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Hello all,

We are looking at ways we can use our specs to reduce toxicity in projects and one step towards that goal may be to require RoHS compliant lighting, switches, alarms, meters, etc., as required by the Small Electrical Components exception in the Living Building Challenge. Based on LBC projects I have been involved with, it... Read more

Quiz

Welcome to the quiz portion of Verifying Performance with Building Enclosure Commissioning.

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


 

1. Reason why the enclosure is fundamental to a sustainable building.
2. Explain why energy goals are less likely to be achieved without... 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

Campus-wide Group

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We are working on a Core & Shell project with a developer that we work with frequently. I'm looking for advice on best approaches to achieving the Whole Building Life Cycle Assessment credit- we haven't used TALLY and done this type of analysis before. What are some approaches to achieving this credit that others have found successful? I... Read more

Campus-wide Group

Product Guide

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

Faucets with high flow rates can waste water—not to mention the energy used to treat and deliver it to our buildings—and the additional water stresses our wastewater treatment systems.

BuildingGreen-Approved Faucets

BuildingGreen... Read more

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For those of you that attended Greenbuild this year you may have heard about the Legacy project taken on by the USGBCMA Chapter. The winning project was The Green Building Tech Club at Madison Park Technical Vocational High School. The USGBCMA Chapter recently reached out to me and asked if Structure Tone would take on an intern this summer,... Read more

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SDL

Glad to see some of you at the COTE event at our studio last week.

Has anybody heard of this company and technology? https://www.enverid.com

Thanks in advance, Zach

Zach Craun, WELL AP, LEED GA

Associate

COOKFOX ARCHITECTS, DPC

250 West 57th Street

New York, NY 10107

... Read more

Product Guide

Solvents and other hazardous ingredients contained in flooring adhesives can pose a significant health risk and compromise indoor air quality.

BuildingGreen-Approved Flooring Adhesives

BuildingGreen approves flooring adhesives that

exceed South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) 1168 VOC content limits and also meet... Read more

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Hi folks,

It was fun going back over all the great conversations we had and pulling them together in this report. Please feel free to share it with anyone--no constraints on that!

Also, we'll have a webinar next Friday based on this report-- March 8 at 2pm eastern:

I'll show the report and share key takeaways from the 12th... Read more

Product Guide

Tumble-dry electric-resistance clothes dryers use a significant amount of energy and pull conditioned air from the living space, compounding the energy waste.

BuildingGreen-Approved Clothes Dryers

BuildingGreen lists clothes dryers that use heat pump technology, with a preference for those that are not vented to the outdoors.... Read more

Quiz

Welcome to the quiz portion of Are Cool Roofs Green? The Answer's Not Black and White

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


 

1. Explain why roofing choices are complicated by heating tradeoffs, climate effects, and condensation and how cool roofs are intended to reduce... Read more