This course will present the Top Environmental Issues affecting residential real estate transactions today. The course spans historic heating sources from coal to natural gas and how environmental regulations have affected these energy sources. Class attendees will be educated on building material utilized over the last 100 years (Lead, Asbestos, Mercury, VOCs) that were newer and better and their environmental hazard impact today. The attendees will learn what types of contaminants are found in homes and how to address them when found during a home inspection. This presentation is designed for attendees interested in both learning facts from fiction and practical management/remediation of common environmental issues with residential real estate. Upon completion of this course, the attendee will be able to navigate through a real estate transaction where environmental issues become a concern and/or an issue.