Tag Archives: Green Certification

The Benefits Of Going Green

The Benefits Of Going Green

Posted on 22. May, 2013 by .

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Today, a record number of property management companies are experiencing the benefits of going green. The Green Property Management Course, offered by The National Apartment Association Education Institute (NAAEI) is designed to provide property managers with the training required to obtain the Credential for Green Property Management (CGPM).

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A Conversation with Minnesota’s First Eco-Broker

A Conversation with Minnesota’s First Eco-Broker

Posted on 22. Nov, 2010 by .

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The earth benefits of eco-brokering are self-evident. But I wanted to know how certification helped an agent’s business, so I sat down with Gina Vermilyea to discuss eco-brokering and what led her to get certified.

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Green Credentials for Property Managers

Green Credentials for Property Managers

Posted on 26. Oct, 2010 by .

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There has been a growing demand for green real estate that has initiated a market change from the ground up. More and more residents are choosing to live in green properties when given the option. Having a green certification helps you distinguish yourself as a leader in today’s competitive environment. In this way, becoming credentialed in green property management is attractive to tenants and owners alike.

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Eco-Brokers, A New Way to Stand Out from the Crowd

Eco-Brokers, A New Way to Stand Out from the Crowd

Posted on 19. Oct, 2010 by .

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A few months ago, I met – quite by chance – an eco-broker. According to her business card, this was no ordinary eco-broker. She was Minnesota’s first eco-broker. And she happened to be representing a friend of mine who found himself in a pickle. A property he’d had on the market for a few years was finally getting serious interest from potential buyers.

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Green Home Certification Programs

Green Home Certification Programs

Posted on 13. Apr, 2010 by .

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In most markets it may be difficult to justify the return on investment for green home certification for existing houses, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t something to be learned from these programs.

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