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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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November 5, 2015

Scottsdale’s New Green Standards: Working with Developers to Create Green Homes

Green building programs have evolved over the past 17 years as a whole-systems design approach to minimize the environmental impacts of buildings. Since 1998, over 1300 green homes have been certified under Scottsdale’s green home program. Come hear about the new generation of green home development and Scottsdale’s new green home certification tools.

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Contact Information

City of Scottsdale - Green Building Program
7447 E. Indian School Road, Suite 125
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
P: 480-312-7080


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