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Caseworks can be made from unsustainable wood and other materials, and with adhesives and finishes that offgas formaldehyde and other hazardous compounds.

BuildingGreen-Approved Casework

Approved caseworks are:

made from FSC-certified wood or rapidly renewable materials verified as low emitting using CDPH Standard Method or a... Read more

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Many of you will be passing through NYC on your way to the SDL Summit in Garrsion this week. I encourage you to make a pit stop at the United Nations. You’ve heard me talk about the next generation, tech transfer building systems... Read more

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BuildingGreen is considering hosting a reception and SDL Show & Tell at the AIA Conference on Architecture 2019. If you are planning to attend the conference, please email me directly. Your participation will influence our decision. The newly forming Small Firm SDL peer network (firm w/less than 50 employees) will have their inaugural... Read more

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Welcome to the quiz portion of The Building Envelope: Innovations in Planning, Materials and Budgets (recorded webcast)

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


 

1. Explain how to make the building envelope of a rehab super-insulated and resilient.
2. Recall innovative... Read more

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Hello,

Are you seeing any traction with LEED v4 O+M: Transit?

Cheers, Mona

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BuildingGreen is hiring an Administrative Assistant

Are you super organized, do you play well with others, and are you comfortable with online and mobile technologies? We’re a consulting and publishing company with a strong national following within the green building industry. We are looking for an administrative assistant to... Read more

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Green walls provide an important connection to nature in urban settings.

BuildingGreen-Approved Green Walls

We approve green wall systems designed to:

improve the thermal performance of a building by creating shade and an air space between the plants and the building mitigate stormwater runoff (much like green roofs) reduce... Read more

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We have a client thats going through a TI remodel in a building thats a LEED Core+Shell certified building. One of the questions we are trying to figure out is are there things we need to be doing to not imperil the building's certification. 

I think the answer is that the landlord had to write tenant guidelines at the time of... Read more

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Hi all,

Passing on a message from Julia Siple at AIA who is conducting a series of focus groups related to the AIA 2030 Commitment's DDx platform. You may have already received this from other channels but I thought I'd post here as well in case it got missed. They are looking for more participants in the morning and lunchtime (lunch... Read more

Quiz

Welcome to the quiz portion of Green Building Product Certifications: Getting What You Need.

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


 

1. Differentiate between a standard and a certification.
2. Describe "greenwashing" and list at least two ways to spot it.
3.... Read more

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Welcome to the quiz portion of Passive House on Campus: Eight Exemplary Projects​!

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


Explain the primary reasons that higher-education projects are pursuing Passive House certification, including its impact on the environment and occupant health... Read more

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Large office HVAC systems use dozens or even hundreds of fan-powered terminals to distribute air throughout the building.

BuildingGreen-Approved Units

BuildingGreen approves air terminal units that incorporate electronically commutated motors (ECM), which are quieter and significantly more energy efficient than those using... Read more