ADU Academy

Professional education focused on the emerging ADU industry

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Professional education focused on the emerging ADU industry customized for designers, builders, lenders, realtors, appraisers, and developers; taught by experienced practitioners.

  • Excel in the rapidly emerging ADU market
  • Acquire in-depth education about the broader range of ADU issues that set you apart as an ADU practitioner and professional
  • Get an edge on the competition by gaining an ADU Specialist designation

This academy is for ADU professionals who are seeking the most in-depth and cutting edge education on ADUs that is available across the country, and who are looking to connect with a national network of ADU practitioners.

Academy registration includes:

  • Full-day of top tier professional workshops, lunch and open bar reception
  • A copy of Backdoor Revolution- The Definitive Guide to ADU Development
  • Seven continuing education credits available for CCB, OREA, ACLB, AIA and
  • WA Appraisers
  • Accreditation exam which allows graduates to earn the ADU Specialist designation

Display your ADU expertise and credentials with our ADU Specialist designation. 

You must attend the ADU Academy and pass the online ADU Exam to earn the ADU Specialist credential. 

Here's how it works:  

     • Attend the ADU Academy
     • Take the ADU Exam online


  • ​Become a trusted ADU advisor for your clients
  • Access to the ADU Specialist logo
  • Gain more referrals and differentiate yourself as a green professional 
  • Receive customer leads through Earth Advantage's directory of accredited professionals
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When & Where
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Friday, November 8, 2019
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Portland, OR
Revolution Hall
1300 SE Stark St, Portland, OR 97214  (map)

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Appraisers, Architects, Builders/Contractors, Developers, Lenders, Real Estate Professionals, Remodelers, Subcontractors


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