Oct 28, 2019 to Oct 29, 2019

NAR Green Designation | San Jose

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Event Overview

Overview

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City of San Jose, BayREN, StopWaste, and Build It Green present:

NAR Green Day 1: The Resource-Efficient Home - Retrofits, Remodels, Renovations, and New Home Construction
Monday, October 28 | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm 

The session looks at why consumer demand for these homes is increasing and how both the homes and consumer expectations impact the market. The course prepares real estate professionals to provide advice and sources of information to help homeowners improve the resource efficiency of their homes from low-cost fixes and DIY projects to retrofitting and replacing systems to big -budget remodeling projects. The course also looks at constructing a new, resource-efficient home and the value that real estate professionals can bring to the design and build team.

NAR Green Day 2: Representing Buyers and Sellers of Resource Efficient Homes
Tuesday, October 29 | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This session focuses on applying your knowledge of resource-efficient, smart, and certified homes and adapting your core real estate skills to build business success in the niche market for resource-efficient homes.

More homebuyers are demanding green and energy-saving features in their next homes. Are you prepared to assist them? Gain a competitive advantage and learn how to become your clients’ go-to resource for buying or selling a more efficient, money-saving, healthy home. Learn more about the NAR's Green Designation.
 
Join us for a two-day training to learn green real estate concepts, principles, practices, and benefits from the ground up in a way that makes sense to you and your clients. You’ll stand out from the crowd by earning the only green designation for real estate agents conferred by the National Association of REALTORS®.

This training is offered in partnership with the City of San Jose, BayREN, and StopWaste:

  • Don't sign up because others are underwriting the cost. Sign up because it will help you be more successful.
  • Did you know that 94% of home buyers rate energy efficiency as an important part of their home buying decision? Are you prepared to have that discussion?
  • What elements of a home are potentially poisoning the occupants and what can you do about it?
  • Do you really understand how a home functions?
  • Would you and your clients like to save hundreds of dollars a year by learning how to use resources more efficiently?

Requirements

Earning NAR's Green Designation 
Upon completion of the two required courses, you will have achieved GREEN candidate status, a one-year period during which you must fulfill the educational and experiential requirements to earn NAR's Green Designation awarded by the Green REsource Council.

Continuing Education Units approved by the Department of Real Estate
Upon completion of the two required courses and successfully passing each exam with 80%, you will receive 16 Continuing Education Units approved by the Department of Real Estate. DRE Sponsor # 5040.


Prerequisites
Must be a licensed Realtor in the State of California in order to receive the Department of Real Estate Continuing Education Units for attending these courses.

Fees and Registration
Waived - Thanks to the generous support from the City of San Jose, BayREN, and StopWaste.
 

Requirements for the NAR Green Designation certification

Agenda

NAR Green Day 1
Resource-Efficient Home: Retrofits, Remodels, Renovations, and New Home Construction
The session looks at why consumer demand for these homes is increasing and how both the homes and consumer expectations impact the market. The course prepares real estate professionals to provide advice and sources of information to help homeowners improve the resource efficiency of their homes from low-cost fixes and DIY projects to retrofitting and replacing systems to big -budget remodeling projects. The course also looks at constructing a new, resource-efficient home and the value that real estate professionals can bring to the design and build team.


NAR Green Day 2 
Why All Clients Are Green and How to Represent Them
This session focuses on applying your knowledge of resource-efficient, smart, and certified homes and adapting your core real estate skills to build business success in the niche market for resource-efficient homes.

Refreshments: 
Breakfast, lunch, and light refreshments throughout the day will be available. Please bring a reusable water bottle.

Please inform the Education Department if you have any food allergies.
training@builditgreen.org
(510) 285-6221​

Questions about the training? 
Contact training@builditgreen.org or (510) 285-6221

Prerequisites

Must be a licensed Realtor in the State of California in order to receive the Department of Real Estate Continuing Education Units for attending these courses.


LOCATION

San Jose Environmental Innovation Center
1608 Las Plumas Ave
SANTA CLARA, CA 95133
Phone: 408-535-8560


Event Details

Schedule

NAR Green Day 1: The Resource-Efficient Home - Retrofits, Remodels, Renovations, and New Home Construction
Monday, October 28 | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

NAR Green Day 2: Representing Buyers and Sellers of Resource Efficient Homes
Tuesday, October 29 | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Parking

There is ample parking available at the facility. Unfortunately, the venue is not transit accessible. We encourage attendees to carpool if at all possible.

Refreshments

Breakfast, lunch, and light refreshments throughout the day will be available.

Please bring a reusable water bottle.

Please inform the Education Department if you have any food allergies.
training@builditgreen.org
(510) 285-6221​

What to bring

Training Materials

Student Manuals will be emailed for download prior to the training. If you are not receiving training reminder and updates, please contact the Education Department to confirm the email address you have provided upon registration is correct.

Education Department
training@builditgreen.org
(510) 285-6221​​

Attendance Policies

Exam Details

If you are intending to earn DRE CEUs, there will be a closed book, 30-minute exam at the end of each course.

Event Speakers


John Shipman

Build It Green

John is the Senior Director of Southern California & Real Estate Services at Build It Green. He is also a REALTOR® and a National Association of REALTORS® and California Association of REALTORS® Green Designation Trainer. Both companies are well known for their commitment and expertise in Green Real Estate, green education, training, and business development consulting. John is also a California HERS Building Performance Contractor (HERS-BPC); California General Building Contractor; BPI Certified Building Analyst and Envelope Professional and BPI Trainer-Proctor(BPI-Efficiency First, California-CBPCA). John serves as Program Coordinator and Instructor for California State University’s Continuing and Professional Education Department’s Green and Sustainable Building Certificate Program at Long Beach. A Creator of and Trainer for; Build It Green’s and Energy Efficiency Management, Inc’s. Certified Green Real Estate Professional Program® (CG-REP®); Trainer and GreenPoint Rater; Energy Efficient Mortgage (EEM) Trainer, CalCERTS, Inc. John’s company Energy Efficiency Management, Inc. is an approved Energy Upgrade California Contracting Company and Certified California HERS Rating and GreenPoint Rating Company. John is a graduate of University of California, Los Angeles.