All Things “Green”
Appraisal Institute offers a variety of resources centered around the valuation of sustainable properties.
Commercial Green and Energy Efficient Addendum - Assists appraisers in analyzing commercial "Green" features and properties
Residential Green and Energy Efficient Addendum - Assists appraisers in analyzing residential “Green” features and properties.
FAQs: Valuation of Sustainable Buildings Professional Development Program
More Green Resources: Only available to “green” course participants that have taken one or more of the following:
Introduction to Green Buildings: Principles & Concepts
Case Studies in Appraising Green Residential Buildings
Case Studies in Appraising Green Commercial Buildings
Residential and Commercial Valuation of Solar Practical Applications in Appraising Green Commercial Properties
Find an Appraiser
Search for a Designated member, Candidate, Practicing Affiliate, Affiliate and other individual not in one such category who has completed the Valuation of Sustainable Buildings Professional Development Program:
Valuation of Sustainable Buildings Professional Development Program
Residential Green Description Made Easy
Calling all green appraisers! Green appraisers are finding themselves in an elite group. Having the knowledge to produce a credible report on an unusual property type is what gives them a competitive edge. As new construction increases around the country, all residential appraisers will wish they were green appraisers with unique knowledge on high performance home features and how to report it!
Catch up with the latest happenings in the sustainable valuation arena!
"Valuing Net Zero Energy Buildings" (recorded February 4, 2015)
Net Zero Energy (NZE) buildings – which use no more energy than they generate on site - have distinct design, construction and operating characteristics that extend beyond the obvious solar PV array. And since energy is the largest controllable operating expense in most buildings, the value implication is both obvious and material. Less obvious is how NZE buildings differ in design, construction and operation from conventional buildings, and how those differences affect the valuation process.
Full Price: $75, AI Price: $30
"Residential Green and Energy Efficient Addendum" (recorded November 17, 2011)
Need an organized way to communicate the green and energy efficient features of a house? Listen to this webinar recording and learn about the new “Residential Green and Energy Efficient Addendum” to describe "green" features in a way that the lender, underwriter, appraiser, buyer or agent can use.
Full Price: $75, AI Price: $30
"Residential Green Valuation: Tools for Valuing High Performance Properties"(recorded May 26, 2010)
This 2-hour webinar recording covers the proposed Green Resources for Energy Efficient Neighborhoods (GREEN) Act legislation will mandate that appraisers have all relevant information about residential property – including plans and specs, green energy labels and certifications and Home Energy Rater Score (HERS) ratings.
Full Price: $70, AI Price: $30
This essential resource examines green building rating systems and the advanced building design and operating characteristics that make a commercial building energy-efficient and sustainable. The effects of these innovations on the valuation process are explored as are the government regulations, financing, and tax incentives applicable to green buildings. The future belongs to green, so catch the wave and take a crash course in green to prepare for your next appraisal assignment.
Full Price: $75, AI Price: $60
Book Released April 2014
This book explores the six features that make a home greenproper siting, water usage, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, materials and operations and maintenance. Appraisers who value green homes are breaking new ground and face unique challenges. Residential Green Valuation Tools provides the methods and resources you need to meet these challenges and become a green-friendly appraiser.
Full Price: $60, AI Price: $50
An Introduction to Green Homes
Book Released June 2010
This text provides a detailed overview of the many programs and organizations that are fueling the current surge in environmentally responsible building and remodeling. Case studies focusing on various attributes of green homes are presented along with methodologies that can be applied to measure how green features affect home values.
Full Price: $45, AI Price: $35
The Appraisal Institute is an Education Provider with the US Green Building Council (USGBC). All programs listed here are approved with GBCI for the LEED Credential Maintenance Program.