CRE&F WEBINAR SERIES
CRE&F TRANSACTION PROFESSIONALS PRESENTATIONS
MEASUREMENT & VERIFICATION PRIMER COURSE | DOWNLOAD THE WEBINAR
M&V is one of the least often pursued credits in LEED. The seminar is designed to answer your questions about M&V and demystify the process. The content is geared to facility owners, developers, general contractors, architects, engineers, commissioning agents and project managers. The coursework includes M&V requirements for LEED Certification, the state of California and the federal government.
Presenter: Jorge Torres Coto, P.E., BSME, BSEE, C.E.M., LEED AP and MBO, Inc.'s Director of Sustainability
OVERCOMING FINANCIAL OBSTACLES TO GREEN RETROFITS | DOWNLOAD THE WEBINAR
Experienced based, real world solutions to overcome common problems and add value.
According to a recent study by the NRDC, carbon emissions need to be cut 80% by 2050 & building retrofits offer the lowest cost and highest payoff opportunity to meet this challenge.
Key Webinar questions and learning objectives:
- How can US commercial property owners and managers take advantage of available incentives (like EPAct 179D)?
- How retrofits will enhance yield on real estate assets?
- How can the age of your real estate portfolio be used as an asset instead of a liability?
Speakers are experts in practical solutions to these and other energy efficiency retrofit issues.
- Filippe Marques and Ken Patterson of Advance Energy Innovations
- Steve Gossett Jr and Sean Neill of Transcend Equity
VALUING GREEN REAL ESTATE – FIVE LESSONS FROM THE FIELD | DOWNLOAD THE WEBINAR
Green building is more than just a brown building bolt-on. Green building represents a shift in technology and market demand that requires valuation professionals to adapt accordingly. Today's market requires valuation professionals to be able to recognize a new market force (sustainability) and understand a new set of property characteristics (green features) in order to properly value the impact on both green and existing brown real estate. This fast-paced session will focus on practical concepts valuation professionals need to know in order to meet the level of expertise required today.
- Learn how to approach green building valuation in a systematic way
- Does LEED affect market value? What about Energy Star?
- No comps = no value impact, right? Not so fast.
- Which green features impact value?
- Key lessons for appraisers and lenders from the Gifford v. USGBC litigation
Presenter: Timothy P. Runde, MAI; Partner, Carneghi-Blum & Partners
Timothy P. Runde, MAI has been appraising commercial real estate in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 20 years and remains on of the few MAIs in the country to also hold a LEED AP designation. Tim earned a Master of Science degree in Real Estate Appraisal and Investment Analysis from the University of Wisconsin-Madison during the tenure of Dr. James Graaskamp. He is a frequent speaker on the subject of green building and sustainability. Publications include a piece on sustainability's impact on real estate in The Registry, and a peer-reviewed article on integrating sustainability and green building into the appraisal process in the Journal of Sustainable Real Estate. He is currently a Partner with Carneghi-Blum & Partnersm Inc. in San Francisco.
FUEL CELL FINANCIALS IN COMMERCIAL BUILDING RETROFITS | DOWNLOAD THE WEBINAR
Stationary fuel cell technology is steadily improving increasing its role as part of the solution to energy efficiency upgrades of commercial and investment real estate. Listen to two industry experts representing different market segments discuss their system economics.
Bloom Energy is representing larger systems and ClearEdge Power focused on smaller systems.
Emphasis is on the business case; cost, payback, reliability with case studies.
Speakers: Mike Upp and Kirby Francis of ClearEdge Power and Asim Hussain of Bloom Energy.