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GBlogo_newThe Green Building Program encourages a whole-systems approach through design and building techniques to minimize environmental impact and reduce the energy consumption of buildings while contributing to the health of its occupants.

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2015-2016 Lecture Series  (PDF) 

December 3, 2015

Incentives for Energy Home Improvements, Renewable Energy, Water and More

Rebates are still available for heating/cooling equipment, duct repairs, insulation, programmable thermostats, lighting, shade screens, solar, shade trees, pool pumps, smart irrigation controllers, plumbing fixtures and more. Come out to hear about the latest home improvements incentives from SRP, APS, SW Gas, and City of Scottsdale.


  • Sharon Bonesteel, AIA, CBO - Senior Policy Analyst, SRP Codes & Standards Initiative
  • Chris Baggett – Program Manager, APS Marketing Programs
  • Todd Czaplewski, Energy Advisor and Charlie Velasquez, Energy Advisor - SW Gas
  • Jennifer Davidson - Scottsdale Water Conservation

Recent News

Can “green homes” become the standard? Learn how they’re making an impact
Since 1998, more than 1,300 homes have been certified in Scottsdale as “green homes.” What is a green
Scottsdale has updated the Green Home Rating Checklist
Scottsdale’s Green Home Rating Checklist has been periodically updated to stay current with building code changes, building product innovations and
Learn how “cool” roofs reduce energy use
Are you considering replacing your roof in the near future? If so, think about installing a “cool” roof. Cool roofs
Energy efficiency guide provides ideas for Arizona
Energy efficiency creates jobs that are primarily local. Additionally, it reduces cash outflow from the economy by reducing fuel imports
Arizona twelfth most energy-efficient state
Energy efficiency measures are thriving around the United States, as reported in the 7th annual edition of the State Energy


Program Overview for New Construction


Green Home Buyers Guide  


GB Remodeling Workbook 


Landscape Revitalization Workbook