Upcoming Training Course Catalog

Assessor Mentoring

Assessor Mentoring

Mandatory for participating assessors of the City of Portland’s Home Energy Score program.
Date TBD Mentor will contact with mentee to schedule session date/time.
Portland, OR
Audience: Home Inspectors, Raters/Verifiers
CEs: None Available
Partner Event: Energy Trust of Oregon - Real Estate Ally Orientation

Partner Event: Energy Trust of Oregon - Real Estate Ally Orientation

Help your clients save on energy costs and set yourself apart from the competition.
September 26, 2018 | 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Live Webinar
Audience: Real Estate Professionals
CEs: 1 OREA, 1 EAB
All About ADUs

All About ADUs

Gain Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) expertise and become an 'ADU Specialist'.
September 28, 2018 | 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Portland, OR | Earth Advantage Classroom
Audience: Real Estate Professionals
CEs: 4 OREA, 4 EAB, 4 CCB, 4 AIA LU/HSW
Cost Effective Pathway to Zero Energy Homes

Cost Effective Pathway to Zero Energy Homes

Hear the latest developments on new and cost-effective approaches to ZE construction.
October 3, 2018 | 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM 
Live Webinar (in-person option available in Central & Southern OR)
Audience: Architects, Builders, Developers, Engineers, Program Representatives, Raters/Verifiers, Remodelers, Subcontractors
CEs: 1 CCB, 1 AIA LU
Partner Event: Energy Efficient Home Site Visit in Bend

Partner Event: Energy Efficient Home Site Visit in Bend

Gain a first-hand look at the features and benefits of high performance homes.
October 3, 2018 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM 
Bend, OR | Exact Location TBD
Audience: Architects, Builders, Code Officials, Developers, Raters/Verifiers, Subcontractors
CEs: 1.5 CCB, 1.5 AIA LU/HSW
Partner Event: Energy Efficient Home Site Visit in Medford

Partner Event: Energy Efficient Home Site Visit in Medford

Gain a first-hand look at the features and benefits of high performance homes.
October 3, 2018 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM 
Medford, OR | Exact Location TBD
Audience: Architects, Builders, Code Officials, Developers, Raters/Verifiers, Subcontractors
CEs: 1.5 CCB, 1.5 AIA LU/HSW
Earth Advantage Broker

Earth Advantage Broker

Become an 'EA Broker' & gain green home expertise to meet consumer demand.
October 18-19, 2018 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Medford, OR | Rogue Valley Association of REALTORS®
Audience: Real Estate Professionals
CEs: 14 OREA
 
All About ADUs

All About ADUs

Gain Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) expertise in your market and become an 'ADU Specialist'.
October 19, 2018 | 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Bend, OR | The Environmental Center
Audience: Builders, Developers, Real Estate Professionals, Remodelers, Subcontractors
CEs: 4 OREA, 4 EAB, 4 CCB, 4 AIA LU/HSW
Sustainable Homes Professional (SHP)

Sustainable Homes Professional (SHP)

Develop the technical expertise to design and build high performance homes.
November 2, 2018 - April 6, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Portland, OR | Earth Advantage Classroom
Audience: Architects, Builders, Developers, Engineers, Home Energy Score Assessors, Home Inspectors, Program Representatives, Raters/Verifiers, Remodelers, Subcontractors, Third-Party Verification Program Staff
CEs: CCB, BPI, AIA, OCHI, CPHC, OREA, ACLB, & more
Building Science Fundamentals (SHP Module 2)

Building Science Fundamentals (SHP Module 2)

Take the mystery out of tight homes and moisture management.
December 7-8, 2018 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
Portland, OR | Earth Advantage Classroom 
Audience: Architects, Builders, Consultants, Developers, Engineers, Home Inspectors, Raters/Verifiers, Real Estate Professionals, Remodelers, Subcontractors, Third-Party Verification Program Staff
CEs: CCB, BPI, AIA, OCHI, CPHC, OREA, ACLB, & more
High Performance Building Envelopes (SHP Module 3)

High Performance Building Envelopes (SHP Module 3)

