Green Building Program

The 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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Green Building Education Series

Scottsdale hosts a green building education series featuring speakers and experts to discuss timely topics and issues involving the future of electrification, decarbonization, energy efficiency, renewables, indoor environmental quality, water use reduction and reuse, edible landscapes, low-impact building materials and innovative near-zero impact projects. 

ReVISION House Scottsdale – Thursday, June 3rd, 6 to 7 p.m.

Webinar Registration

Green Builder Media has joined forces with internationally renowned building science expert Steve Easley and his wife, Indoor Air Quality expert Susan Raterman, to retrofit a 3,050 square foot house in Scottsdale. The goal of the project is to showcase to consumers and building professionals alike how to optimize performance, sustainability, wellness, aesthetics, intelligence, and durability in a remodeling project using the most advanced products, systems and technologies available on the market today.

Uniquely positioned on a lake in McCormick Ranch, the ReVISION House Scottsdale will showcase cost-effective strategies for achieving net zero in a remodeling project using renewable energy, efficient mechanical systems and advanced smart home technologies.

Webinar Recordings

 

The content of these presentations do not represent the opinion or endorsement from the City of Scottsdale. The presentations represent the opinion of the speakers.

Past Speakers

Scottsdale’s Green Building Program would like to thank the following speakers for participating in the 2018/2019 and 2019/2020 lecture series seasons. Topics included economic value of green, solar energy and battery storage, edible landscapes, building with earthen materials and ductless mini-splits cooling/heating.

Joan Baron
Environmental Artist & Urban Garden Educator

Steve Caldwell
VP of Operations, GreenSheen Paints

Michael Ginsburg
Arizona Builder and Innovator
Ed Gorman
President, Modus Development
Jeff Grout
Senior Energy Consultant

Bill Sheaffer
Exec. Director, Valley of the Sun Clean Cities Coalition

Carol Stuttard
Master Gardener

 

John Trujillo
Principle, Circonomy Solutions

Recent News

Attend free June Green Building Webinar - ReVISION House Scottsdale
Join a free Green Building webinar from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, June 3. Register here Green Builder Media has joined
Join us for a virtual Green Building Education Series class on edible gardens
This free webinar runs from 4-5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4. You’ll meet master gardeners Joan Baron and Morgan Winburn,
October Green Building program kicks off 21st season with discussion on electric vehicles
The road ahead is electric. Put your gas budget to better use, skip the morning traffic and help drive Arizona
Buy or Remodel Green for Comfort, Health & Water Efficiency
Buying a new home or remodeling an existing one offers an opportunity to improve the comfort, health and performance of
Cut cooling costs by up to 40 percent
Learn about ductless mini-split cooling technology for room-by-room temperature control, comfort and energy savings. This free program will be from

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Program Overview for New Construction

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Green Home Buyers Guide  

 

GB Remodeling Workbook 

 

Landscape Revitalization Workbook   

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