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I received the following email from Naajia at Southface.  I'll be out of town until November 8, but I'll see if there's time for me to address at least the second part before I leave:

A question regarding the BIT-User Forum was brought to my attention by a participant. Apparently when you are posting a question and you pick your location... Read more

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I was sitting in on the USGBC's monthly Advocacy call this afternoon and heard about a state-local policy proposal to use property tax incentive for GHG reductions.  Through a state-local partnership, owners of existing residential and commercial buildings who invest in qualifying outcome-based improvements would receive a property tax... Read more

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Many different accessories are used to install roofing materials and facilitate access to the roof surface after it’s installed. For example, special supports are often needed for exterior pipes, ducts, conduits, HVAC components, and walkways.

BuildingGreen-Approved Roof Accessories

Products... Read more

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Hi Small Firm Sustainable Design Leaders!

Our call today at 1pm Eastern will focus on the ways in which your firm is impacted differently than larger firms on the variety of topics and issues that are reflected in the 2020 SD Leaders Winter Summit REPORT. Take a look at this report and especially at slides 14-33. Bring your observations... Read more

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Welcome to the quiz portion of Design for Adaptation: Living in a Climate-Changing World.

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

 

1. Identify the major known causes of climate change
2. Describe the range and reliability of predicted temperature changes.
3. List... Read more

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This is a test for surveys.

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Welcome to the quiz portion of Shoebox Energy Modeling.

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


 

1. Explain the difference between a shoebox model and a whole-building energy simulation.
2. Approach shoebox modeling according to project type and software tool.
3.... Read more

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Does anyone know of studies that measure for any correlation between the prevalence of collaborative people in leadership positions with financial (or other) success for firms/organizations?

There have been well-publicized studies on how companies with women in leadership positions, and companies with more diversity, do better. (... Read more

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Hi folks,

In case you know someone who might be right for this Seattle-area gig:

The position is a Senior Program Manager with CBRE on the Microsoft account working with Katie Ross, MS Sustainability Program Manager, to deliver their sustainability program to their real estate globally. 

Here is the posting: https://cbre.... Read more

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We’re happy to have you on board! Your BuildingGreen Team is now available for setup.

Go to your profile, where you will find the TEAM MANAGEMENT section in the left side bar. Click on Team Members.

TO ADD MEMBERS:

You can invite up to 9 more colleagues for a 10-person team to start their Premium Team Member access. If you purchased... Read more

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It’s here! By popular demand we’re re-running the SDL Salary Survey that we last ran in 2015. 

This is for people who are currently in an SD Leader role at a firm. We’re sending this invitation out on both the Green Gurus and the SD Leaders forums, because some of you are still in transition and haven’t moved into the SD Leader forum yet... Read more

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Hi All,

I just became aware of the attached detail (if I uploaded it correctly) for a project in Portland, OR going out for permit at the end of this week.  Has anyone located the radiant tubing at the bottom of concrete like this before?  It doesn't sit right with me, though I cannot pinpoint exactly why.  Our consultants and the... Read more

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BuildingGreen-Approved Wood Framing Lumber

BuildingGreen approves wood framing lumber that is made of FSC-certified wood or reclaimed wood. BuildingGreen also approves Preserved-Wood Framing Lumber that provides enhanced durability without the environmental concerns of conventional wood preservatives. 

Some approved companies may... Read more