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
- 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, Candidates for Designation and Practicing Affiliates
- Attend Only = 75 points
|Approved by the U.S. Green Building Council Education Provider Program|
|AICP members may be able to earn Certification Maintenance (CM) credits for this activity. Visit www.planning.org/cm for a list of approved offerings. |