in your work, and provides valuable opportunities for networking and collaboration across disciplines. Session proposals will be accepted soon. Learn More >>










Check the Build It Green events calendar for all upcoming workshops, classes, webinars, networking events, and trainings

For additional information on this article, please contact:
 
(510) 590-3360
 
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