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Championing the changemakers
BuildingGreen champions the changemakers in sustainable design and building, with trusted insight, unparalleled education, and communities that are transforming the industry.Image: Piranka
BuildingGreen champions the changemakers in sustainable design and building.
BuildingGreen is the essential source where trusted insight resides, knowledge is shared, unparalleled education takes place, and thought leaders interact in transforming the sustainable building movement. As champions of the leaders driving meaningful change within and across the movement, we advance the progressive edge between a healthy & resilient built environment and a thriving, equitable world. That makes us your most effective partner in building excellence, furthering your career and offering supportive, encouraging communities.
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Wood: Is It Still Good? Part Two: Moving from Carbon to Climate
Many people hope mass timber will drive decarbonization—but scaling that up could make things worse. Instead of embodied carbon alone, “climate-smart” practices focus on our increasingly fragile forests.
Building Decarbonization: How LCA and EPDs Fit in
Life-cycle assessment and environmental product declarations reveal embodied carbon and other impacts, but it’s important to know their limits.
Wood: Is It Still Good? Part One: Embodied Carbon
Wood products are widely regarded as carbon neutral—or even better. With new research challenging that idea, a more cautious approach is emerging. Because the climate stakes are too high for us to get this wrong.
Inflation Reduction Act Collection: Guidance & Case Studies
The IRA may be revolutionizing green building. Learn how to leverage this generational funding to curtail carbon and elevate equity.Read More
The Missing Embodied Carbon Link: Construction
Some researchers say construction emissions could account for as much as 30% of a project’s embodied carbon. What can be done about it?Read More
Keeping PFAS Forever Chemicals out of Building Products
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been linked to negative health and environmental impacts. Getting them out of our building products is going to require work.Read More
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