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Attached are the raw notes from the Design Process Conversations.

And here are the Guiding Questions from the Agenda Survey:

Design Process: how to intervene to get better outcomes?

How do I crack the nut of making a difference within my firm in the Design Process?

What strategies alter our fast-paced design... Read more

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Welcome to the quiz portion of How to Succeed with the Living Building Challenge: 12 Teams Share Tips.

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


 

1. Prepare for LBC imperatives.
2. Structure an LBC process around absolute goals, with proactive leadership and follow-through... Read more

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We are embarking on our first CLT projects (our at least we hope that they go that way). Would anyone with experience be willing to share some thoughts from the architect's perspective on things to consider, lessons learned, etc?

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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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Product Guide

Textiles can have a large footprint due to fossil-fuel extraction, harmful agricultural practices, and toxic processing chemicals.

BuildingGreen-Approved Fabrics

BuildingGreen favors textiles made using fibers and manufacturing processes that have low environmental impact. We include PVC alternatives, high-recycled-content fibers, and... Read more

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Welcome to the quiz portion of Seal, Tape, Gasket: A Sticky Search for Better Materials.

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


 

1. Choose the best means of achieving barrier continuity for any given application.
2. Assess a joint sealant's service life and product... Read more

Product Guide

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

Pipe that delivers domestic water in North America is made from copper, chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC), cross-linked polyethylene (PEX), bimodal polyethylene  (PE-RT), and sometimes polypropylene (PP), all of which present... 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