News and Insights

July 2021

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How to Have a Sunny Outcome Selling a Home With Solar

As a GREEN Designee, you’ve received training on how to sell high-performing homes with features like solar. First, you need to discuss with the seller how the system is paid for – does the seller own it or does someone else? 

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Keep Paint Out of the Waste Stream

There’s a moment of satisfaction – even joy – when homeowners wrap up a home painting project.  

Then they look at the row of half-used paint cans and wonder how they’re going to toss them in an environmentally responsible way.

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EverGreen Award: Last Call for Nominations

We’re in the EverGreen Award home stretch. 

We will be accepting nominations until July 31st, and we’ll pick this year’s winners at the start of August. 
The award is the Green REsource Council’s way to recognize you – GRC members – who are doing the hard day-to-day work to make green a part of your business model, bring clients into the fold and introduce green concepts to your community. 

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Member Meet-up: Deidre “Dee” Omahen

When Deidre "Dee" Omahen, GREEN, of KW Atlantic Partners Southside, Ponte Vedra, FL, toured a LEED-certified building in Chicago about 20 years ago, it sparked a passion for learning about green buildings and green living.