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Welcome to the quiz portion of BuildingGreen’s Top 10 Green Building Products for 2018.

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Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:


1.  Explain the transparency and optimization criteria in the LEED v4 (applicable to  Building Product Disclosure and Optimization credits in LEED v4 BD+C and... Read more

Firm-wide Group

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Hello,

Has anyone come across a rating system 'crosswalk' infographic?

Cheers, Mona

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Hi all,

We are looking for a great energy analyst with communication skills  to join NBBJ - if you know someone who fits the bill, send them my way! http://jobs.jobvite.com/nbbj/job/oTrk8fww

Margaret

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I wanted to post a reminder for you all that the Sustainable Design Leaders Summit will be kicking off with a Pre-Summit workshop in Seattle July 31st, 9am - 3pm. If you are interested in joining your peers for this workshop, please see the registration link below. Also, if you know someone in the Seattle area that would be good to have in the... Read more

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Hello small firm Sustainable Design Leaders!

We are cancelling our call next week that had been scheduled for 2/13 @ 1pm. That same day, Thursday, BuildingGreen is hosting an all Peer Networks WEBINAR. Please consider participating with the sustainability leaders from all peer networks: Design Leaders, Construction Leaders, MEP Leaders... Read more

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Producing a ton of cement releases approximately a ton of CO2 into the atmosphere, but accessories like finishes and additives can also be major sources of VOCs, soil contamination, and human health risks.

BuildingGreen-Approved Concrete Accessories

BuildingGreen approves the following concrete accessories:

structural elements that... Read more

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Hi all,

Just like many of you, our firm is dedicated to increasing representation in the professions and through its relationship to the AIA Large Firm Round Table was able to access a National Organization of Minority Architects Fellow this summer. We’re loving our work with Himesh thus far, but it’s unclear whether we have the workload... Read more

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An induction range capable of replacing a standard gas range offers the potential of significantly reducing the energy required for ventilation in a commercial kitchen and improves IAQ at home.

BuildingGreen-Approved Ranges

We look for commercial-scale as well as residential induction cooktops and ranges designed to reduce indoor... Read more

Quiz

Welcome to the quiz portion of LEED vs. Green Globes: What's the Difference? (recorded webcast)

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


 

1. Explain how LEED and Green Globes in turn approach key credit requirements.
2. Describe differences between LEED and Green Globes... Read more

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Special offer: Download these 2 reports FREE when you purchase a new BuildingGreen Premium annual membership ($199/year, save 17% over monthly, cancel anytime) BuildingGreen’s Guide to BUILDING ENVELOPE PRODUCTS Use our simple, clear criteria for selecting... Read more

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Peer Networks

Get SMEPL membership free 4-month extension

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. 

Overview

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

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Kelly provides administrative support to BuildingGreen projects, including major contracts as well as event planning, and logistics coordination for BuildingGreen’s network of sustainable design leaders. Among her projects, Kelly coordinated a large tri-state regional economic development project focused on the green goods and services industry... Read more

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WELL & Fitwel and beyond.

Guiding Questions:

Is this a luxury item? What experiences are people having with these? How do we utilize Health & Wellness based strategies/thresholds in our design approach without going for a certification? How does this apply to our work? Which program has been more broadly adopted? and why? I... Read more

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I am wanting to take the pulse of this group on behalf of a manufacturer who has asked us a similar question.

The company in question makes wood products and has had FSC CoC for over a decade. Recently, they are encountering issues with sourcing FSC for about 50% of the wood species they offer. There just aren't FSC sources available.... Read more

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Hi folks,

We will be having a call for the Sustainable MEP Leaders group on Monday, April 8 at 3pm Eastern time. Hope you can join us! We'll be talking about our first in-person Summit, as well as diving into discussion about some top-of-mind topics related to being a sustainability point person within an MEP commercial practice. Here’s... Read more