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What is the lag time for historical embodied carbon data catching up with real-time information as manufacturers source renewable energy? Is our professional time best spent calculating with out-of-date information or more simply calling for manufacturers' elimination of fossil fuel combustion in their production and transportation of materials... Read more

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Welcome to the quiz portion of Design Strategies for Occupant Engagement—and Why They Boost Performance.

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1. Explain how research in the social sciences and neurology links occupant engagement strategies with specific sustainability... Read more

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Huge congratulations to everyone involved with a Top Ten winner this year! 

In a rare feat--Leddy Maytum Stacy got two!

Also P+W, Lake|Flato with Cooper Cary, WRNS, SOM, Olsen Kundig, KieranTimberlake, DLR--nice work! (And who is Studio27?)

Here's James Wilson's take on what's special about each winning project.

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I received the following email from Naajia at Southface.  I'll be out of town until November 8, but I'll see if there's time for me to address at least the second part before I leave:

A question regarding the BIT-User Forum was brought to my attention by a participant. Apparently when you are posting a question and you pick your location... Read more

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I was sitting in on the USGBC's monthly Advocacy call this afternoon and heard about a state-local policy proposal to use property tax incentive for GHG reductions.  Through a state-local partnership, owners of existing residential and commercial buildings who invest in qualifying outcome-based improvements would receive a property tax... Read more

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 CEUs are available for reading our entire plumbing guide. Click here to learn more and take the quiz.

Water heating is typically the fourth largest energy expenditure in commercial buildings (behind lighting, heating, and cooling).

BuildingGreen-Approved Water Heaters

The most efficient fuel-fired water heaters include... Read more

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Welcome to the quiz portion of Exterior Paints: Long-Term Protection and Environmental Tradeoffs.

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Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:


 

1. List the primary differences between alkyd and latex paints and stains and between wood, concrete, and metal primers.
2. Explain... Read more

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A site license allows your entire organization to access and share the report, and to keep a copy in your library. The site license does not allow multiple users to earn CEUs. If multiple individuals in your organization would like to earn CEUs from this report, please purchase individual copies. ​

The BuildingGreen Guide to Insulation... Read more

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Does anyone know where one can locate weather files (EPW) that has predicted future data for climate change?

Thanks in advance.

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Hi All,

Someone just told me that 80% of his previously certified Energy Star Projects no longer earn certification with the update baselines.  Have any of you started digging into this yet?

-Meredith

Product Guide

CEUs are available for reading our entire plumbing guide. Click here to learn more and take the quiz.

Conventional water heaters use fossil fuels or electrical resistance and have serious efficiency limitations.

BuildingGreen-Approved Water Heaters

BuildingGreen approves heat-pump water heaters certified by Energy Star,... Read more

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