The 20th Annual Cool House Tour, a collaboration of Austin Energy Green Building (AEGB) and the Texas Solar Energy Society (TXSES) is this Sunday! This year there are eight homes, two communities and an Austin Energy open house showcasing energy saving programs to help you create your own cool house. The selected projects cover a wealth of styles and sizes. Pick up your guidebook ticket early, read more about green building features and map your day in advance. Visit the homes in any order you wish. Enjoy the tour and thank you for caring about energy use, its personal and social costs and the importance of sustainable development.
Build NATiVE has one custom-built, net-zero home on the tour, along with 2 solar installations by NATiVE Solar!
Pick up your tickets here
LEED AP and AIA continuing education credits are available for this event. AIA professionals receive one credit per project. LEED AP professionals must visit a total of six projects minimum to receive continuing education credits.
About the Cool House Tour 2016
The Cool House Tour 2016 is an annual self-guided tour produced by Austin Energy Green Building and Texas Solar Energy Society. The Tour showcases homes that are designed and built to high standards of energy efficiency, comfort and regional design. This signature event is a resource for learning how to live comfortably in the hot Central Texas climate. Homeowners and building professionals will be available to share their experience with you on bringing these sustainable homes to fruition.