Agents Gone Green

Below is schedule for Real Estate agents that have Gone Green!

Our 2012 Schedule:

Jan 12th: Smart Growth in Tucson! Chris Poirier - Pima County Development Services and Jim Mazacco- City of Tucson Planning Department present on smart growth planning in Southern Arizona. Patrick Hartley of Imagine Greater Tucson speaks on the past developments and next phase of their planning process.
Feb 16th: Healthy Homes! Presentations from Anne Miros (Clinical Respiratory Specialist
University Medical Center) on housing related health hazards and Pamela Portwood (Allied ASID, LEED AP, Interior Design Principal Greener Lives, LLC) on healthy design materials for housing.
Mar 16th: Water in Tucson: Update on operations and water conservation efforts in Southern Arizona. Pesentations by Philip Saletta, Director, Oro Valley Water Department and Joaquim Delgado, Public Information Specialist, Tucson Water
Apr 20th: Co-Housing Home Tour with the local Association of Realtors!
May 10th: Green Credits and Incentive Programs for Renewables: TEP, SW Gas, and Kevin Koch (Technicians For Sustainability)
Jun 6th: Brad Lancaster and City of Tucson speaking together on joint efforts to be more water efficient & harvesting and directing rainwater.


Our 2011 Schedule:

Jan 13: Tucson Clean Beautiful- (trees for Tucson) 1pm TAR
Feb 10: Watershed Management/ TAR Cistern 
Mar 14: SWG/ SAHBA- Energy Star Training 8am registration at TAR
Mar 17: Tucson MLS Green Features and the DDC
Mar 25: Tucson Broker Green Home Tour! 8am @ PF Changs start
Apr 14: Rich Franz-Under,  Pima County green building programs
May19: Tucson Audubon and a DDC update at TAR at 1pm
Jun 16:  Streetcar/ Downtown Development at TAR at 1pm 
Jul 14: Green Marketing Round Table
Aug 25: SOLAR 101 from Giffords Office
Sep TBD 
Oct 6th: UA Tech Park tour with Bruce Wright
Nov10: Planning meeting /Scholarship review /Cistern update (Possibly a Brad Lancaster tour) 
Dec 8: Mrs Green- Greening the Holidays

Extra Events in 2011:
Jan 25th:  USGBC Green Retail Program
New bids for cistern/solar for the TAR building
March: Green Home Tour with the TAR Friday tour group
Scholarship contest for a local high school

Our Member 2011 interest graph



Jan 5th: 12-1:30pm The Green Committee at the Tucson Association of REALTORs® starts the NEW YEAR off with a presentation from Tucson Clean and Beautiful and also a short presentation on Beat Back Bufflegrass!

Jan 25th, Feb 1st, Feb 8th, and Feb 15th: Green Building Seminar Series! Free but must RSVP.

Mar 2nd: at TAR. Speakers will present on Watershed Management

May 4th: at TAR. Presentation on HERS Rating and Energy Efficient Mortgages

July 6th: at TAR. Agent RoundTable on Green Marketing

Sept 7th: at TAR. LEED presentation by Rich Franz, TEP on incentives, and other green tax credits

Fall 2010: Jerry Yudelson Event! Stayed tuned for details!


Jan 13th: 12-2pm at TAR. The Green Taskforce at the Tucson Assoc. of Realtors will be having 6 meetings in 2009 to discuss local green issues. January's meeting will have speakers discussing solar panels and tax credits and the new NAR Green Designation!

Mar 12th: at TAR. Speakers will cover the new TARMLS green features! & the local bufflegrass issue.

May7th: at TAR. Speakers will be covering rainwater harvesting

Aug 10th: at TAR. Landscaping green.

Oct. 5th: at TAR. Rich Franz from Pima County will be presenting on LEED homes.

Nov will be a green-filled month!
Between Green Build 09 and the TAR Green Task Force bringng in the EcoBroker designation class!

Nov. 5-7th the EcoBroker designation class will be offered for the 1st time in Tucson!
Click here for details!