Policies, Programs, and Rating Systems


Arizona Growing Smarter (pdf)


Arizona Wildlife Action Plan


City of Tucson Infill Fee Waiver Program


City of Tucson Urban Landscape Framework


EPA Energy Star Program


EPA GreenScapes Program


EPA WaterSense Program


HUD Energy Efficient Mortgage Program


Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)


Pima County Green Building Program


Pima County Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan


TEP Guarantee Home Program


Tucson Electric Power’s Sunshare & Greenwatts Programs


Tucson Recycles

Business and Commercial Recycling in Tucson

 

Agencies and Organizations


ADOT Wildlife Linkages Workgroup


Arizona Solar Energy Industries Association


Builders without Borders


EcoCity Builders


Energy Star Product Guide


Energy Star Purchasing and Procurement


EPA Region 9 Green Building website (includes Arizona)


EPA Smart Growth website


EPA Urban Heat Island Effect Information


Global Green USA


Government Purchasing Alliance


Green Cross International


Green Roofs for Healthy Cities


International Conservation Code (ICC) Green Building website


National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Model Green Home Building Guidelines


Sonoran Permaculture Guild


Sustainable Communities Network


Urban Green Partnership


U.S. Green Building Council


U.S. Green Building Council, Arizona Chapter

 

Incentives


Arizona Grey Water Conservation System Tax Credit


Arizona Residential Solar Tax Credit Guidelines and Procedures


Arizona Tax Credits for Water Conservation (pdf)


Building from the Best (Sonoran Institute)


City of Tucson Solar Fee Credit Incentive


Federal Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency

 

Other Resources


Arizona Solar Center


BuildingGreen


Energy Guide


Financing an Energy Efficient Home


Native and Drought Tolerant Landscaping Resources:

• Arizona Department of Water Resources

• References for Identifying and Selecting Landscape Plants for the Low Desert(UofA)

• City of Mesa Resources for Arizona Low Desert Gardening and Landscaping 

 

Tucson’s Most Walkable Neighborhoods (WalkScore)