Welcome to
The CHERP Network:

Driving Energy Efficiency
and Economic Recovery

John Shipman

CHERP Regional Director for LA and Orange Counties.
Principal, American Green Home Real Estate and Energy Efficiency Management, Inc. 


John is a  REALTOR® and a National Association of REALTORS® and California Association of REALTORS® Green Designation Trainer. Both companies are well known for their commitment and expertise in Green Real Estate, green education, training, and business development consulting. John is also a California HERS Building Performance Contractor (HERS-BPC); California General Building Contractor; BPI Certified Building Analyst and Envelope Professional and BPI Trainer-Proctor(BPI-Efficiency First, California-CBPCA).

John serves as Program Coordinator and Instructor for California State University’s Continuing and Professional Education Department’s Green and Sustainable Building Certificate Program at Long Beach. A Creator of and Trainer for; Build It Green’s and Energy Efficiency Management, Inc’s. Certified Green Real Estate Professional Program® (CG-REP®); Trainer and GreenPoint Rater; Energy Efficient Mortgage (EEM) Trainer, CalCERTS, Inc. John’s company Energy Efficiency Management, Inc. is an approved Energy Upgrade California Contracting Company and Certified California HERS Rating and GreenPoint Rating Company. John is a graduate of University of California, Los Angeles.