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Tour Austin's Coolest Homes

Tour Austin's Coolest Homes

The Cool House Tour is an annual self-guided tour produced by Austin Energy Green Building and Texas Solar Energy Society. This signature event is a resource for learning how to live comfortably in the hot Central Texas climate. Visit the website


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

Disasters and Resilience
June 13, 2017
11:30 AM

Green by Design 2017 Session I
August 3, 2017
7:00 PM

Green by Design 2017 Session II
August 10, 2017
7:00 PM

Green by Design 2017 Session III
August 17, 2017
7:00 PM


Green by Design Dates Announced
Register now for the August 2017 sessions. Learn how to build, remodel or buy green homes that improve energy and water efficiency, increase comfort and reduce maintenance.

Uptown Event
The Domain Northside walking tour on April 11th featured AEGB rated and LEED certified projects. Tour-goers learned about sustainable measures at the Archer Hotel, Domain Rock Rose, IMT @ the Domain, Domain Y3 and Y4, Domain 7 and Restoration Hardware.

Star Ceremonies
The commercial rating team recently presented Jaime D. Padron Elementary with a 4-star rating and Central Texas Food Bank with a 3-star rating at public ceremonies.

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

Review the rating guides and scorecards to set goals for your project. We’re here to guide you through the process from planning phase to move in day.

Building Professionals
use our rating system

use our resources
Integrated Modeling Incentive
For Commercial
For Multifamily