Jul 9, 2014 5:00 PM  PST

Upcoming Events for Realtors and Appraisers

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July | 2014


Call for Presentations:
Water Conference on Oct. 23


Share your expertise on an issue related to residential water conservation at Build It Green's upcoming water conference. We're looking for industry leaders to serve as presenters at our conference for building professionals, scheduled for Oct. 23, 2014.

View Request for Proposals >> (pdf)



For Appraisers:
Valuation of Sustainable
Buildings Courses

Build It Green and The Energy Network present the Appraisal Institute’s green appraiser training series:

Gain a wealth of cutting-edge knowledge, including principles and practices that distinguish green buildings from traditional buildings, methods for appraising the high-performance house, and approaches to solve solar-related valuation problems.

Take these free courses today and be one of the few appraisers listed in your area who lenders can turn to for this standard.

Culver City Training 3-Part Series | Register Now


Introduction to Green Buildings: Principles & Concepts
Online, on-demand | Course access is available for up to 30 days

Case Studies in Appraising Green Residential Buildings
Aug. 11 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Residential and Commercial Valuation of Solar
(First time offered in California!)
Aug. 12-13 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.



Laguna Hills Training 3-Part Series | Register Now


Introduction to Green Buildings: Principles & Concepts
Online, on-demand | Course access is available for up to 30 days

Case Studies in Appraising Green Residential Buildings
Aug. 25 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Residential and Commercial Valuation of Solar
(First time offered in California!)
Sept. 3-4 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.



Green Building Webinars
All webinars provide Build It Green CEU credits.

FREE Multifamily Rater EnergyOrbit Webinar
July 16 | 10 - 11 a.m. | Register Now

This webinar presentation offers multifamily raters enrolled in the Southern California Multifamily Program a review of how to use energyOrbit, submit incentives and successfully navigate through the program from the assessment phase to the improvement phase.


Net Zero Energy Builder Innovations: Part One
July 18 | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. | Register Now

This series, developed in partnership with the Net-Zero Energy Coalition, presents cutting-edge net-zero energy projects.

Part One will be led by C.R. Herro, Vice President of Environmental Affairs at Meritage Homes. Herro leads Meritage's Energy and Innovation Program, combining design, energy efficiency, water management, sustainability, and new technologies to establish a new standard in home building.


FREE Realtor Webinar: Greening the MLS
July 24 | 10 - 11 a.m. | Register Now

Join us for an educational webinar for real estate agents about the National Association of Realtors Green MLS Toolkit and Implementation Guide.


Net Zero Energy Builder Innovations: Part Two
Aug. 21 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. | Register Now

This series, developed in partnership with the Net-Zero Energy Coalition, presents cutting-edge net-zero energy projects.

In Part Two, learn how De Young Properties -- a mid-sized, family run, semi-custom builder in the San Joaquin Valley -- has achieved net zero energy. Each one of De Young's homes have exceeded the minimum California energy code requirements (Title 24) by at least 30% since 2010.





Real Estate Peer-to-Peer Meetings
Attend one of our monthly peer-to-peer meetings for real estate agents to collaborate with other like-minded green real estate professionals.

Meeting dates and locations:

July 21 | 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | City of Industry
Register Now

Effectively Talk to Your Clients About Green Homes
July 30 | 12 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. | Palm Desert
Register Now




National Association of REALTORS® Green Designation Trainings
REALTORS: Are you prepared to help your clients buy or sell a green home? Attend our trainings to gain a competitive advantage and become your client's go-to resource.

Learn green real estate concepts, principles, practices and benefits in a way that makes sense to you and your clients. Stand out from the crowd by earning the only green designation for real estate agents conferred by the National Association of REALTORS®.

Training dates and locations:

Sept. 23 - 25 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Arcadia
Courses covered: Green 100, 200, 300
Register Now

Oct. 2, 6 - 7 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Laguna Hills, CA
Courses covered: Green 100, 200, 300
Register Now

Oct. 29 - 31 | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Palm Desert, CA
Courses covered: Green 100, 200, 300
Register Now



Partner Promotions
Browse these offerings for building professionals from
Build It Green partners and other organizations.


Book Recommendation: Residential Green Valuation Tools
by Sandra K. Adomatis, SRA, LEED Green Associate and published by the Appraisal Institute

Appraisers who value green homes are breaking new ground and face unique challenges. Residential Green Valuation Tools provides the methods and resources you need to meet these challenges and become a green-friendly appraiser.












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