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We’re happy to have you on board! Your BuildingGreen Team is now available for setup.

Go to your profile, where you will find the TEAM MANAGEMENT section in the left side bar. Click on Team Members.

TO ADD MEMBERS:

You can invite up to 9 more colleagues for a 10-person team to start their Premium Team Member access. If you purchased... Read more

Product Guide

Many wood panels are unsustainably sourced, and some have high formaldehyde emissions.

BuildingGreen-Approved Panels

Laminate panels approved by BuildingGreen:

use substrates that meet CARB Phase 2 ultra-low-emitting (ULEF) or no-added-formaldehyde (NAF) emissions requirements and contain FSC-certified wood content or... Read more

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Quiz

Welcome to the quiz portion of Resilient Design—Smarter Building for a Turbulent Future.

Learning Objectives
Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:


 

1. List three motivators for resilient design and at least three actions that address each motivator.
2. Explain why climate change isn't our... Read more

Reports, Courses, Study Guides, Live Webinars

Whether you're selecting windows for a 99-unit condo project or for a single-family home, you're making a choice your client will have to live with for years, maybe decades.

And no matter how large or small the project is, you need to find the right balance among seven key decision drivers, including energy and comfort performance, cost... Read more

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Hello everyone!

My role at Sundt Construction is both a Preconstruction Project Manager, and Chairman of the company's sustainability committee. I've been involved in green building since 2001 and have been in leadership roles in both the Arizona and Minnesota USGBC Chapters. I look forward to being an active member of this group.... Read more

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Can anyone point me to a (dream?) resource listing effective R-values of various wall assemblies?  We are trying to find a cost-effective R-40 wall assembly for a one and two story public middle school targeting net zero energy in Oregon.  Referencing Seonhee's "thermal bridging" thread in late April, I used Therm's native drawing feature, but... Read more

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Is this EDI, or JEDI? (Justice, Equity...)

Notes (attached) and Guiding Questions:

Equity, Diversity, And Inclusion In Our Firms

What are the barriers and what’s working to cut through them?

The process is so super slow... how to to celebrate our small achievements?

How are we fostering inclusion and... Read more

Product Guide

Indoor pollutants can cause health problems and disrupt HVAC system functioning.

BuildingGreen-Approved Filtration

BuildingGreen approves a variety of equipment, filters, and pre-filters that remove particulates and contaminants, minimize pressure drop, or reduce pollution from operations. Products include:

MERV 13 or higher... Read more

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Hi all

I would like to warmly invite all of you to our Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies 25th anniversary events. I think the events are very pertinent to what this group is about and are all free. If you are in the LA area please come! The 11th includes an outdoor reception at the center after the presentations. It’s also an... Read more

Quiz

Welcome to the quiz portion of The Four Core Issues to Tackle for Resilient Design (And the Programs That Can Help).

Learning Objectives
Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:


 

1. Use site-specific hazard analysis to evaluate a project’s resiliency demands.
2. Use climate change data to... Read more

Team Group

Firm-wide Group

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Check out Fast Company's new list of innovative architecture firms with Perkins + Will and NBBJ at the top with great sustainability tag lines. 

That's a great demonstration of the mainstream importance of sustainability!

Congrats to all.

Here's the link: https://www.fastcompany.com/most-innovative-companies/2018/sectors/... Read more

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Hi - Posting on behalf of Pete Munoz at Biohabitats

Biohabitats is hiring a proposal coordinator in Portland. Please spread the word. Thanks!

PROPOSAL COORDINATOR

Cascadia Bioregion Portland, Oregon is the preferred location, but will consider Denver, Colorado or  Santa Fe, New Mexico  

Years of Experience: 5+ years... Read more

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Hi friends, 

Before i forget, here is the checklist I mentioned yesterday that got such a positive response in our office - again it came about after i was asked (for the Nth time) to write a sustainability description for a concept proposal/ RFP that I was not a part of and frankly didn't have a lot going for it. So it's framed as "you... Read more

Quiz

Welcome to the quiz portion of Fundamentals of High-Performance Building Assemblies.

Learning Objectives
Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:


 

1. Recall how the acronym ENDURE speaks to the unifying aspect of high-performance buildings.
2. Describe how to apply the principles of high-... Read more

Reports, Courses, Study Guides, Live Webinars

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 access the CEU quiz. If multiple individuals in your organization would like to access the CEU quiz from this report, please purchase individual copies. ​

A seal of... Read more