Event Title:

How to Make Money Selling Green Homes #HH112804A


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Event Date/Time:

Start: 4/28/2011 1:30:00 PM
End: 4/28/2011 5:30:00 PM


Professional Training
Build It Green


West San Gabriel Valley Association of REALTORS - Education Center


Apr 28, 2011 1:30 PM
Apr 28, 2011 12:00 PM

Event Deadline:

04/28/2011 12:00

Event Notes:

Los Angeles County and Build It Green Present:

How To Make Money Selling Green Homes

Date:  Thursday, April 28 
Time:  1:30pm - 5:30pm

Who:  Real Estate Professionals in Los Angeles County

Early studies confirm that green, energy efficient homes are selling faster and for more money than conventional homes.  Are you ready to take advantage of this expanding market and help your clients find the green home they are looking for?

This 4-hour course is based on best green building principles and taught by experts in the green building, home performance, and real estate fields.  You’ll learn about the value of and resources available for green home remodeling and upgrades, home energy assessments, improved indoor air quality, water conservation, resource conservation and more.

By taking this course, you’ll also get the information you need to be your clients’ go-to resource for energy efficiency rebates, green lending practices, and credible green building standards.

Topics covered in this class:

  • Current business opportunities for real estate professionals
  • Market demand, regulatory changes, and state initiatives surrounding green homes and GreenPoint Rated
  • Credible standards, the Whole House approach, HERS II, and other green certifications
  • Criteria for a green home and how to avoid greenwashing
  • State and federal energy efficiency rebate programs, mortgage options, state disclosure regulations and lending programs (203K, Energy Efficiency Mortgages)
  • Marketing tools and resources

NOTE:  this workshop is for real estate professionals in Los Angeles County

Bring to training:

  • Writing instruments, highlighter.
  • A refillable water bottle or drink container, to limit disposable water container use.
  • BUSINESS CARDS, about 100, to network with other attendees.


Beverages and light snacks will be provided.

Please plan to arrive 15 to 30 minutes early so that we can begin the course promptly.

Price:  $10 (space is limited)


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Speaker Information:


Contact Name:

  Build It Green Professional Training Department

Contact Phone:

  510-590-3360 x603

Contact Fax:

  (510) 590-3361

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