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 2018-2019 Green Building Lecture Series (PDF)
Cutting Edge High-Performance Green Buildings
What are the technological trends and building prototypes for the 21st century? Who are the early adopters and market leaders? Come see and hear about successful innovative residential and commercial projects that exemplify principles of resource conservation, energy independence and healthy living.
Speaker: Ed Gorman, Modus Development
Gorman is an award-winning developer of Arizona's first net-zero energy townhomes. With an extensive background in real estate development that includes site acquisition, design, construction, and financing, he created a company that pioneers in high-performance buildings focusing on energy-efficient, multifamily, and tech-savvy residential developments. Gorman will discuss the future of sustainable green homes and how to achieve the Net-Zero Energy Standard. Gorman will address the important steps to profoundly reduce energy consumption and minimize carbon footprint while increase savings by building and living in net-zero energy homes.
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.
Intuitive Cooking Expert and Author
Urban Garden Educator
Air Conditioning Specialist
Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC
HomeSmart Elite Group
Earthen Building Expert and World Traveler
| Paul Hirt
ASU Sustainability Scholar
Titan Solar Power
DR Wastchak Energy Efficiency Services
7447 E. Indian School Road, Suite 125
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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