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Accredited Green Appraiser Training | San Jose
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 9:00 AM - Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 5:00 PM
San Jose, CA 95133
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Description
Join us to gain a wealth of cutting-edge knowledge, including principles and practices that distinguish green buildings from traditional buildings, methods for appraising high-performance homes, and approaches to solve solar-related valuation problems. Additionally, did you know the secondary mortgage market guidelines require this competency prior to accepting an assignment? Read on for full course details and registration information.

Course Fees
Thanks to the generous support of BayREN and StopWaste, there is no registration fee for this training. 

Continuing Education Hours approved by the Bureau of Real Estate Appraisers
Upon completion of the three required courses and successfully passing the quizzes at the end of each course with a grade of 70% or higher, you will receive 20 Continuing Education Hours approved by the Bureau of Real Estate Appraisers.

Requirements

  • By registering for this training, you agree to take the quizzes at the end of each course.
  • You must be a licensed Appraiser and be available to take all three (3) courses.
  • Participants who take all three classes and pass the exam will be listed on the Earth Advantage's Find a Professional.
  • Attendees are expected to arrive at 8:30 am every day to sign in. Class will begin promptly at 9:00 am.

Agenda

Day 1 Course | Appraising Green Homes: Construction Methods & Trends
Tuesday - April 16, 2019

This course is designed to provide information on the rapidly expanding field of green building and introduce participants to all phases of green residential construction, from proper siting of a home to finish material selection. The class begins with an overview of the history of green building and then explains its five key elements in detail. This will provide learners with an in-depth understanding of green building in order to equip you to competently analyze these properties in appraisal assignments. Day 1 course concludes with a discussion on green home certification programs, guidelines and the possible impact on home appraisals.

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Classroom training *
* Attendees are expected to arrive at 8:30 am every day to sign in. Class will begin promptly at 9:00 am.

4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Closed-Book Quiz **
** Must pass the quiz with 70% of higher to earn the designation and Continuing Education Hours approved by the Bureau of Real Estate Appraisers.

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Day 2 Course | Appraising Green Homes: Valuation Techniques
Wednesday - April 17, 2019

This course is intended to provide appraisers with the information and resources needed to make well-supported and accurate valuation decisions for green properties. Day 2 course begins with an overview of the most current data available for the valuation of green homes, then presents the cost approach as it applies to these properties. Participants will then perform an in-depth analysis of the sales comparison approach and valuation techniques that can be applied to green properties. 

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Classroom training *
* Attendees are expected to arrive at 8:30 am to sign in. Class will begin promptly at 9:00 am.

4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Closed-Book Quiz **
** Must pass the quiz with 70% of higher to earn the designation and Continuing Education Hours approved by the Bureau of Real Estate Appraisers.

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Day 3 Course | Appraising Green Homes: Advanced Applications
Thursday - April 18, 2019

The valuation techniques from Day 1 and 2 will be directly applied to appraisal case studies during Day 3 course, which will provide tools that can be integrated into real-world practice. Upon passing a formal exam, the student will be able to use the designation of Accredited Green Appraiser.

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Classroom training *
* Attendees are expected to arrive at 8:30 am to sign in. Class will begin promptly at 9:00 am.

4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Closed-Book Quiz **
** Must pass the quiz with 70% of higher to earn the designation and Continuing Education Hours approved by the Bureau of Real Estate Appraisers.
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Maintaining Your Accreditation

Appraisers must earn 4 CEs in green real estate education every 2 yrs to maintain the AGA designation: 

  • If you completed the AGA course before 6/1/2018, your renewal deadline is 6/1/2020. 
  • If you completed the AGA course after 6/1/2018, your renewal deadline is 2 years from the last day of the class. 
  • Renewals then re-occur in 2-year cycles. 

There are several opportunities to satisfy the CE requirements:

Earth Advantage Courses

  • If you took AGA before 2012, we highly recommend that you take the updated course again as a refresher. AGA is offered in both live and online formats. 
  • You can visit Earth Advantage's Education Calendar to browse courses currently being offered, or sign up for updates on other courses. 
  • CEs for an Earth Advantage course will be automatically applied to your renewal after completion. 
Approved Courses from Other Providers
  • You can browse this list of courses from other providers that Earth Advantage has approved. 
  • You will need to submit the Accreditation Renewal Form if you take a course from a provider besides Earth Advantage. 

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LOCATION
San Jose Environmental Innovation Center
1608 Las Plumas Ave
San Jose, CA 95133
Phone: 408-535-8560
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CONTACTS
Registration
Build It Green Education Department
(510) 285-6221
training@builditgreen.org

Onsite
Build It Green Education Department
(510) 285-6221
training@builditgreen.org
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