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Welcome to the quiz portion of Fundamentals of High-Performance Building Assemblies.

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


 

1. Recall how the acronym ENDURE speaks to the unifying aspect of high-performance buildings.
2. Describe how to apply the principles of high-... Read more

Reports, Courses, Study Guides, Live Webinars

Whether you're selecting windows for a 99-unit condo project or for a single-family home, you're making a choice your client will have to live with for years, maybe decades.

And no matter how large or small the project is, you need to find the right balance among seven key decision drivers, including energy and comfort performance, cost... Read more

Team Group

Campus-wide Group

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For those of you that don't know me, I'm the Director of Sustainability at the Structure Tone organization. Betting that you can guess what my role entails since you're all in similar roles and we've done the introductions a couple of times in different forums...given that I'd like to introduce myself personally.

I live in a suburb of... Read more

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Hi All,

I am looking for a lifecycle analysis consultant to work on a feasibility study in New York. They should have capacity to analyze and compare various architectural, structural and mechanical components for environmental impacts, primarily GHG emissions. Any recommendations are greatly appreciated.

_Ilana

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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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Sustainable MEP Leaders Application for Peer Network Membership

The Sustainable MEP Leaders peer network brings together the most committed sustainability directors from leading MEP design firms throughout North America. We invite you to apply for membership.

We look for the following attributes:

You are in a... 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?

Author

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Does anyone have a Passive House detailing resource recommendation? Something that is applicable to wood over podium and/or metal framing construction? I have the book below but looking for something more applicable.

Passive House Details: Solutions for High-Performance Design 1st Edition

by Donald B. Corner (Author), Jan C.... Read more

Product Guide

Besides shingles and tiles made of the materials that follow, BuildingGreen approves roofing shingles that incorporate solar photovoltatic (PV) generation capacity.

BuildingGreen-Approved Roofing Materials Slate

BuildingGreen approves slate roofing companies that offer reclaimed slate or that demonstrate “best... Read more

Quiz

Welcome to the quiz portion of BuildingGreen’s Top 10 Green Building Products for 2018.

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


1.  Explain the transparency and optimization criteria in the LEED v4 (applicable to  Building Product Disclosure and Optimization credits in LEED v4 BD+C and... Read more

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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Hello small firm Sustainable Design Leaders!

We are cancelling our call next week that had been scheduled for 2/13 @ 1pm. That same day, Thursday, BuildingGreen is hosting an all Peer Networks WEBINAR. Please consider participating with the sustainability leaders from all peer networks: Design Leaders, Construction Leaders, MEP Leaders... Read more