Links to recent articles about our Green Building classes:


If You Build It

Santa Feans have no excuse for not building green

Earth Day Publication, Santa Fe Reporter, 4/20/11

It may seem unlikely in the City Different, but green building educator Robin Dorrell still runs into the mistaken perception that sustainable building designs are “eccentric.”



Converting a horse barn, workshop and bunkhouse south of Santa Fe into a house

Classes give students tips on green building

The Santa Fe New Mexican, 2/15/2010

People interested in green building, solar energy and water harvesting can take one or all six in a series of weekly green building classes offered at Santa Fe Community College beginning today.




Santa Fe Reporter, 02-16-2011

Phil Pfeiffer, a director, and his wife Cee Moravec, a set dresser, began building a house in Cerrillos powered by alternative energy after Pfeiffer took green building classes through Architects, Designers & Contractors Network in Santa Fe.



Green Building Topics Explored in Long-Running Home Building and Design Series at SFCC

Evening Classes Help People Build Green

Green Fire Times, February 2011

A very popular series of classes about green building issues and practices is being offered to the general public in February and March 2011 by Santa Fe’s “Architects, Designers and Contractors Network” (ADC Network, through the Continuing Education department at  Santa Fe Community College. The evening classes explore key issues in green building and design, including tax incentives and rating programs, smart design principles, passive solar, renewable energy, water harvesting, various wall systems and building techniques, and the process of working with architects and contractors.