Welcome to the National
Association of Green Agents and Broker’s December newsletter. We hope
that you enjoy our new format – please let us know your thoughts at
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Real Estate News
The Ontario Power Authority, or OPA, is
pleased to announce that its new microFIT program has begun, and has
already attracted over 2,000 interested citizens. The new microFIT
program encourages the development of small-scale renewable energy (10
kilowatts or less) from a diverse range of producers, including
homeowners, schools, farmers and small businesses. It is part of a
broader Ontario feed-in tariff program (FIT), the most comprehensive
program of its kind in North America. FIT is also aimed at encouraging
community-owned and aboriginal-led projects. More than 700 Ontarians
were selected to participate in the program in the initial roll-out
For more information on this program, please
World leaders are
currently convening for the final days of the UN Climate Change
Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. Canada has become a lightning rod
at the conference for its reluctance to foster change in the area of
carbon emission reductions. What role does Canada have for reducing
our carbon emissions, and how much responsibility should we take on in
the area of climate change? Those questions and more are discussed at
Solar energy offers home
owners the ability to generate power for their own consumption, and in
some cases, to sell this energy back to their power authority. To
learn more about how you may implement a solar solution for your home,
please take a look at the information from one of the Association’s
affiliated organizations, Canadian Solar:
The Association is proud to announce an affiliation with Energuy
Energy Audits, a licensed service organization with Natural
Resources Canada. Established in 2003, they have demonstrated a
commitment to help Realtors enhance their service to their clients.
For more information, please contact
NAGAB is pleased to announce that members of the Association can now
enjoy preferential rates for all of their insurance needs through
Primetime Insurance. Rate savings could include up to 17% on your
auto insurance, and 35% for health insurance.
For more information,
NAGAB is pleased to be affiliated with ePropertySites.com, an
environmentally responsible firm that provides a complete multi-page
customizable website for each and every property. To read more about
ePropertySites.com and NAGAB please
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NAGAB is pleased to announce our
continuing relationship with Home Depot and the Eco Options program.
Please log into the Eco Options sight by
clicking here and
here or viewing information throughout the Nagab website.
Please forward any green properties that you may be representing to
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NAGAB is pleased to introduce the Association’s first webinar series.
The webinars have been designed to allow you the opportunity to hear
directly from experts in fields relevant to green real estate and to
ask questions from the comfort of your home or office. Sign up is
available now for sessions in January and February, 2010. Make good on
those New Year’s resolutions to expand your knowledge of green real
estate issues and register today.
For additional information, please go to:
Members, become a Greenrealestate®
resource for your community. Earn you Accredited Greenagent® or
designations and get 8CE' in Ontario and nova Scotia as a bonus.
Please sign up by
If you require support or information, please call 877-524-9494, or
email us at
The Association wishes you and your families a safe and happy holiday
season, with continued success in 2010.