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US GreenBrokers Welcomes Newest Member!

US GreenBrokers is proud to announce the addition of one of  Connecticut’s top REALTORS®, David Popoff, to our team.

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David Popoff, Broker/Owner DMK Properties, Darien, Ct.

A licensed Realtor and Broker/Owner of DMK Real Estate, David has lived in Fairfield County for more than 30 years.  After entering the real estate arena in 1988 he gained experience in residential construction, property management  and became an investor and developer of income properties.  In 2010 David became a full-time Realtor® and subsequently pursued the NAR (National Association of Realtors) GREEN designation in 2012 .

Following his GREEN designation David also earned USGBC’s (US Green Building Council) LEED AP Homes Professional, NAHB (National Association of Home Builders) CGP (Certified Green Professional) and G/PRO (Green Professional)  Construction Management through the Urban Green Council of USGBC New York.

Welcome David and thank you for joining our team!  We look forward to your contributions to our blog and listings on our Connecticut page.

Interest and demand for sustainable building practices has rapidly increased over the past several years.  With that growth the prevalence of “green-washing” services and products has seen a rapid rise as businesses seek to promote their services or products through false claims.

US GreenBrokers, LLC strives to showcase third-party certified sustainable products and services related to real estate and construction thus allowing consumers to find knowledgeable eco-professionals and products.

9 Out of 10 Home Buyers Seek Energy-Efficiency!

According to a recent survey conducted by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 9 out of 10 Buyers look for energy-efficient and environmentally friendly features in their search for a new home. This is especially true in the north and south where extreme temperatures occur on a regular basis and homeowners in the north are bracing for this winter’s higher utility bills. Continue reading 9 Out of 10 Home Buyers Seek Energy-Efficiency!

FL GreenBroker Selected As Project Manager For N FL USGBC Initiative

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FL GreenBroker, Jeannette Moore

The debut of a green MLS for St. Augustine and St. Johns County (FL) on Earth Day 2011 (the first in NE FL) was the icing on the cake for Jeannette Moore, GREEN, EcoBroker, Broker of Green Florida Properties and co-founder of US GreenBrokers.  When the N FL Chapter of USGBC received a grant for their new initiative, greening all the MLS systems in their 11 county area, Jeannette was selected to get on board as their Project Manager.  As the MLS systems go green, Jeannette will be teaching local licensees on promoting, using and marketing the new MLS green data fields as well as encouraging them to attain more knowledge and avoid green-washing with professional green certifications.