Green Building Tips

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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.

Green Building Tips Handout

Handouts for specific energy savings areas

Appliances and Bulbs

Electricity

Heating and Cooling

Insulation

Landscaping

Recycled Construction Material

Roofing Products

Efficient Water Systems

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Did you know?

The amount of solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour is more than enough to provide all of the Earth’s energy needs for a complete year.


Contact Information

City of Huntington Beach
Planning Division
2000 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA
Phone: (714) 536-5271
Fax: (714) 374-1648
Email:

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