Aug 7, 2014 11:00 AM  PST

Energy Efficiency Financing Webinar, New Green Trainings

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August | 2014

Save the Date: Water Wise Homes Conference, Nov. 6

Mark your calendars for our upcoming conference on water-saving solutions for the green homes you build. Topics range from landscape engineering and water reuse to the water-energy nexus. Look for registration details in the next newsletter.

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
*Registration is now CLOSED

Laguna Hills Training 3-Part Series | Register Now
*Registration closes Aug. 14 at 8 a.m.

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.

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.

FREE Realtor Webinar:
Energy Efficient Financing - Green Loan Products

Aug. 22 | 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. | Register Now

Discover the loan products and financing strategies that can unlock the emerging opportunities to sell green homes in California. This webinar is brought to you by The Energy Network and New American Funding.

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:

Aug. 18 | 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | City of Industry
Register Now

Sept. 15 | 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | City of Industry
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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