Join us online for the 24th annual Cool House Tour! This year's first-ever virtual tour features an urban accessory dwelling, a rural homestead, and an affordable multifamily community. These three properties showcase: Value-driven decisions Climate responsive design Fire-wise construction and landscaping Healthy material selections Energy efficiency strategies ...

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...

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...

A range of forward-looking transportation planning initiatives are underway in the Austin area. With a focus on equity , organizations like Capital Metro, Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) and the City of Austin are working to serve the city's diverse population-improving mobility, infrastructure and...

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...

Technology is rapidly changing in the energy industry. One of the largest catalysts of that change is transportation. Learn how transportation electrification is shaping the way that the world moves and fuels up. This seminar will cover current and emerging technologies in transportation electrification, specific projects...

Wood is one of the oldest building materials. For hundreds of years, the harvesting, supply and trading of wood has created industry and economic opportunity. Throughout history, the sustainability of the wood supply has also presented challenges. This seminar will examine the evolution of sustainable harvesting, forest management and the legal supply...

Texas communities are looking at comprehensive and holistic resiliency plans to lessen impacts and reduce recovery time from shocks and stressors. This seminar will identify major risks and review plans towards preparedness. Speakers will discuss planning efforts for resilient frameworks, networks, hubs and research. Details about Texas...

Looking at the City of Austin’s net zero carbon goals, there is an opportunity for buildings to better integrate and communicate with the electric grid. From storage to demand response and smart inverters, this seminar will provide an overview of the current research and opportunities for grid...