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Accredited Green Appraiser Training | Honolulu, HI

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University of Hawaiʻi

2500 Campus Road, Campus Center 310

Honolulu, Hawaii 96822

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Earth Advantage describes that the purpose of this training is to "educate appraisers about sustainable building practices and appraisal strategies for valuing the energy efficient and green features of a home."


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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 Hawai'i Energy there is no registration fee for this training.


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.


Day 1 Course | Appraising Green Homes: Construction Methods & Trends

May 4, 2020

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% or higher to earn the Accredited Green Appraiser certification.



Day 2 Course | Appraising Green Homes: Valuation Techniques

March 3, 2020 | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. *


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% or higher to earn the Accredited Green Appraiser certification.




Day 3 Course | Appraising Green Homes: Advanced Applications
March 4, 2020 | 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. *

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% or higher to earn the Accredited Green Appraiser certification.



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 6/1/2019, your renewal deadline is 6/1/2021.
If you completed the AGA course after 6/1/2019, 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 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.


Parking

$5/day in the parking structure next to Campus Center 310.


Please inform the Education Department if you have any food allergies.
education@franklinenergy.com


What to bring:

  • Laptop or tablet (and charger) with WiFi capabilities
    We will reference digital documents during the training and it's best if you can access them online, without having to print ahead of time.
    We will not be providing any printed course materials. It is your responsibility to download items to your laptop or tablet prior to the training. We will be providing more information on how to access the files online closer to the training date via email

  • Charger for device

  • Extension cords and/or surge protectors

  • Pen/Pencil

  • Company name tag

  • Water Bottle

  • Coffee/Tea mug

  • Highlighter


Training Material
Electronic versions of all materials needed for this training will be provided prior to the start of Day 1. Students have the option to download and print the student manuals or bring a laptop or tablet with wifi-capabilities to access the powerpoint presentation, student manuals, Case Study worksheet, etc during the training. If you do not have a laptop or tablet, students can share devices.


Attendance Policies
You must attend the entire training and pass the quizzes at the end of each course in order to receive the Accredited Green Appraiser certification.


Exam Details

There will be quizzes at the end of each training day.


There is a requirement to pass with 70% or higher in order to earn the Accredited Green Appraiser certification. Attendees will be allowed to retake the exam twice before being required to retake the course in order to earn the designation.


Questions?
Contact education@franklinenergy.com

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