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An Introduction to Valuing Commercial Green Buildings Education Schedule (PDF)

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Year by year our nation grows more conscious of the environment and alternative means of energy and with this cognizance comes an increase in the construction of green buildings. Get the latest information on a market projected to reach $60 billion by 2010. In Introduction to Valuing Green Building, students will explore cost-benefit analysis, analyze the relevance of green features in the market, evaluate construction costs, and become familiar with design principles. Discover how green buildings are valued for investment purposes as you discuss case studies of recently completed commercial properties. Note: This class focuses on commercial green building.

Module 1: Introduction to Green Buildings
Module 2: Elements of Sustainability
Module 3: Market Acceptance of Green
Module 4: Sustainable Design
Module 5: Green Building Valuation
Module 6: Appraisal Considerations

Learning Objectives:

    • Identify the relevant components of a sustainable property.
    • Discover green buildings resources.
    • Evaluate construction costs in the context of long-term benefit, capital and operating costs, and relative to net income from operations and reversion.
    • Analyze the relevance of green features in the marketplace.
    • Assess market and investment risks relative to potential rewards.
    • Identify who pays the costs and who receives the benefits for the sustainable elements incorporated in green construction.
    • Provide a competent and reliable estimate of market value in the context of available data.

AI CE Credit for Designated members and Practicing Affiliates
• Attend Only = 75 points

Approved by the U.S. Green Building Council Education Provider Program

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Required Technology
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AI Price: $ 115.00
Full Price: $ 137.00

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Alan F. Simmons, SRPA

I agree to the terms and policies set forth under the Appraisal Institute Online Education Policy. I also certify that I am the person identified above under Personal Data and that I will personally complete each assigned module of instruction and any examination(s). I understand and agree that if I misrepresent my identity or arrange for someone else to represent himself or herself as me at any time during the Appraisal Institute online course or seminar, I will be immediately removed from the course or seminar and I will not be entitled to any refund. I further understand that if I am a member of the Appraisal Institute and participated in any misrepresentation of identity, by affirmative act or failure to act, that I will be the subject of a peer review proceeding under Regulation No. 6 for violation of the Appraisal Institute's Code of Professional Ethics and Standard of Professional Appraisal Practice, and that such peer review proceeding may result in termination of my Appraisal Institute membership.

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