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For those of you working in jurisdictions with both prescriptive and performance-based commercial energy code pathways, roughly what percentage of your projects are using the performance pathway? How do your project teams decide which pathway to follow?

In Minnesota we are seeing very few projects pursuing the performance pathway,... Read more

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Our all-volunteer Advisory Board helps BuildingGreen identify the most critical topics for our coverage, and directs our research as we investigate these topics and bring them to our readers. Their distinguished and varied service in the field of environmentally responsible building is an inspiration.

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Durability is the first priority for roofing membranes since interior repairs and replacement waste material, time, and money.

BuildingGreen-Approved Roofing Membranes

BuildingGreen approves:

best-in-class TPO membranes from companies that support enhanced heat testing and show proactive attention to performance EPDM... Read more

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OSB subflooring typically contains formaldehyde, and wood may not be sustainably sourced.

BuildingGreen-Approved Subflooring

Products approved by BuildingGreen contain no added formaldehyde or are available with FSC-certified content.

Magnesium oxide panels, which are particularly insect and moisture resistant, are also... Read more

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Jobsite fossil-fueled generators are noisy and polluting; and undocumented, unmonitored construction sites can lead to wasted resources and delays.

BuildingGreen-Approved Jobsite Equipment

BuildingGreen lists generators that use photovoltaics (PV), batteries, and “pure” or “true” sine wave power inverters.

Other jobsite equipment... Read more

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The COTE Toolkit just launched on AIA.org's site, please go and check it out and share with your networks. The project spanned over the last year+ with over 40 authors, subject matter experts, and reviewers contributing to the process, (including many Green Gurus!)

With the goal of closing the information gap to designing high... Read more

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Has anyone worked with Vidaris for LEED certification and have a contact there? If you want to direct email me with feedback on the experience that would be helpful as well.

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Welcome to the quiz portion of Go with the Flows: The Promise and Peril of Hygrothermal Modeling

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Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:


 

1. Describe the true role of hygrothermal modeling in design.
2. Name four instances in which to consider using hygrothermal modeling... Read more

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Hi Green Gurus,

In this stressful time, I think it is important for us to continue to feel connected and supported.  Also, it is difficult to come to terms with the reality of what is happening.  So, I thought it would be helpful for us to share some information about the response of our respective firms to the Coronavirus.

The... Read more

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Hi All,

I just tried to post a minute ago but it said my connection was lost, so I'm starting over again. You may see two similar posts from me.

Alejandra and I started a document (attached) with ideas on how we can tackle some of the issues we are currently facing with zero waste, as a follow up to our conversation last Friday... Read more

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Hi All,

Someone just told me that 80% of his previously certified Energy Star Projects no longer earn certification with the update baselines.  Have any of you started digging into this yet?

-Meredith

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You're invited to join your colleagues in an SCL Whole Group Web Meeting on Construction Waste May 14th, 2019 11am - Noon EST!!

Report-out web meeting led by Jennifer Taranto and Jenelle Shapiro on what’s been going on in regions, talk as a whole SCL group about how best to support local MRFs' and haulers' activities, and how to leverage... Read more

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Hello!

Here's a reminder that our call for this month will be taking place next Tuesday, January 14th at 2:00pm ET.

We hope you'll be able to join us on the call!

Join Zoom Meeting:

https://zoom.us/j/248664490

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