Where Can I Listen to the Audio Tours?

The recordings are typically 3-5 minutes in length and are published through four media channels

On location

Listen to audio tours on your phone. Keep an eye open for our street signs. When you find one you can take a tour on your cell phone at any time of day. No app or smart phone required! see our audio tour locations. The tours are available via a dial-in system, offering an on-site audio guide 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

On the web

greenbuildingaudiotours.com shows a map of tour sites, allowing you to listen to the tours, and includes individual case studies where further text and photo content is available. Case study content can be updated at any time.

Via podcast

Accessible via iTunes or any similar audio player, this allows youto easily download tours to your iPod or phone.

Via an embeddable widget

This is an easy way for anyone to include tours on their own webpage or for bloggers and news organizations to quickly embed any tour in an article. Just use the ebed code found on every case study page.

Get an Audio Tour for your building!

The broad deployment of content makes the Green Building Audio Tour a very flexible communication tool that NGOs, developers, architects, governments, and other stakeholders can use to reach many people, whether they are in the city or abroad.

Audio tours are an excellent way to inform visitors to your building as well as people all over the world.

KEY BENEFITS

Increase accessibility and exposure

Audio Tours accessible via web, podcast, and phone, dramatically expand exposure and audience participation. They allow 24-hour access to the stories of private green buildings where public tours are less frequent. The content can be easily republished by third parties via the podcast link and the embeddable widget, offering a great potential for passive and viral distribution.

Reduce costs

Since Audio Tours do not require a guide, the cost to organize and provide guided tours is greatly reduced.

Get a LEED credit

Green Building Audio Tours meet the requirements of the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Innovation & Design Process credit for Green Building Education. Providing an Audio Tour can help to achieve a higher LEED rating for your building.

Create a legacy

Audio Tours augment and expand upon guided tours by providing a digital media legacy that can last many years. Stories from key individuals involved in the buildings are captured and made freely available.

AUDIO TOUR PACKAGE COMPONENTS

  • Complete LEED Documentation for Green Building Education Innovation Credit Application
  • Consultation on tour and interview outline
  • Professional recording services
  • Mobile phone audio deployment
  • Outdoor and indoor tour signage
  • Audio widget that can be embedded in any website
  • Inclusion in the Green Building Audio Tours podcast
  • Building of an online case study

Get a LEED Credit for your building!

Our tours qualify for a LEED credit in education

Green Building Audio Tours meet the requirements of the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Innovation & Design Process credit for Green Building Education. Green Building Audio Tours can increase your building's LEED rating. We've earned ID credit points for dozens of projects, and we can do the same for yours.

We provide a LEED Innovation Credit submission package and a PDF containing supporting documentation required by the US or Canada Green Building Council.

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