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Ace Brockwell

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Hello Green Gurus, here's a reminder that this webinar is happening one week from today!

Register here.

Planning for Resilience in a Climate-Changed World
Thursday, February 11th, 2021
3 - 4pm ET (12 - 1pm PT)

Description: The world is focused on Covid 19 right now, but the pandemic is just a dress rehearsal for... Read more

Campus-wide Group

Credit - Rating System Correction

"Clarification: Unique residential projects that do not meet the intent of a single family home but are also not being built like a multifamily building, such as fraternity houses and assisted living facilities, may submit a CIR and will be ruled on a case by case basis. Rulings will ensure the HSA is not over-penalizing or over-rewarding... Read more

Campus-wide Group

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Welcome to the quiz portion of Choosing Insulation: Health and Environmental Considerations – Unit 1.

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


 

1. Discuss how insulation works.
2. Summarize how insulation performance is measured and reported.
3. Recount the wide... Read more

Credit - Rating System Correction

Below section add the following text as a new section:Projects with limited landscape opportunities may also donateoffsite land in perpetuity, equal to 60% of the previously developedarea (including the building footprint), to a land trust within the same EPA Level III Ecoregion identified for the project site. The land trust must adhere to the... Read more

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1. Revise Intent as follows: To reduce construction and demolition waste disposed of in landfills and incineration facilities through waste prevention and by reusing, recovering, and recycling materials.

2. Under Requirements, delete existing description ("Recycle and/or salvage..303 standards" and replace with new description as... Read more

Product Guide

Residential central air conditioners are packaged compressor-condenser units that are located outdoors and use ductwork to transfer cool, dry air throughout a home. Most air conditioners use sophisticated controls to maximize performance, and they use R-410a, a refrigerant that does not affect the ozone layer but is a greenhouse gas. ... Read more

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In the last line of the first paragraph, replace the "?" with "1/2" in the text so it becomes "...predevelopment 1 1/2 year 24-hour rate..."

Quiz

Welcome to the quiz portion of Work Globally, Design Locally!

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


Understand how sustainability and regionally sensitive design mesh in various projects.

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What general forums do you want (in addition to the Best Practice forums)? On LEEDuser we have "Forum quick links" in the left sidebar that cover general topics:

https://leeduser.buildinggreen.com/forums

For example, you could have:

General questions Using BITbuilding.org

and any other category that isn't restricted to a... Read more

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Hi Gurus, given these crazy times and many good people being laid off - I'm hoping this is coming at a good time! Hope you are all safe and healthy! It's also flexible so if you are a parent of young child(ren) - also a good 'pandemic job' - sad that that's a "thing" now!

Job description: Project Manager for Green Building Startup

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With this special offer, you’ll get the WELL AP Guide and Practice Exams at the reduced price of $99, a $50 savings.

Are your clients asking you about wellness? You’re not alone. Healthy interiors and wellbeing are the trending buzzwords of sustainable design. Lighting design for circadian rhythm and water filtration methods might be on the... Read more

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Hi folks,

If you're registered for the Summit, you should have gotten this message from me separately, but I wanted to post it here too to be sure. It would be great if everyone coming from out of town could stay together! We've achieved critical mass in terms of Summit participants--this is going to be a great and impactful gathering!... Read more

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Hello everyone,

I'm Jen, the administrative assistant for Peer Networks here at BuildingGreen. I haven’t been too involved with the SAL network yet, but I’m looking forward to getting to know you better!

There has been some interest in convening the Sustainable Advising Leaders to determine the shared purpose that will motivate us... Read more

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How can an Editor delete, hide or updated posts that others create.  We need to take down some of the test posts but there may be cases where something posted is incorrect or not appropriate.   When a BIT Expert is assigned to a Best Practice, is there a setting that will send them an email any time a new question is added to their BP.  During... 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