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Making Savvy Home Energy and Solar Upgrades

This online video course explains various home energy upgrades.


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At A Glance:

Price: $19.00 (USD)
Features: online video, printable certificate
Hours: 1 Hour
Category: Real Estate > Continuing Education > Oregon > Real estate property evaluation, appraisal, or valuation
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Portland, OR 97223
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Course ID: 1038-1102

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This course, presented by Earth Advantage, explains how energy efficiency upgrades and solar photovoltaic (PV) systems enhance existing homes. Learning about energy efficiency and solar power upgrades can help you guide your clients towards making savvy upgrade decisions in order to lower their cost of ownership, increase their resale value, and improve the comfort, durability, and health of their home.

You will learn what features and systems enable a home perform well, use less energy, and deliver superior comfort. You will also come away with tools to direct clients to the most cost effective upgrades with the greatest benefits. With a working knowledge of the incentives and programs that are available, you can empower clients to close on older homes with good energy upgrade potential.

Course Topics

In this course you will:

  • Learn about the many homeowner benefits of energy efficiency upgrades.
  • Understand how guiding your clients to energy efficiency upgrades can help your business.
  • Examine common opportunities for that will improve home performance.
  • Learn about the different energy efficiency incentives, programs and resources that you can refer to your clients.
  • Understand what makes good candidate homes for adding Solar PV systems and their value.

Course Content

This online course is approximately one hour long. It consists of a video presentation divided into 10 sections. Short quiz questions may appear between video sections to help you remember the content covered in the videos. At the end of the course is an optional 5-question final exam. A course completion certificate for Oregon CE credit will be issued after completing the course.

Our Mission Statement

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.