BuildingGreen's Top 10 Green Building Products for 2019 , 55 minutes
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For the past 17 years, BuildingGreen has selected ten green building products that significantly improve upon standard “business-as-usual” practices. These products reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions, improve product life cycles, and can even have a net-positive impact on society and the environment.
This video was recorded during a BuildingGreen live webinar that took place Thursday, Nov 8th, 2018 at 2:00 pm Eastern Time (11:00 am Pacific).
Join Brent Ehrlich and Alex Wilson to learn about the ten most exciting green products for 2019. Every year for the past 17 years, BuildingGreen has selected ten green building products that significantly improve upon standard “business-as-usual” practices. These products are selected across various building sectors and can improve indoor air quality, consume less energy or water, reduce waste, and can even have a net-positive impact on the environment.
Brent serves as products editor at BuildingGreen, where he researches and writes about green building products, materials, and their health and environmental impacts. He also leads a team of editors who select industry-leading products for the company’s green building product database. A LEED AP BD+C, he has been researching and writing about green building for nearly a decade, but has also taught college composition, copy edited science journals, worked as a carpenter, managed a large commercial kitchen, and held various other occupations. An active runner and cross-country skier, Brent lives in Vermont with his wife and two children.
For more than 30 years, Alex Wilson has been the most trusted voice on energy efficiency and environmentally responsible design and construction. Since launching Environmental Building News (EBN) in 1992, he’s built a reputation, resources, and staff to provide the foundation for BuildingGreen, a consulting and information company that produces BuildingGreen.com and LEEDuser, as well as providing consulting for a variety of companies for whom sustainable design is a core value.
In 2008 Alex received the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership Award for Education, and in 2010 he became the second recipient of the prestigious Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainable Housing. In 2012 Alex founded the Resilient Design Institute, also based in Brattleboro. RDI is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing practical strategies for making buildings and communities more resilient in the face of storms, floods, heat waves, droughts, power outages, and interruptions in heating or motor fuel.