Green services and resources

New York Energy Smart

New York Department of Environment Conservation: Green Building Initiative

The US Green Building Council

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)

Environmental Data Resources, Inc. - provides environmental risk information services for real estate transactions.

Association of Energy and Environmental Real Estate Professionals - provides educational resources for real estate professionals.


EcoBusiness Links - sustainable real estate listings and services. - an MLS for sustainable housing.

Planet Green - advice on how to go green when buying a home. Use this site to help you understand how to help buyers get what they want.

Green Living Ideas

National Geographic Green Guide 
Featured Content

Find out more about the all-new Graduate REALTOR Institute (GRI)

The all-new GRI designation is the foundation for your success. It's designed to: increase your productivity; reduce your risk; maximize your resources; and provide solutions to your toughest challenges. Find out more and get started taking classes by visiting the GRI designation page of To apply for your GRI designation once you've satisfied all requirements, contact NYSAR directly at 800-239-4432. Please note that a $25 application fee applies. Need financial assistance? Click here for information on REALTOR scholarships.