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September 2023

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Knowledge Refresh: Electrify Everything

The concept of electrifying everything has gained traction, and with the Inflation Reduction Act's incentives, it's likely to remain on clients' radar.
To build confidence in addressing clients' questions, review Module 7 Hot Topics:
High-Performance Trends in the Green Designation Course: People, Property, Planet, Prosperity.

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EverGreen Award Winner Cultivates Healthy Communities, Tangible Environmental Progress

Josh Dickinson, GREEN, took an indirect route to the real estate industry. It included getting a degree in environmental engineering and an MBA.
After stints in other careers, including academic fundraising and environmental engineering jobs focused on water issues, he realized he wanted something else: autonomy, work that aligned with his values, and a career where he could make an impact on improving the environment.

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When the Stars Align: Sustainability Making Big Strides in Real Estate

There is an old saying in business: always follow the money. These days, there’s a lot of money making its way into the proptech space through doors labeled “ESG,” “Climate Tech,” and “the Inflation Reduction Act.” In 2022, $195 Billion in equity transactions was invested in companies whose products and services address climate change. Globally, governments and investors have committed $1.1 Trillion to investments of various kinds to mitigate climate change.

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Pearl Certification Boosts California Listing's Visibility

When Jo Cusi, GREEN, was getting ready to list a Pittsburg, CA, house in May, she wanted to highlight its green features to give it a marketing edge.
Initially, she considered just including the green features in the MLS description.

August 2023

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6 Ways to Make a Persuasive Case for Walkability

The National Association of REALTORS®’ 2023 Community & Transportation Preferences Survey offers stats and insight you can use to zip up your fall marketing materials and bolster your argument that walkability matters.