The Sarasota Association of Realtors and the Myakka River Branch LEED for Homes Committee will hold a panel discussion Dec. 5, exploring how green homes deliver tangible benefits to their owners and occupants. 

Panel members include Sandra Adomatis, SRA, an appraiser and nationally recognized speaker on green and energy-efficient house values; Peggy Christ, a green-certified Realtor anddirector of Real Estate & Finance for the Florida Green Building Coalition; Peter Minarich, a mortgage loan originator with more than 20 years' experience in home financing; and Dale Lewis, LEED-AP, ICC Residential Green Home Inspector, IBHS Fortified Home Evaluator, FGBC Certifying Agent, NAHB-Certified Green Professional and licensed general contractor with 40 years in the construction industry.

Moderator is Harold Bubil, real estate editor of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.

The event is from 6 to 9 p.m. Thurdsay at the SAR Auditorium, 2320 Cattlemen Road, Sarasota, FL 34232.
Registration and hors d’oeuvres by Local Coffee and Tea at 6. Pre-register online at Admission is $5 for students and all members of Sarasota Association of Realtors, USGBC FL Gulf Coast and HBA Manatee-Sarasota; $10 for other guests.

Harold Bubil

Recipient of the 2015 Bob Graham Architectural Awareness Award from the American Institute of Architects/Florida-Caribbean, Harold Bubil is real estate editor of the Herald-Tribune Media Group. Born in Newport, R.I., his family moved to Sarasota in 1958. Harold graduated from Sarasota High School in 1970 and the University of Florida in 1974 with a degree in journalism. For the Herald-Tribune, he writes and edits stories about residential real estate, architecture, green building and local development history. He also is a photographer and public speaker. Contact him via email, or at (941) 361-4805.
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