Sustainability Education


Green Designation

8 Hours Elective CE

NAR’s Green Designation provides advanced training in green building and sustainable business practices so that you can seek out, understand, and market properties with green features. It is the only NAR-recognized real estate designation designed for agents looking to learn about issues of energy efficiency and sustainability in the various facets of real estate. As consumer demand for knowledge on these issues increases, so will your awareness of green issues.

Tuition: Members – $280 | Non-Members – $305

Continuing Education

Stand Out from the Crowd: High Performing Homes

3 Hours Elective CE

This class offers information and resources that enable real estate agents to identify and address high-performing homes in the residential real estate market. Topics include an overview of the Chicago area high-performance housing market, a review of the features that contribute to performance, and details on incentives and rebates available for clients looking to upgrade their homes. The class also provides guidance for listing and marketing these homes so that the value is visible to buyers, sellers, and appraisers.

Tuition: Members – $30 | Non-Members – $35

Solar For Real Estate Agents

3 Hours Elective CE

Following the Future Energy Jobs Act, Illinois is expected to see a 2000% growth in solar by 2025. Now, more than ever, buyers and sellers are turning to their REALTORS® for guidance on how to navigate the contracts, benefits and listing of solar residential properties. Be the REALTOR® who knows what to do when your client asks for help!

Tuition: Members – $30 | Non-Members – $35