Energy Efficiency is Green and Smart

2 CE (Education)

These are the learning objectives for the Energy Efficiency is Green and Smart course:

Review current local and international trends for energy efficiency.
Brief review of the history of energy efficiency.
Review of energy efficiency terminology.
Discuss the different aspects of a house that energy efficiency could be applied towards including
design & building envelope, insulation, doors and windows, lighting, HVAC, controls and appliances.
Review programs and incentives.
Discuss financing options for energy efficiency projects and payback.
Demonstrate tools to determine the value of an energy efficiency project on a home.
Discuss how energy efficiency measures affect the appraisal of a property.

Meet Your Instructor:

Jim was born and raised in Chicago and earned a B.S. in Business from the University of Illinois at Chicago.  After college, he worked in computer and telecommunication sales and in real estate.  In 2005, Jim and his wife worked overseas in Bangladesh and Cape Verde.  Upon returning to the U.S., they decided they wanted to live in a more moderate climate and moved to Albuquerque.  In 2008, Jim opened HydePark Realty, and in 2010, he supplemented his real estate work with a sales position at Affordable Solar and works in both of these capacities today.  Jim has a Technical Sales certification from the North American Board of Energy Practitioners (NABCEP), coordinates and sometimes makes presentations at monthly meetings of the New Mexico Solar Energy Association (NMSEA) and also serves on the Albuquerque Energy Council.


Thursday, August 24, 2017
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM


GAAR REALTOR® Building (Map it)


$20 GAAR REALTOR® Member Price
$40 Non-GAAR REALTOR® Member Price


Jim DesJardins