Fundamentals of Sustainable Homes

Sustainable high-performance homes are quickly becoming the norm. Real estate professionals who take the time to understand the sustainable homes that homebuyers want are gaining a competitive edge and becoming their clients’ trusted resource. This course explores the different building standards that go above code and strategies to make a home more comfortable and energy-efficient, helping real estate professionals find their clients a healthy, durable, and sustainable home.

Gain a competitive advantage by identifying and communicating the benefits of sustainable homes in the market. In this 3-hour online course, learners will be able to:

✔ Identify the characteristics of a sustainable home;

✔ Recognize various sustainability programs that go beyond the minimum building code requirements;

✔ Identify ways to increase a home’s sustainability through improving energy, heat, and water efficiency; and

✔ List various sustainable products and systems, based on third-party certifications, that will increase a home’s energy efficiency and sustainability and reduce its impact on the environment.

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Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: 1 year