Course Title: Home Heating Systems: Comfort, Cost, Convenience, and Climate Change
Heating is complicated and as The Northeast Wood Heat Region seeks to incentivize ways to reduce heating pollution to achieve each state’s green energy goals, fuel options and heating system technologies are becoming increasingly complex.
This talk details available heating options, costs, incentives, and environmental impacts. We will dig into retrofits and which emerging appliances work, as well as the ones that sound good but currently have limitations.
Attendees will learn the right questions to ask sellers, how to set appropriate expectations for buyers, and how heating issues can play a role in the purchase and sale contract.
By the end of the presentation, realtors will own a new confidence in their ability to be conversant with buyers, sellers, and heating professionals.
Continuing Education Credits
This course is approved for Realtor Continuing Education Credits in Vermont and New Hampshire. Massachusetts CEUs pending.
This two-hour course is based on Sustainable Heating’s six-page “Heating System Evaluation Worksheet” which compares and contrasts all currently available heating technologies.
Attendees qualify to receive the free “Realtor’s Guide to Sustainable Heating” which covers the primary concepts detailed in the class.
Jeffrey Rubin is a real estate investor and executive director of the nonprofit advocacy group sustainableheating.org. Over the past 30 years he has at various times held a realtor license in the states of New York and Vermont. He spends his time presenting environmental sales trainings to heating contractors, answering homeowner questions about their heating systems, and getting students and other groups fired up about the vital role of home heating in climate change.