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Not to distract from Tanya's post, but we too have a new opening for a Sustainability Specialist in our Dallas office. If you know anyone...https://careers-pagethink.icims.com/jobs/1254/sustainability-specialist/job

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Do you have the authority to start using only EVs in your renderings?  Let’s normalize and accelerate this change!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_production_battery_electric_vehicles

Why are we showing gas cars in renderings of our green buildings?

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After the examples, edit the second to last paragraph to read as "The project’s calculated average daily waste generated per occupant AND average daily waste undiverted per occupant are input into the waste scoring function to calculate the waste performance score. "

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I've got exciting news to share! Ayers Saint Gross' JUST disclosure went live on Monday. See our blog post about it here: https://asg-architects.com/ideas/blog/. That has a link out to our actual disclosure as well. It's been a bananas week with our internal communications campaign on it in full swing. I know a number of your firms, based on... Read more

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We are working on a tenant improvement and want to determine the embodied carbon on bookshelves, product display cases, and desks. Initially finding that Tally is not reading furniture, casework, or fixture families. Are there any tips and tricks you have found to be successful for modeling or defining FFE items in Revit and quantifying... Read more

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We've been doing some work gathering actual energy data on our recent projects. (In January we actually issued a report on 21 public buildings ). 

One of the biggest issues is getting access to the actual data - many clients don't want to share. 

Has anyone crafted proposal or contract language allowing/requiring design team... Read more

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Change first sentence in last paragraph to read "For credit achievement calculation, products sourced (extracted, manufactured, and purchased) within 100 miles (160 km) of the project site are valued at..."

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Hi All!

One of our project teams is looking for some references for solar panel installation around Silver Spring, MD / DC area. Does anyone have recommendations or references for commercial installers of solar panel systems? Feel free to email me directly!

Thanks, 

Yarden

Product Guide

As with window and glazing products, the energy performance of skylights and roof windows varies greatly among different products and should be carefully considered.

BuildingGreen-Approved Skylights

BuildingGreen approves products that feature advanced thermally broken frames that dramatically reduce thermal bridging and improve... Read more

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It’s Earth Day! In celebration, we’re offering full Premium subscriber access to BuildingGreen content, news, and product guides for all Peer Network members for the next six months. 

We’re sharing this unbiased, rigorous content with you through the coming summer and fall, with access to our: 

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Hello Green Gurus,

Here is the information for November's Peer Networks Webinar, Learning and Applying Evidence, Rosetta Stone: A Translational Tool for Research-Informed Practice. We hope you will join us!

Register HERE

Learning and Applying Evidence, Rosetta Stone: A Translational Tool for Research-Informed Practice... Read more

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Concrete and other cementitious materials have both environmental advantages and disadvantages. As builders and designers, should we be looking for alternatives or embracing concrete over competing materials?

This special report takes a look at how these materials are made, presents the key environmental considerations relating to their... Read more

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Add a superscript for footnote 2 to each occurrence of the term "preferred parking".

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Replace the text of the fourth bulleted item with the following text:All hard surface flooring must meet the requirements of the FloorScore?standard (current as of the date of this rating system, or more stringentversion) as shown with testing by an independent third-party. Mineralbasedfinish flooring products such as tile, masonry, terrazzo, and... Read more

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We are T-minus two days from the ILFI unconference and I am looking forward to seeing a bunch of you there.  I have a vague memory about there being a meet up scheduled - can somebody remind me of where/when.

Also, can folks that are speaking post a reply about when their session is and what the topic is please.

Thanks in advance... Read more