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City of Houston Green Building Resource Center » Environmental Resource Guide

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City of Houston Green Building Resource Center

Work Houston Permitting Center 1002 Washington Avenue Houston TX 77002 Work Phone: (832) 394-9050 Website: City of Houston Green Building Resource Center Website


Purpose: To enable the public to experience and learn more about healthy and energy, water, and material conserving design and construction; also known as Green Building.

Steven M. Stelzer, AIA, LEED AP, Program Director


Programs: The public can have their interim building plans reviewed for opportunities to add green strategies to save energy and water, and make their building healthier. Customers can peruse the shelves and over 50 displays, touch and feel samples, and learn about green building options in a relaxed setting. Free educational seminars (generally) scheduled on the fourth Wednesday evening of the month; check the GBRC calendar on the website.

Tours for groups: Available by appointment for your school field trip or group outings. Student activity package (with answer key for teachers) is available.

Speakers Bureau: Steve is available for speaking engagements.

Volunteer Opportunities: Yes, contact the Program Director to discuss.


The CEC has a searchable, web-based version of the Environmental Resource Guide. You may also download older versions of the printed guide below.

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