Equitable development involves supporting underserved communities through programs and policies that foster healthy, vibrant places. Community engagement provides an opportunity for project teams and neighborhood groups to create strong and livable communities together. In this seminar, local organizations will discuss ways to frame community engagement during...

Come out and celebrate our beautiful planet at Austin’s award-winning, sustainable master-planned community. Enjoy food, fun and festivities while learning how to reduce your carbon foot-print and get in tune with Mother Earth!  ...

Green by Design is now online! Learn how to build, remodel, or buy green homes that improve energy and water efficiency, increase comfort, and reduce maintenance. The workshops are designed to provide a choice of topics based on your green building needs. Sessions are hosted by...

Green by Design is now online! Learn how to build, remodel, or buy green homes that improve energy and water efficiency, increase comfort, and reduce maintenance. The workshops are designed to provide a choice of topics based on your green building needs. Sessions are hosted by...

About The AuthorThis post is sponsored & written by Whisper Valley, an award-winning eco-community community located in East Austin. Action BoxCelebrate Earth Day by attending Whisper Valley's free Earth Day Festival. This post is sponsored by Whisper Valley. All Austin Common sponsors are screened by The...

Green by Design is now online! Learn how to build, remodel, or buy green homes that improve energy and water efficiency, increase comfort, and reduce maintenance. The workshops are designed to provide a choice of topics based on your green building needs. Sessions are hosted by...

With a changing climate leading to more frequent extreme weather events, including flooding, heatwaves and severe winter weather, the planning and architecture profession is facing a sense of urgency around designing buildings and communities that are better prepared to meet rapidly changing conditions. In this seminar,...

The City of Austin adopted the 2021 International Energy Conservation Code with local amendments this fall. Austin Energy Green Building will review significant changes to the 2021 IECC and local amendments. Speakers will explore how design teams can navigate various paths of compliance and use...

Transitioning to high efficacy lighting provides significant energy savings in buildings. As these gains in fixture efficiency start to slow, how will lighting systems continue to improve?   Join us as we explore how interior lighting design can positively affect energy efficiency along with occupant health and...

Hempitecture will be hosting its third annual Hemp Building Summit This October 29-30th, 2021 at the Austin Public Library, in Austin, Texas.   This event features two days of idea sharing, collaboration, and networking with the goal of accelerating action towards sustainable building practices. The attendees will...