Home Energy Rating System & Audits

Learn about the various components of home energy bills for Houston’s climate, and what options you have to lower them and save money. Introductory remarks will target current energy consumption patterns globally and in Texas. Speakers will discuss various approaches that their companies take to analyze residential energy and resource consumption patterns in an effort to help the public better understand how to reduce their energy use.

Waste Diversion & Reclamation in Green Building

Learn about how businesses can reduce their landfill load with various methods during renovations, during construction, and during office hours. Introductory remarks will target current landfill pressures. Speakers will discuss recycling demolition and construction waste during construction projects, carpet reclamation projects, recycling of office waste at local businesses, and an overview of the secondary/used furniture market.