Green by Design

An Austin Energy Green Building Event

Interested in buying, building or remodeling a sustainable home? These online workshops cover the whole process, starting with the planning and design phase. Learn about building practices and technologies that can help make homes more comfortable and efficient while reducing maintenance costs. Attend one, two or all three of these free Tuesday evening sessions.

Session 1 | 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 | 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 3 | Home Systems
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

Date: Tuesdays, April 2, 9, 16, 2024
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: This workshop series will be hosted as a live webinar
Registration:  Register online

Technology Requirements

The webinar will be hosted using WebEx. No software is necessary to join the meeting. 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

Continuing Education Credits

  • This seminar will be submitted for AIA Learning Units/HSW
  • Austin Energy Green Building will provide certificates of completion for self-reporting
  • Certificate will list course description and number
  • All certificates will be emailed
Date last reviewed or modified: 03/07/2024