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I invite you to submit a speaker proposal for Gulf Coast Green and plan to join us at the Houston Zoo on March 22, 2024. It's always an inspiring event!

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
After 17 successful years, Gulf Coast Green has proven to be the leading green building conference in the Gulf Coast region.  In addition to a lineup of... Read more

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Hi Fellow SDLers: I'm sure you're like me and thrilled at the news of the Senate's passage of the historic climate bill yesterday. And also are likely on pins and needles until it's passed the House and signed into law. What a conclusion of a terrible roller-coaster ride that is our Congressional system.

I'm writing to pass along a... Read more

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Is anyone aware of research or guidance that has looked at VOC’s from roofing products and ventilation intakes? I’ve done some searching, and focus is mainly on managing the construction process to reduce installer exposure. 

Thanks for any help!

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Welcome to the quiz portion of Changing Building Design Priorities for a Changing Electrical Grid!

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Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:


Define a “Highly Variable Renewable Energy” generation asset, or VRE, and understand how VREs can most effectively contribute to the... Read more

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Mary Ann Lazarus

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In light of the serious impacts of COVID-19 on your firm, BuildingGreen would like to support your continued participation in the Peer Network community of Sustainability Leaders.

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BuildingGreen’s Sustainable Construction Leaders peer network brings together the best and most committed... Read more

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Hi Green Gurus! 

We are looking for fearless leader to lead Sustainability for our Technology Division. This would be the client-facing role at the forefront for our $2B+ annual portfolio with all the giants - Microsoft, Meta, Apple, Google, Rivian, etc. It is a remote role with occasional travel. The job description is attached.

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Hey team,

We're working with some institutions in the midwest that are trying to understand what kind of partnerships they could build with architectural salvage enterprises as they demolish many buildings to elevate land uses. I'm not overly familiar with the midwest market. Does anyone have any good circular economy / architectural... Read more

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Welcome to the quiz portion of Certified Wood Update: Comparing SFI to FSC on Key Forestry and Health Issues.

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Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:


 

1. Explain the purpose of forest management standards and what they measure.
2. Differentiate between FSC and SFI... Read more

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Hi All,

Structure Tone just released their annual Sustainability, Resiliency, and Wellness Report.

Download a copy here.  https://structuretone.com/sustainability/

I’m curious what people think.

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Hello all,

Thank you so much for your work on the Contractor Commitment. In preparation for the Summit, we've pulled all of the sections together into one cohesive document. We would like to invite everyone in the SCL network to review and comment on this latest draft so that we can compile comments before Wednesday and make the most of... Read more

Product Guide

Sheathing should be designed for durability, but some sheathing materials can be toxic or may contribute to moisture issues inside the building envelope.

BuildingGreen-Approved Sheathing

Sheathing approved by BuildingGreen contains recycled content, rapidly renewable materials, or otherwise provides exceptional performance, such... Read more

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Hello Green Gurus,

Here’s one more exclusive webinar for you! Coming up next week:

Behind the Scenes: COTE Top Ten 2021
Tuesday, May 4th, 2021
2pm - 3pm ET (11am - 12pm PT)

Register here.

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Eight of this year’s Top Ten winners are from firms in this network. We also have a member on the... Read more

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Hi Green Gurus,

We have recently had a beloved member of the HKS DesignGreen team relocate to Toronto due to work visa challenges in the US. Our loss could be your gain if you have an office in Toronto! We are hoping to collect a list of leads for him once the dust settles on his move and he begins his job hunt. If you have any... Read more

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Hi Everyone, just as governors are regionally deciding how to reopen their economies, it's probably time we started thinking about what getting back to work looks like for us.  And, just as governors are leaning on each other for ideas and coordination, we can benefit from discussing strategies as a group.  To that end, I wanted to get your... Read more