Education for Real Estate Professionals

Selling the Sun: Establishing Value for Solar Homes is now available! Take the class here.

Valuation Resources for Solar Photovoltaic Systems for Appraisers is available in two formats: in-person and online. Check out this webinar for more information on accessing the in-person class. If you’re interested in hosting the in-person class in your state, please contact Pamela Brookstein at . The online version is in development and coming soon.

Real estate professionals who understand the basics of solar and know how to market the benefits of an installation will have an edge in the market. For most real estate agents and appraisers, assessing the value of solar is a new frontier. With funding from the U.S. Department of Energy, Elevate Energy created two online Continuing Education courses and an online resource.

  • For Real Estate Agents: Selling the Sun: Establishing Value for Solar Homes. Read more about the class.
  • For Appraisers: Valuation Resources for Solar Photovoltaic Systems for Appraisers. Read more about the class.
  • For Appraiser Regulators: Valuing Solar PV Without Sales Data? No Problem! An Overview of Tools and Resources for Solar Photovoltaic Valuations. View the online resource.

Check out a clip from the course for real estate agents and an introduction to solar valuation for appraisers below!