Green by Design Webinars 2020

An Austin Energy Green Building Webinar

Webinar Details

Green by Design Webinar 2020
©Leonid Furmansky

Green By Design is now online! Learn how to build, remodel or buy a green home to improve energy and water efficiency, increase comfort and reduce maintenance. Austin Energy Green Building team members will provide insight and experience on sustainable building practices including guidance on selecting materials with health in mind. The workshop provides a choice of topics based on your green building needs. Course materials provided.

Date: August 4, 11 and 18, 2020
Session 1: Green Planning and Design
Session 2: Green Materials and Landscaping
Session 3: Green Home Systems

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Location: Attend new live online sessions for free. Advance registration is required to receive webinar access instructions and password.

Registration: Register online

Session 1 | Green Planning and Design

  • Identifying home design priorities with sustainability concepts in mind
  • Understanding how sustainability applies to home design
  • Learning how location, site and climate affect the design of a sustainable home
  • Choosing your team and rating with Austin Energy Green Building

Session 2 | Green Materials and Landscaping

  • Designing homes that are material and resource efficient
  • Selecting material choices that are healthier and safer
  • Making informed decisions when choosing materials
  • Understanding responsible landscaping features and strategies

Session 2 | Green Materials and Landscaping

  • Designing and right-sizing mechanical systems for comfort and efficiency
  • Comparing high efficiency lighting and appliances
  • Selecting venting, water heating, and plumbing systems
  • Exploring zero-energy capable home features and strategies

Technology Requirements

The webinar will be hosted using the Whova event app. Additional details on how to join will be sent to registered attendees.

Attendance Details

  • Seminar is open to everyone
  • RSVP is required to receive webinar instructions and unique password

Continuing Education Credits

  • This seminar is approved for AIA Learning Units and GBCI CE Hours for LEED professionals
  • Austin Energy Green Building will provide certificates of completion for self-reporting
  • Certificate will list course description/number
  • All certificates will be emailed

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