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April 8, 2015

Earth Day Education Seminar

Tiny Houses in Houston

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
at the Green Building Resource Center
1002 Washington Avenue, Houston 77002
In partnership with the Texas Gulf Coast Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council

I want a tiny house that's off the grid.  What are the options?  What are the regulations?

The Green Building Resource Center is coordinating an Earth Day show and tell featuring answers to your questions about living small, as well as two tiny houses.

AIA & USGBC CEU's available.


Shannon Bryant, Owner, Tend Building
David Cruey, Owner, Arched Cabins
Donna Kacmar, Architect, Author, Big Little House Book
Teresa Lopez, Owner, Author, Green Energy Money
Sheila Blake, Assistant Director, Houston Building Code Enforcement

Register online or call 832-394-9050 prior to the event.

Visit for more details and a map.

Rain Barrels & Compost Bins

At Truckload Prices

Don't miss this opportunity! The current order period for rain barrels and compost bins will close on May 9. They are great for the garden! The City of Houston Green Building Resource Center is partnering with RainWater Solutions to enable you to place your order now for May 16 pick up. Simply visit Help support the GBRC!

Order online or mail-in by Saturday, May 9.
Pick up your order between 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 16.
at the Green Building Resource Center
1002 Washington Avenue
Houston 77002
Steve Stelzer, Program Director

Green Building Resource Center

To learn more about City of Houston sustainability efforts, visit

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