Explore various high performance wall and roof assemblies.
January 11-12, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Portland, OR | Earth Advantage Classroom
Audience: Architects, Builders, Developers, Engineers, Home Inspectors, Raters/Verifiers, Remodelers, Subcontractors, Third-Party Verification Program Staff
CEs: CCB, BPI, AIA, OCHI, CPHC, OREA, ACLB, & more
Mechanical Systems & Performance Testing (SHP Module 4)

Mechanical Systems & Performance Testing (SHP Module 4)

Explore design and product options for home mechanical and energy systems.
February 8-9, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Portland, OR | Earth Advantage Classroom
Audience: Architects, Builders, Developers, Engineers, Raters/Verifiers, Remodelers, Subcontractors, Third-Party Verification Program Staff
CEs: CCB, BPI, AIA, OCHI, CPHC, OREA, ACLB, & more
Health, Materials & Water (SHP Module 5)

Health, Materials & Water (SHP Module 5)

Explore rationale for building a healthy indoor environment & conserving natural resources.
March 8-9, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Portland, OR | Earth Advantage Classroom
Audience: Architects, Builders, Developers, Engineers, Home Inspectors, Raters/Verifiers, Remodelers, Subcontractors, Third-Party Verification Program Staff
CEs: CCB, BPI, AIA, OCHI, CPHC, OREA, ACLB, & more
Earth Advantage Broker

Earth Advantage Broker

Become an 'EA Broker' & gain green home expertise to meet consumer demand.
Online Course
On-Demand
Audience: Real Estate Professionals
CEs: 8 OREA, 8 EAB, 8 CCB
City of Portland Home Energy Score - What Brokers Need to Know

City of Portland Home Energy Score - What Brokers Need to Know

Learn how this program works and how to leverage it to best serve your clients.
Online Course
On-Demand
Audience: Appraisers, Architects, Builders, Lenders, Raters/Verifiers, Real Estate Professionals
CEs: 1 OREA, 1 EAB, 1 AGA
Anatomy of a Green Home

Anatomy of a Green Home

Communicate the benefits of green & energy efficient home features in your market.
Online Course
On-Demand 
Audience: Appraisers, Real Estate Professionals
CEs: 3 OREA, 3 EAB, 3 AGA
Making Savvy Energy & Solar Upgrades

Making Savvy Energy & Solar Upgrades

Explore how energy efficiency upgrades and solar PV systems can enhance existing homes.
Online Course
On-Demand
Audience: Appraisers, Home Inspectors, Lenders, Real Estate Professionals
CEs: 1 OREA, 1 EAB, 1 AGA, 1 OCHI
Partner Training: Selling the Sun - Establishing Value for Solar Homes

Partner Training: Selling the Sun - Establishing Value for Solar Homes

In-depth training on communicating the benefits and determining market value of solar PV.
Online Course
On-Demand
Audience: Real Estate Professionals
CEs: 3 OREA, 3 EAB
How Homebuyers Ask for Green (Without Saying the Word)

How Homebuyers Ask for Green (Without Saying the Word)

Refine your marketing approach to helping clients sell, buy or upgrade to a green home.
Online Course
On-Demand
Audience: Real Estate Professionals
CEs: 1 OREA, 1 EAB, 1 AGA
Millennials & Smart Homes Are Changing Real Estate

Millennials & Smart Homes Are Changing Real Estate

Learn how the largest consumer segment & smart devices are changing home expectations.
Online Course
On-Demand
Audience: Appraisers, Builders, Real Estate Professionals
CEs: 1 OREA, 1 EAB, 1 CCB, 1 AGA
Top 10 Green Broker Resources

Top 10 Green Broker Resources

Bolster your recommendations by knowing the most valuable client "green" resources.
Online Course
On-Demand
Audience: Real Estate Professionals
CEs: 2 OREA, 2 EAB, 2 AGA
ADU Specialist Designation & Exam

ADU Specialist Designation & Exam

Take this exam in order to earn the ADU Specialist designation.
Online Course
On-Demand
Audience: Real Estate Professionals
CEs: None available
Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Primer Course

Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Primer Course

Learn about Accessory Dwelling Units, the latest trend in earning on-property rental income
Online Course
On-Demand
Audience: Appraisers, Real Estate Professionals
CEs: 3 OREA, 3 EAB, 3 AGA
Energy Matters: Training for Commercial Building Valuation

Energy Matters: Training for Commercial Building Valuation

Competently evaluate the role energy & building performance play in the appraisal process.
Online Course
On-Demand
Audience: Appraisers, Lenders
CEs: None Available
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Energy Matters - Training for Commercial Building Valuation

Accredited Green Appraiser (AGA)

Differentiate yourself by gaining green home valuation expertise and becoming an AGA.
Audience: Appraisers, Lenders
Accreditation: Accredited Green Appraiser (AGA)
Duration: Three 1-Day Modules
Format: Live Classroom & Online Course
All About ADUs

All About ADUs

Gain Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) expertise and become an ADU Specialist.
Audience: Architects, Builders, Home Inspectors, Real Estate Professionals
Accreditation: ADU Specialist
Duration: 4 Hours
Format: Live Classroom
Anatomy of a Green Home

Anatomy of a Green Home

Gain a competitive edge in communicating the benefits of green and energy efficient homes.
Audience: Real Estate Professionals
Accreditation: None available
Duration: 2 Hours
Format: Live Classroom & Online Course
Accredited Green Appraiser [AGA] - old page

Appraising Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs)

Explore different valuation tools that will help you address this explosive market trend.
Audience: Appraisers, Lenders
Accreditation: None available
Duration: 2.5 Hours
Format: Live Classroom
Appraising Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs)

Appraising Energy Efficient Homes

Learn appraisal strategies for valuing the energy efficient features of a home.
Audience: Appraisers
Accreditation: Day 1 of Accredited Green Appraiser (AGA)
Duration: 7 Hours
Format: Live Classroom
Building Science Fundamentals (SHP Module 2)

Building Science Fundamentals

Understand the natural laws that drive the thermal, air and moisture flows within a home.
Audience: Architects, Builders, Home Inspectors, Raters/Verifiers, Remodelers
Accreditation: Module 2 of Sustainable Homes Professional (SHP)
Duration: 2 Days
Format: Live Classroom
Appraising Energy Efficient Homes

Building Science Training for Home Inspectors

Identify performance problems and energy upgrade opportunities using building science.
Audience: Home Inspectors
Accreditation: None available
Duration: 7 Hours
Format: Live Classroom
City of Portland Home Energy Score - What Brokers Need to Know

City of Portland Home Energy Score - What Brokers Need to Know

Learn how this program will work & how to leverage it to best serve your clients.
Audience: Appraisers, Architects, Builders, Lenders, Raters/Verifiers, Real Estate Professionals
Accreditation: None available
Duration: 1 Hour
Format: Live Classroom & Online Course
Cost Effective Pathway to Zero Energy Homes

Cost Effective Pathway to Zero Energy Homes

Discover strategies for overcoming the barriers to designing & building Zero Energy homes.
Audience: Architects, Builders, Consultants, Engineers, Raters/Verifiers, Remodelers
Accreditation: None available
Duration: 1 Hour
Format: Live Classroom & Live Webinar
Comparing Heating Choices for Home Upgrades

Deconstruction & Materials Reuse

Gain insight into deconstruction practices and requirements within the City of Portland.
Audience: Builders, Consultants, Remodelers
Accreditation: None available
Duration: 2 Days
Format: Live Classroom
Discover the Sales Benefits of RMLS Green Fields

Discover the Sales Benefits of RMLS Green Fields

Identify green home features on RMLS and translate them into homeowner benefits that sell.
Audience: Appraisers, Lenders, Real Estate Professionals
Accreditation: None available
Duration: 1 Hour
Format: Recorded Webinar
Earth Advantage Broker

Earth Advantage Broker

Become an Earth Advantage Broker & gain green home expertise to meet consumer demand.
Audience: Real Estate Professionals
Accreditation: Earth Advantage Broker
Duration: Live: 14 Hours | Online: 7 Hours
Format: Live Classroom & Online Course
Energy Matters: Training for Commercial Building Valuation

