Sustainable Building in the Desert - Green Building Lecture Series
Using Smart Technologies to Manage Energy and Water Use
Can energy dash boards, smart thermostats, integrated lighting controls and high efficiency plumbing fixtures make a difference in resource depletion and the unintended consequences of growth and development? Hear about new and cutting-edge technologies that reduce our resource consumption, curtail our reliance on non-renewable resources, improve comfort/convenience, and lower our operation costs.
Thursday, April 2, 2015
7 to 8:30 p.m.
Granite Reef Senior Center
1700 N. Granite Reef Road
Free Landscape Workshops for the Desert Southwest
Up to 70 percent of your water use is outdoors. Scottsdale's Water Conservation Office offers free landscape workshops designed to help residents learn how to use water more efficiently and still have a lush, beautiful landscape. View our Spring 2015 workshop schedule and register today!
Spring 2015 Landscape Workshop Flyer (PDF/1068KB/2PP).
Check for Leaks
Do preventative maintenance on the irrigation system now to avoid summertime repairs. Check out the mini morning audit or use this handy guide to help you Find and Find and Fix Leaks that are Draining Your Budget.
Free Irrigation Audit!
Scottsdale's single-family residential homeowners can request a free irrigation audit. An irrigation specialist performs the audit along with the homeowner. During the audit the homeowner is given instruction on how to program the controller, how often to water the landscape and how to repair irrigation problems. Call 480-312-5650 and request an irrigation audit. (One audit per residence.) View postcard (PDF/3.02MB/1P).
Hire a Smartscape Certified Landscaper
Smartscape graduates have completed a 20-hour training program designed to educate the landscape professional on appropriate practices for the Sonoran Desert. Learn more here.
Sign up for Water Saving eNewsletters
Scottsdale's Environmental eNews brings water saving advice along with other environmental tidbits to your inbox up to 4 times a year. Sign up here.
Water - Use it Wisely has fantastic nearly weekly articles featuring water saving advice, tips and tricks, other water-related resources and an occasional contest! The website also features games for kids, tools for teachers and an events calendar. Sign up for the eNewletter here(scroll to the bottom of the page to enter your email address).
Five rebates available for qualifying water customers.
Scottsdale's 5-acre Xeriscape Garden at Chaparral Park.
Free programs available for schools located in Scottsdale.
Learn how to read your meter and find leaks inside and outside your home.
Learn how you can save water in and around your home.
|HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS AND
Learn about programs designed to help reduce water use in HOAs.
|MULTIFAMILY HOUSING AND WATER EFFICIENCY
Discover the resources available to help increase water efficiency use.
Read about the programs available to help increase efficient water use.
Please contact us with water conservation questions.