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I think they look great - thanks to BuildingGreen for setting this up!  A few comments/questions:

Will the Wiggio archive be migrated here or is that gone forever? Is there a way to switch between the two groups after I'm logged in? There seems to be a glitch in the text editor when you enter a hard return - it jumps to the top of the... Read more

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Hi All,

I'm working on a LEED for Schools project under 2009, and received some amorphous comments back about our Mold Prevention Plan. We used the LEEDuser template as a guide, while also referencing the EPA document the credit is based around, but the reviewers feel we haven't provided proper metrics. The EPA plan is something like... Read more

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Looking for an example or case study for a building utilizing a radiant heating/cooling in climate zone 4a. General use type is office with some public assembly spaces, total of 85,000 sf.

As usual, everyone, especially mechanical engineer, is terrified by the thought of "condensation." So far, I read a DGWW case study, "Energy... Read more

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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

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Sonja Favaloro promotes BuildingGreen’s resources through emails, website engagement, and social media. She wants to contribute to helping designers and builders make a more sustainable world through practical means.

Sonja earned a degree in Environmental Studies from Bates College in Maine. During college, she spent a summer on an eco-... Read more

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Exterior paints, stains, and primers—particularly alkyds—can have very high volatile organic compound (VOC) levels and can contain numerous chemicals of concern.

BuildingGreen-Approved Coatings

BuildingGreen lists exterior coatings that meet the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s (SCAQMD) VOC requirements of 50 grams per liter... Read more

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Metal coatings often contain corrosion inhibitors, volatile solvents, heavy metals, and other hazardous chemicals.

BuildingGreen-Approved Metal Coatings

These metal coatings:

have VOC levels below 50 g/l do not contain chromium, cadmium, or hazardous airborne pollutants (HAPs) Balancing Performance and Low Toxicity

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Welcome to the quiz portion of Programming Buildings for Health: WELL, Fitwel, and Beyond!

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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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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

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