Green Check Collective - a Sponsor for GreenFEST 2011!

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Real Estate Agent with Dudum Real Estate Group - BuyStageSell.com

WHO are our sponsors? 

We are proud to have Green Check Collective as part of GreenFEST 2011.  Read about Nelda and her journey to sustainability

What got me started...
The architectural firm that I worked for was remodeling an old building to move into. They were going through the LEED process. We had green building workshops at noon. I got interested but did not find the time to study further.

Why?
After a down turn in the housing market and being laid off, I took classes to become green certified. I got my opportunity to study.

Why was certification important?
As an architect it puts me on the cutting edge of being sustainable. It feels good doing something to be a good steward the earth. As a green certified business it shows that I am walking the talk. As I teach green building techniques to students it shows that I care and that it is not that hard to do something positive for the environment.

Biggest benefit?
Feeling good about doing something positive. Surprise benefit is realizing how many people do not know about being sustainable and being able to educate them on easy steps to be help.

Getting the message out.
Enthusiastic education is the key. For me, many planning and building departments are now requiring the "Green Point Rater-checklist" on plans so I am getting more calls to help advise on the list.

Customer quote: My students have gone on to get BPI - Building Performance Institute certifications to help them retrofit homes with "Upgrade California" They have expressed gratitude for getting them started on the "Green" road. We have started the "Green Check Collective" to help home owners get the $8,900.00 worth of rebates possible to them for upgrading their homes. We are excited.

Nelda Braver- Architect, Green Point Rater/Advisor
LEED Accredited Professional, Certified Green Building Professional,
Green Point Rater/Advisor
www.braverdesigns.com

Don't forget to join us on September 15, 2011 from 4-8pm for Contra Costa's GreenFEST 2011! We will be part of the Todos Santos music and market series at Todos Santos Plaza!


 

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Terrylynn has been a Realtor in Contra Costa County for over 30 years.  She works with the Dudum Real Estate Group. Terrylynn is a local expert, who believes in specializing for better service to her clients.  She gives talks on Foreclosure Alternatives, Make Home Affordable Programs, Home Staging Consults before you Sell, and is a Senior Real Estate Specialist, Real Estate Collaborative Specialist-Divorce, Certified Residential Professional, EcoBroker and any more. There is no silly question, call now for advice and counsel about your real estate investment.  Click here for a question about the area.  Visit www.BuyStageSell.com to learn more about Terrylynn and her team of Real Estate Professionals and Staging Professionals.  We even stage our short sales! Why?  Because it works.    925 8760966  www.BuyStageSell.com

 

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Congratulations, that is wonderful that you were abel to save your clients so much $$$$. Everyone needs to adopt green, we need to educate the public.

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Terryllynn!! Just wanted to let you know your post has been FEATURED at the Eco-All-Stars Group. THX!!

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David, that is just who Nelda is, she wins if you win.  A class act.

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WOW !!! Thanks for the Feature.  Nelda and her business are very committed to the sustainability cause, so she'll be pleased that you recognized this post.

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