Water & Energy Conservation


Mandatory Design Features

In most desert climates, the sun is the most plentiful commodity and water is the most valuable resource. The City of Tucson has made these two elements of significant concern by adopting a few ordinances to ensure sustainable potential in the future.

Residential Solar Readiness Ordinance

Solar Readiness Summary

Residential Gray Water Ordinance -Exhibit A

Gray Water Illustrations -Attachment A

Commercial Water Harvesting Ordinance


Supplemental Information

Energy Star In-lieu of IECC

Gray Water Ordinance Brochure

Gray Water Professional Information Guide

Gray Water for Residential Use (YouTube Video)   

Net-Zero Energy Building Standard

Water Harvesting Guidance Manual