The designation will help home buyers and sellers who care about energy efficiency and environmentally sound building practices identify Realtors who can help them meet their green home goals.
40% of realtors report that green building is important to their business and clients, while 87% believe it will be of even more interest a year from now. NAR is engaged in various green building issues through initiatives like the Smart Growth Action Grants Program that helps Realtor associations create livable communities.
In addition, many state and local Realtor associations are developing programs to teach members about energy-efficient and environmentally conscious home features.
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