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Will any SDL folks be at AASHE in Pittsburgh next week? Would love to grab a coffee and catch up. 

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Hi all - Reflecting on the COTE Top Ten Awards and Lloyd Alter's recent article, I am curious how many local/state AIA awards programs have incorporated sustainability reporting metrics as a requirement for all awards submissions, not just for categories... Read more

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Hello Green Gurus!

Here are the details for the next Peer Networks Webinar (happening next week!): Don't forget to REGISTER HERE!

Define and Contract for Building Performance Simulation Services Using ASHRAE Standard 209
Thursday, February 13, 3pm EST (12pm PST)

ASHRAE Standard 209-2018 “Energy Simulation Aided Design... Read more

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Hello! I just joined the SAL group and am thrilled to be a part of this amazing network! I am an architect and an educator and now run my own sustainable consulting practice in the Boston area. Having previously led the sustainability efforts at several of Boston’s large architecture and design firms, I made the exciting (and scary) leap in... Read more

Product Guide

Cabinets are often made from unsustainable wood bound with adhesives that offgas formaldehyde and finishes that have high emissions or contain PVC.

BuildingGreen-Approved Cabinetry

Approved residential cabinetry has:

Sustainably sourced wood or fiber—either salvaged or FSC certified and verification of low... Read more


Welcome to the quiz portion of Re-Framing Sustainability: Green Structural Engineering.

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


1. List at least three design approaches to green structural engineering.
2. Recognize two issues that would encourage owners to invest in... Read more


Testing several correct answers in one multiple-choice question.

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Hey All,

Those of us in the electrification working group have been talking about the impending release of this new NREL tool, which provides hourly (TOU) GHG emissions forecasts for grid regions around the country. This will be a useful tool in evaluating the impacts of HVAC electrifcation, EV integration, load shifting, storage, etc. I... Read more

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Peer Networks


Announcing Sustainability Leaders Week: 2021 Summit-Palooza

Join us for a week of networking, sharing, and problem-solving! During the week of February 22–26, 2021 you can connect with sustainability leaders within your discipline as well as across the Peer Networks. We’ll create a space for you to offer support, exchange ideas and... Read more