Green Building Lecture explores upgrading 1979 homes

Learn about creating a better home at the upcoming free Green Building Lecture Series in Scottsdale on June 2, featuring local realtor Jan Green, to discuss energizing a 1979 home.

Jan Green (submitted photo)

Jan Green (submitted photo)

What are some of the citizens and building professionals doing to create better homes? What is possible considering budget and space constraints?

Learn the answers and hear about successes with projects that exemplify principals of resource conservation, comfort, healthy living and improved home value. The lecture will be 7-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 2, at the Granite Reef Senior Center, 1700 N. Granite Reef Road in Scottsdale.

Understanding what comes first in energy efficiency is critical to making smart decisions when remodeling older construction, according to a press release. Ms. Green works to assist clients with understanding ways to save energy, live a healthier lifestyle, reuse materials and lower utility costs.

Ms. Green is an instructor at the Arizona School of Real Estate and Business, coordinator for the green appraiser courses and co-creator of the “Value of Green” panel discussions. She serves on the advisory board for Efficiency First Arizona, and is a member of the Residential Green Building Committee and AZ chapter of the US Green Building Council, the release stated.

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