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How do you get homeowners who might not be concerned about their monthly utility bills to care about green building? Chris Little of eleV8 Builders suggests, focus on performance. "I've always been a champion of green-building, but 'high performance' is the term we like to use," Little says. Read More


Rebates and Incentives
May 9, 2017
11:30 AM

2017 Cool House Tour
June 11, 2017
10:00 AM

Disasters and Resilience
June 13, 2017
11:30 AM


Integrated Modeling Incentive Launches
Austin Energy recently introduced the new Integrated Modeling Incentive and has held trainings to qualify consultants. Energy modeling provides opportunities for a design team to evaluate energy-saving strategies and make informed decisions that affect the long term performance of a building. The Integrated Modeling Incentive rewards building owners that incorporate energy modeling early in the design process through post-occupancy verification.

AIA Homes Tour Features 5-Star Homes
The 30th annual AIA Austin Homes Tour on October 15th and 16th features two AEGB 5-star rated homes.

Energy Code Updates
On June 23rd, Austin City Council adopted the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) with local amendments.

Getting Started?
Austin Energy Green Building rates the sustainability of new and remodeled buildings for three markets: Single Family, Multifamily and Commercial.

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