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Online Home Sustainability Courses

Rhode Island Association of REALTORS® is proud to partner with Rise to bring sustainable housing resources to its members. Rise is a leading online resource with a mission to accelerate the adoption of sustainable home improvement by empowering and educating the world to do so. Rise online courses are designed to get real estate professionals up to speed on the emerging topics around the sustainability, efficiency, and health of a home in non-technical terms so they stand out from the competition, win more listings, and close more deals!

All Rise courses in Rhode Island count toward non-core continuing education requirements. 

Rhode Island Continuing Education Requirements

License Renewal Period: 2 Years 
Please note that these requirements are subject to change at any time. It is the responsibility of the licensee to check requirements and corresponding renewal period. 

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Rhode Island - Fundamentals of Sustainable Homes

Sustainable high-performance homes are quickly becoming the norm. Real estate professionals who take the time to understand the sustainable homes that homebuyers want are gaining a competitive edge and becoming their clients’ trusted resource. This course explores the different building standards that go above code and strategies to make a home more comfortable and energy-efficient, helping real estate professionals find their clients a healthy, durable, and sustainable home. 

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Rhode Island - Healthy Homes

Homebuyers have countless things to consider when looking for the perfect home - and their family’s health may be at the top of the list. Many house features either protect or damage our families’ lungs, skin, digestion, sinuses, and even our brain function. In this course, real estate professionals will learn how to recognize and understand healthy home elements. While this course is not an exhaustive list of every possible sustainable design element, it provides a starting point in the healthy house hunting journey.

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Rhode Island - Solar Energy Basics

In this course, we’ll dive into these questions and explore how solar panels REALLY impact your health, your wealth, and the planet so that real estate professionals can help their clients decide if solar is right for them.

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Let our customers do the talking for us

Jen, Coldwell Banker City Side Realty

I really enjoyed this course, super ‘step up’ from basic info. I have taken lots of energy-efficient or green courses and I feel like this was just the right amount of informative.