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Retrofitting a 1979 Home to NAHB Silver or Gold - Pending Cert

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jan Green Aug 20, 2016. 11 Replies

I'm excited to be the lone speaker for the last in a series of lectures for the Scottsdale Green Building Lecture Series!  The event is 6/2, Granite Reef Senior Center, 1700 N Granite Reef,…Continue

Adding Value for Energy Efficient Features During the Appraisal Process

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jan Green Mar 29, 2013. 4 Replies

Recently, I was asked to manage another realtors' listings and buyer clients while she went on vacation out of the country.  One of her listings was under contract, within the last couple of days, so…Continue

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Jan Green commented on Pearl Home Certification's blog post Something New (Solar) and Something Old (Wood Stoves) get Jim’s Home to Pearl Gold
"I'm excited to see that others are using the Pearl certification. I've applied and can't wait to see where I land with my HERS score of 65 for my 1979 retrofitted home.  "
Jul 26
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Healthy Home Challenges & Solutions at South Mountain Environmental Education Center

May 10, 2018 from 1pm to 4pm
Please join us on May 10, 2018, from 1 pm - 4 pm at South Mountain Environmental Education Center to find out how to have a healthier home and how environmental issues can affect human health.  Hosted by the Residential Committee, US Green Building Council, Arizona Chapter. Sponsored by USGBC, Arizona Chapter, Empire West Title Agency, America's Preferred Home Warranty, Perfect Dimensions, and Thermal Star.This class is approved through ADRE for 3 hours legal issues for real estate agents and…See More
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Healthy Home Challenges & Solutions at South Mountain Environmental Education Center

May 10, 2018 from 1pm to 4pm
Please join us on May 10, 2018, from 1 pm - 4 pm at South Mountain Environmental Education Center to find out how to have a healthier home and how environmental issues can affect human health.  Hosted by the Residential Committee, US Green Building Council, Arizona Chapter. Sponsored by USGBC, Arizona Chapter, Empire West Title Agency, America's Preferred Home Warranty, Perfect Dimensions, and Thermal Star.This class is approved through ADRE for 3 hours legal issues for real estate agents and…See More
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Zero Energy Expo at Cottonwood Recreation Center

March 15, 2018 from 1pm to 6pm
Adopting the newest energy codes encourages builders to build even more energy efficient homes.  Builders are competing for the most energy efficient homes in Arizona and the public wins!  Zero Energy homes are on the rise. New innovations in renewable energy and battery storage are on the horizon, as well as new products that homeowners demand.Catch the wave and attend this Expo including the following speakers:Sam Rashkin, Department of EnergyAnthony Floyd, Scottsdale Green Building Program…See More
Feb 12
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Tour - Learn - Connect at 2306 E Curnow Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85016

December 8, 2017 from 12pm to 6pm
Knowledge is EmPOWERing is back for another great event! This 5 person speaker panel will conduct a 3 hour CE Class for REALTORS®  (3 hours Disclosure), Appraisers (3 hours), and BPI Contractors (1.5 CEU's)  and will be held at Vali Homes NetZero Air BnB on 12/8/17. Limited seating of 40 and all will be registered for a free overnight stay at the NetZero AirBnB! Speakers include:  Adrian Bell, Vali Homes; Sean McGraw, FOR Energy; Matthew Thorne, Prime Lending; Robert Oglesby, AppraisalTek; and…See More
Nov 9, 2017
Jan Green posted an event

Tour - Learn - Connect at 2306 E Curnow Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85016

November 9, 2017 from 12pm to 6pm
Knowledge is EmPOWERing is back for another great event! This 5 person speaker panel will conduct a 3 hour CE Class for REALTORS®  (3 hours Disclosure), Appraisers (3 hours), and BPI Contractors (1.5 CEU's)  and will be held at Vali Homes NetZero Air BnB on 12/8/17. Limited seating of 40 and all will be registered for a free overnight stay at the NetZero AirBnB! Speakers include:  Adrian Bell, Vali Homes; Sean McGraw, FOR Energy; Matthew Thorne, Prime Lending; Robert Oglesby, AppraisalTek; and…See More
Nov 9, 2017
Jan Green replied to Bob Krell's discussion Join our group discussions on indoor environments in the group Healthy Indoors (IAQ)
"So glad to see this topic added.  Not only is this good for building owners, both residential and commercial, it's common sense.  Glad to see IAQ added to energy audits as well.  Have had first hand experience with my own home…"
Oct 9, 2017
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Healthy Indoors (IAQ)

The Healthy Indoors group is focused on indoor air quality (IAQ), mold, moisture control, radon, lead, air duct cleaning & HVAC hygiene, and building performance/ building science-related topics that affect the healthiness of our indoor environments, like air leakage.See More
Oct 9, 2017
Jan Green posted an event

Knowledge is EmPOWERing, BPI Credit! at Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS®

