Residential Green Description Made Easy

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To register for this program, go to the bottom of the page.

Who should enroll
  • Real property appraisers
  • Builders
  • Lenders
  • Real estate sales agents
  • Real estate brokers
  • Retrofit contractors
Description Green appraisers are finding themselves in an elite group. Having the knowledge to produce a credible report on an unusual property type gives them a competitive edge. As new construction increases around the country, all residential appraisers will wish they were green appraisers who have information about high-performance home features and know how to report it!


Are you looking for ways to write more concisely, report facts more accurately, and produce a meaningful green report? Attend the Residential Green Description Made Easy, a 4-hour seminar that focuses on the description of green and energy-efficient residential properties, to learn new techniques for “writing green.” And prepare yourself for future diversification … maybe even a new path in your current career!

  • Identify terms relating to green buildings.
  • Identify green construction trends.
  • Identify six elements of green building.
  • Identify support documents needed for green buildings.
  • Identify the more familiar National Ratings Programs.
  • Identify an organized way to describe green using the Residential Green and Energy Efficient Addendum.
  • Identify ways to improve green data.
  • Identify ways to become more informed and competent.
Prerequisites None

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4 hours
Yes. After you register for this class, please go to your Education and Events page for
details on what you must complete BEFORE class begins.
To access your Education and Events page, log on to the Appraisal Institute website at (click on the three horizontal lines to the left of the AI logo and select “My
AI Account” from the drop-down menu).
A financial calculator is not required. However, participants may wish to use a calculator for any instructor-led examples. N/A A financial calculator is not required. However, participants may wish to use a calculator for any instructor-led examples.
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