Developed in collaboration with Rise, the Sustainable Housing Webinar Series is designed to equip AREA members with knowledge by which to support their clients in buying or selling a sustainable property. The four-part series will feature experts from sustainable home builders, utility providers, insurance programs and mortgage providers. These experts will share current best practices, trends, and answer member questions at the end of each session.
Learn more about Rise and what they do: buildwithrise.com
This webinar provides best practices and housing trends shared by Alberta sustainable housing experts. Frank Crawford of Passive House Alberta and Ashley Abernathy of Rise share their thoughts around sustainable housing and home building and offer the information you need to know to support your buying or selling clients.
Download the presentation slides here.
Session two reviews what an EnerGuide rating is, how to get one, how to read them, what the current High-Performance Building Grants are, rebates and funding opportunities for new and renovated homes..
Session #3 discusses the implications with providers of high performance homes, including utility, mortgage and insurance providers. Speakers will share real-life experiences around challenges that have occurred and how to ensure that your clients can avoid them.
Session 4 discusses selling high-performance homes, their comfort, and the tools REALTORS® can use to educate their clients.