August 23, 2017 from 9am to 12pm
This Speaker panel course is the first of it's kind providing 3 Hours Disclosure credits for realtors; 3 hours appraiser credit; and 1 BPI credit for contractors.  Speaker panel includes CR Herro, VP of Sustainability, Meritage HomesDaran Wastchak, DR Wastchak, HERS Rater & Energy AuditorMatthew Throne, Prime LendingJan Green, realtor, EcoBroker, GREEN, SFRTopics include: Understanding ways to add value to a listing,  effectively communicating the value of work completed to the consumer;…See More
Aug 4, 2017
Jan Green commented on Home Energy Magazine's blog post Women in Building Performance: Cynthia Adams
"You're welcome Cynthia!  Definitely come find me in Phoenix!  I don't have plans to go to NAR in November just yet, but if I do I'll look you up.  You're right.  A common green thread!  All the best :)"
Jun 20, 2017
Jan Green commented on Home Energy Magazine's blog post Women in Building Performance: Cynthia Adams
"You hit the nail on the head with your experiences.  A lot of professional women try to balance their family, kids, and careers.  But when you include working in an often perceived man's world, then you REALLY have to prove yourself.…"
Jun 15, 2017
Jan Green replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Solar panel leasing
"Argh!  That's the problem with the solar industry.  They don't take into account the low hanging fruit with energy efficiency.  As realtors, Ali and I specialize in this arena.  It's critically important to be a…"
Jun 12, 2017
Jan Green replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Solar panel leasing
"Yes, solar companies aren't necessarily trained in energy efficiency AND/OR they will most likely never tell you that leasing a solar system could be  detriment to the sale of your home.  "
Jun 12, 2017
Jan Green replied to Rob Madden's discussion DOE Home Energy Score
"I'll email you my ideas on the topic. "
Jun 10, 2017
Jan Green replied to Rob Madden's discussion DOE Home Energy Score
"I provide complimentary energy audits to every buyer during the inspection period for transparency. I've never had a contract fall apart and have also used the data to add the features to an energy efficient mortgage for buyers.  The…"
Jun 9, 2017
Jan Green replied to Rob Madden's discussion DOE Home Energy Score
"Agreed Shawn.  I think the reason for the push-back from realtors is that they don't understand it simply provides a transparent transaction and actually reduces their liability.  We have MUCH more liability than the public is aware,…"
Jun 1, 2017

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HomeSmart Elite Group
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REALTOR®, HomeSmart Elite Group, 8388 E Hartford Dr., Scottsdale, AZ 85255; Committee Chair, Residential Green Building Committee, USGBC, AZ Chapter;Co-founder, Pinnacle One Group (networking group for housing based services including Energy Audits & Retrofits); Advisory Board Member Efficiency First Arizona; Instructor, Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORs®.
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Wonky HVAC System

Posted on September 7, 2016 at 11:24pm 9 Comments

Yesterday I showed a home that was a complete remodel with added square footage.  The original house was 775 sq ft., stick built in 1946, with maybe a 6" crawl space.  The owner added 1000 sq ft to the main house and built a separate finished "workshop" on a separate HVAC system.  

Walking around the side of the house, I saw an HVAC system twice the normal width with a faded sticker.  It was a Goodman but that's all I could tell from the outside.  No idea how old it was but the…

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Attic sealing versus effective system balances

Posted on September 7, 2016 at 12:44am 17 Comments

First off, I am not an Energy Auditor and don't hold those certifications or experience.  I am a realtor with 2 green designations that assist my clients, both buyers and sellers, with energy efficient upgrades.  It is my job to be able to convey my unique knowlege to help them lower their energy bills, improve indoor…

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Capturing the Value of Green - Step by Step

Posted on November 5, 2013 at 12:44pm 0 Comments

Don't miss this FREE Event open to the public that includes the step by step process for gaining more value for homes with green and energy efficient features.  December 2, 5:30 - 7:30, DIRTT Environmental Solutions, 836 E University, Phoenix, AZ 85034

Featured Speakers - Sandra Adomatis, Adomatis Appraisal Service, Punta Gorda, Florida; Chriss Wass, Firefly Living; & Matt Thorne, Nova Home Loans.  

Food & Drinks will be served. 

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2 Day Green Certified Course for Appraisers in Phoenix

Posted on November 5, 2013 at 12:40pm 0 Comments

First 25 will be refunded the $75 Fee for this 2 day course, includes:

Introduction to Green Building & Case Studies in Green Residential Buildings.  

12/3 - 4, 8 - 5, Phoenix Business & Workforce Development Center, 302 N First Ave, 6th Floor, Phoenix, 85003.

Courses will be taught by Sandy Adomatis, Adomatis Appraisal Service, Punta Gorda, Florida; Vice Chair for Education for the Appraisal Institute. 

To Register:  …

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At 4:42pm on May 12, 2012, David Eggleton said…

You've been Liked on fb... by me.

At 9:32am on April 13, 2012, Laura Reedy Stukel said…

Yes. It is a small world!  Good to have more Realtors around here. Keep up the great work!

At 11:35pm on June 13, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Jan,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros! Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!

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