Austin Energy Green Building
Sustainable, Healthy Solutions for Home, Community, and Business
The 700-acre Mueller development is the largest neighborhood of single family, multifamily, and commercial AEGB rated buildings. ©Catellus
Our Story: Leadership, Innovation, and Planning
Austin Energy Green Building (AEGB) cultivates innovation in building for the enrichment of the community’s environmental, economic, and human well-being. In 1991, AEGB developed the first rating system in the U.S. for evaluating the sustainability of buildings, inspiring many cities to follow.
We work with the public and building professionals to guide and build green projects that contribute positively to the city’s environmental goals and make Austin a more sustainable place to live for generations to come.
Design and Build Green: Information for Design and Building Professionals
AEGB provides design tools and rates the sustainability of new and remodeled buildings for single family, multifamily, and commercial projects. See how you can get a rating for your project, if a rating is required, and discover how your project benefits from the rating process.
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Learn and Connect: Attend Green Building Events
We are passionate about creating educational opportunities with community partners to help everyone learn about the benefits of green building. Looking for AIA or GBCI continuing education credits? AEGB offers free monthly seminars for professionals.
Next Up: Labor and Materials Transparency
Concerns about forced labor in the global supply chain – from extraction through manufacturing and construction – and health impacts of product ingredients have led designers and owners to seek disclosure about the materials used in buildings. Speakers will discuss areas of concern and tools available to make informed product choices.
Live and Work Green: How to Buy, Remodel, or Rent a Green Building
Whether your build or buy, great buildings don’t just happen — they are planned green from the blueprints to the build out. There are also many ways to go green if you rent.
Partner and Plan: Build Partnerships for Sustainability
AEGB recognizes the power of aligning and uniting with community focused organizations. We welcome the opportunity for such partnerships. Reach out to discuss how we can advocate together to set the course for Austin’s green future.