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 Lecture Series

Scottsdale launches a new green building lecture series featuring local speakers and experts to discuss timely topics and issues involving the future of circular economies, green remodeling, energy retrofits, edible landscapes, water resources, repurposed building materials and innovative green building projects. The lectures are free and held the first Thursday of every other month from October 2019 through June 2020, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Scottsdale Granite Reef Senior Center, 1700 N. Granite Reef Rd. Map it 

Download the 2019-2020 Green Building Lecture Series (PDF)

Oct. Lecture

Oct. 3, 2019
7-8:30 p.m. 

Electric Vehicles and Renewable Energy FutureElectric Vehicle Charging

The road ahead is electric. Put your gas budget to better use, skip the morning traffic and help drive Arizona toward a more sustainable future by choosing an electric vehicle (EV). Save money. Save time. Less maintenance. Instant torque. Like a breath of fresh air. 

 

Past Speakers - 2017-2018 Lecture Series

Scottsdale’s Green Building Program would like to thank the following speakers for participating in the 2017/2018 lecture series season. Topics included economic value of green, solar energy and battery storage, edible landscapes, building with earthen materials and ductless mini-splits cooling/heating.

Melanie Albert
Intuitive Cooking Expert and Author 
Joan Baron
Environmental Artist
Urban Garden Educator
Jim Clark
Air Conditioning Specialist
Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC
Jan Green
EcoBroker
HomeSmart Elite Group
Kirk Higbee
Earthen Building Expert and World Traveler
 Paul Hirt
 ASU Sustainability Scholar
Mathew Thorne
Prime Lending
Jack Walker
Titan Solar Power
Daran Wastchak
DR Wastchak Energy Efficiency Services
 

Recent News

Season's final Green Building Lecture topic: "Cutting Edge High-Performance Green Buildings"
You're invited to learn about successful, innovative residential projects that exemplify principles of resource conservation, energy independence and healthy living.
Beat the summer heat with radiant cooling
More than 40 percent of all electricity consumed in Valley homes is used for air conditioning. Learn about efficient ways
February Green Building topic introduces edible landscapes
The free program runs from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at the Granite Reef Senior Center, 1700
Scottsdale's Green Building Lecture Series kicks off its new season with a discussion on the reuse and recovery of materials and products we use every day.
There is wisdom in the old saying "one man's trash is another man's treasure." What if instead of burying
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

GBP 

Program Overview for New Construction

GHBG

Green Home Buyers Guide  

 

GB Remodeling Workbook 

 

Landscape Revitalization Workbook   

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