Sustainable Buildings = ‘Smarter, healthier and more comfortable places to live’.
Real estate agents and property managers are in need of meaningful, credible and relevant information on sustainability concepts in housing and what it means to buyers, sellers, landlords and renters.
This one day course is facilitated by Green Gurus™ and our team of sustainability specialists. You will learn more about sustainability in WA housing, including the trends, solar passive design and architecture, technologies in energy and water efficiency, leading case studies, the marketing and sales of these ‘greener’ homes, and much more!
The course is relevant and important to how you represent, market, sell or lease homes in WA.
Property developers seeking to improve the resilience, quality and long-term sustainability of their buildings are also welcome to attend.
REIWA have partnered with Green Gurus™ and you will receive 7 Compulsory Professional Development (CPD) industry points to attend. (Approval #261)
The one day workshop will cover:
PART 1 – Why is Sustainability Important to you?
Objective: Understand the main trends in improved housing design and long-term sustainability of dwellings, what buyers want and why there is an increasing market demand for green homes. Understand why sustainability is important to the real estate sector.
PART 2 – What is Sustainability?
Objective: Understand and define sustainability in the context of real estate and housing choice.
PART 3 – Green Building Design & Construction
Objective: Understand and recognise sustainable (solar passive/eco-efficient/low carbon) building design and construction principles including solar passive design features and green building materials for residential housing and why they are important for the future of our homes. Be aware of innovative materials and construction methods.
PART 4 – Smart Home Technologies (Energy & Water)
Objective: Identify and understand energy and water efficiency features, existing and new technologies including renewable energy generation systems (solar PV, solar HWS), battery storage and other fixtures (appliances, lighting etc.) for housing and communicate their benefits.
PART 5 – Case studies
Objective: Learn about and be familiar with best practice case studies in ‘Green’ residential property development.
PART 6 – Marketing and Selling
Objective: Learn about the latest in ‘Green’ residential property development and the marketing opportunities that exist for green homes (new and existing). Communicate green real estate attributes to consumers/ clientele. Learn how to appraise and gain listings and represent green sellers and buyers.