Green Building Tips
Solar energy can also be used for making potable, brackish or saline water. Without using electricity or chemicals, waste water can be treated. Creating salt from sea water is also one of the oldest uses of solar energy.
A "Green" building is a structure that is designed, renovated, re-used or operated in a manner that enhances resource efficiency is considered a sustainable, or “green building”. These structures reduce water consumption, improve energy efficiency and lessen a building’s overall environmental impact. Both homeowners and builders can make both small and large types of improvements to property. Below are informational handouts containing tips for reducing energy costs, improving energy performance, and reducing construction waste. If you would like additional infomation, contact Hayden Beckman, Assistant Planner.
Handouts for specific energy savings areas