City of Portland Home Energy Score - What Brokers Need to Know
Learn how this mandatory program works and how to leverage it to best serve your clients.
Video segments highlight important points
Download and print your own certificate.
This course, presented by Earth Advantage, explains Portland's Home Energy Score (HES) program. This local program requries a single-family property for sale on the real estate market to make a Home Energy Report available for potential buyers, disclosing the property's home energy use, the possible upgrades to make the home more energy efficient, and the costs of those upgrades.
|Category:||Real Estate > Continuing Education > Oregon > Real estate property evaluation, appraisal, or valuation|
|Purpose:||Learn how this mandatory program works and how to leverage it to best serve your clients.|
|Features:||online video, printable certificate|
Course ID: 1038-1110
Credit Hours Provided: 1
Category: Real estate property evaluation, appraisal, or valuation
This course, presented by Earth Advantage, has been approved by the City of Portland and is designed to help real estate professionals understand how this new program will work and how it will impact their approach to listing, selling and buying homes. The course provides a comprehensive overview of the current program requirements and answers to common questions that will help you become the ultimate resource for your clients!
The City of Portland's Home Energy Score Program went into effect on January 1, 2018. Final rulemaking was completed by the City of Portland on September 13, 2017. The ordinance (Portland City Code Chapter 17.108) requires sellers of single-family homes to:
This course will help real estate professionals to:
This online course is approximately one hour long. It consists of 3-5 minute video presentations divided into 9 sections. Short quiz questions and activities may appear between video sections to help you remember the content covered in the videos. A course completion certificate for Oregon CE credit will be issued after completing the course.
This course will remain available to students for 365 days after enrollment.
To provide superior distance education that exceeds industry standards and expectations in course content and delivery methods to those who seek to enter a new profession and those engaged in a profession.