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Sustainability Advisory Group

The GPBR Sustainability Advisory Group (SAG) was convened to educate and advise the GPBR, its members, their clients and associates on issues related to climate change and the economic, social and environmental impacts to the real estate industry.  The SAG acknowledges climate change and supports efforts by businesses, organizations and government at all levels to undertake reasonable measures to achieve the necessary reductions in C02 and other greenhouse gas emissions.

The SAG is composed of the following members:

  • Leanne Barschdorf Nichols
  • Russell DeConti
  • Julia Bassett Schwerin
  • David Gulick
  • Rob Lynch
  • Marc Chadbourne
  • Jim Nadeau
  • Jennifer Defilipp
  • Lisa Smith

Green Day Class Materials- 10/5/2022

Claire Betz & Jon Riley Weatherization is  Sexy

Andrew Dey The Future of Homebuilding

Scott Dione Timber HP

Andy Meyer & Lily McVetty Efficiency Maine

Timothy Lock OPAL/OPAL Build Part 1

Timothy Lock OPAL/OPAL Build Part 2

A Message from Governor Mills

Hannah Pingree Keynote Speaker 

Sustainability Matters Class- 4/26

If you would like to view the PowerPoint Slides from our class on April 26th on Sustainability Matters, please click here. 

Passive House Lunch & Learn- 6/9

If you missed the Passive House Lunch and Learn on June 9th and would like to view the recorded session please click here. 

Maine Green Bank Summit

GPBR past president and SAG member, Leanne Barschdorf Nichols, was a panelist at the Maine Green Bank Summit on June 25, 2020.

If you missed this virtual event that showed how a Green Bank can help fund economic recovery through climate solutions here in Maine, you can watch the recording anytime here.

NAR’s Green Designation

NAR’s Green Designation is designed for agents looking to learn about issues of energy efficiency and sustainability in real estate.

To Learn More, Click Here!

Sustainability Resources

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