Energy Matters - Training for Commercial Building Valuation

Gain the knowledge and tools necessary to analyze the role of energy in the commercial valuation process.
Audience: Appraisers, Lenders
Accreditation: None available
Duration: 4 Hours
Format: Webinar or Live Classroom
Energy Performance Score (EPS™) Sales Training

For What It's Worth - Understanding the Appraisal Process

Learn the ins and outs of appraising that are critical to a realtor's valuation success.
Audience: Builders, Lenders, Real Estate Professionals
Accreditation: None available
Duration: 2 Hours
Format: Live Classroom
Energy Trust of Oregon EPS Home Site Visit - Southern OR

Green Home Site Visits

Join us for guided tours of green and energy efficient homes.
Audience: Appraisers, Architects, Builders, Raters/Verifiers, Real Estate Professionals
Accreditation: None available
Duration: 1 Hour
Format: Live Site Visit
Health, Materials & Water (SHP Module 5)

Health, Materials & Water

Learn to use water and materials to create sustainable buildings and healthy indoor air.
Audience: Architects, Builders, Home Inspectors, Raters/Verifiers, Remodelers
Accreditation: Module 5 of Sustainable Homes Professional (SHP)
Duration: 2 Days
Format: Live Classroom
High Performance Building Envelopes (SHP Module 3)

High Performance Building Envelopes

Explore various strategies to design and build energy-efficient wall and roof assemblies.
Audience: Architects, Builders, Home Inspectors, Raters/Verifiers, Remodelers
Accreditation: Module 3 of Sustainable Homes Professional (SHP)
Duration: 2 Day
Format: Live Classroom
How Homebuyers Ask for Green (Without Saying the Word)

How Homebuyers Ask for Green (Without Saying the Word)

Learn about the current state of the green housing market.
Audience: Real Estate Professionals
Duration: 1.5 Hours
Format: Live Classroom & Online Course
Making Savvy Energy & Solar Upgrades

Making Savvy Energy & Solar Upgrades

How brokers can help their clients take advantage of energy efficiency, home health, and solar upgrades in Oregon
Audience: Real Estate Professionals
Duration: 1 Hour
Format: Live Classroom & Online Course
Mechanical Systems & Performance Testing (SHP Module 4)

Mechanical Systems & Performance Testing

Learn the nuts and bolts of right-sizing and testing various residential systems.
Audience: Architects, Builders, Home Inspectors, Raters/Verifiers, Remodelers
Accreditation: Module 4 of Sustainable Homes Professional (SHP)
Duration: 2 Days
Format: Live Classroom
Millennials & Smart Homes Are Changing Real Estate

Millennials and Smart Homes Are Changing Real Estate

Learn the top priorities of this consumer segment and how to adapt to meet future demand
Audience: Appraisers, Architects, Builders, Consultants, Lenders, Real Estate Professionals
Duration: 1 Hour
Format: Live Classroom & Online Course
Partner Training: Selling the Sun - Establishing Value for Solar Homes

Partner Training: Selling the Sun - Establishing Value for Solar Homes

New in-depth online training to help brokers communicate the benefits and determine market value of solar PV.
Audience: Real Estate Professionals
Accreditation: Day 2 of Accredited Green Appraiser (AGA)
Duration: 3 hours
Format: Online Course
Sustainable Homes Professional (SHP)

Sustainable Homes Professional (SHP)

Develop the technical expertise to design and build high performance homes
Audience: Appraisers, Architects, Builders, Consultants, Home Inspectors, Real Estate Professionals
Accreditation: Sustainable Homes Professional (SHP)
Duration: 6 Monthly 2-Day Modules
Format: Live Classroom
USGBC 
REGREEN 301

Valuing the Sun - Appraising Residential Solar PV Systems

Through this hands-on workshop you will gain valuation tools that can be integrated into real world practice.
Audience: Appraisers
Duration: 3 hours
Format: Live Classroom
Water Wise for Homes and Landscapes (Parts I & II)

Water Conservation: The Next Step in Efficiency

Learn strategies for future-proofing your clients from water shortages and rising costs
Audience: Real Estate Professionals
Duration: See Individual Session pages for more info
Format: Live Classroom & Webinar