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Webinar - Rethink Water Heating, Tuesday, February 25, 12- 1pm EST

Posted by: Veer Mudambi

The challenge for plumbing design professionals is finding the right balance between performance and efficienc


0 replies | 311 views | Posted on: 02/10/2020

Polyiso - The Next Generation Air & Water Resistive Barrier, Thursday, February 20, 12 - 1pm EST

Posted by: Allison Friedman

To educate about ‘Building Longevity and Sustainability’ and how these concepts impact making buil


0 replies | 579 views | Posted on: 02/10/2020

Webinar: ENERGY STAR and Green Building Rating Systems: Wednesday, February 12, 1-2 pm

Posted by: Veer Mudambi

During this session, attendees will learn how to use EPA tools and resources to help meet requirements for gre


0 replies | 791 views | Posted on: 02/06/2020

FREE Webinar: Hydrophobic Coatings: Improve Sustainability and Reduce Maintenance Costs, Wednesday, February 12, 12 - 1pm EST

Posted by: Allison Friedman

In this one hour course, we will evaluate hydrophobic coating as a solution for many common problems encounter


0 replies | 851 views | Posted on: 02/05/2020

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, Vocational Internship Program - Registration is Open for the Spring Semester! (Contact MassCEC by February 5)

Posted by: Allison Friedman

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center has launched a new program to support the development of clean


0 replies | 149 views | Posted on: 02/03/2020

Where are the best places (online or in person) to shop for a new healthy and sustainable residential rug or carpet?

Posted by: Allison Friedman

So my son wants a new rug for his room, and we need a new rug in the basemet, preferably a thick one since thi


0 replies | 612 views | Posted on: 01/31/2020

Greenbuild Europe, March 24-25, Dublin, Ireland

Posted by: U.S. Green Building Council

Greenbuild Europe offers a forum for the green building community to unite, change lives, revolutionize busine


0 replies | 316 views | Posted on: 01/28/2020

Green Schools Conference & Expo, March 2-4, Portland Oregon

Posted by: Allison Friedman

The Green Schools Conference & Expo brings together all the players involved in making green schools


0 replies | 261 views | Posted on: 01/27/2020

Microsoft Pledges to Go Carbon Negative by 2030 Including a $1 Billion Climate Innovation Fund

Posted by: Allison Friedman

Microsoft took an impressive climate leadership position this week when the company announced a promise to rem


0 replies | 780 views | Posted on: 01/27/2020

Google's Henderson, Nevada Data Center to be Powered by a $1 Billion Solar Farm

Posted by: Allison Friedman

Google’s new data center in Henderson, Nevada will be powered largely by a $1 billion solar farm.  


0 replies | 1054 views | Posted on: 01/27/2020

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Jumping in to the JUST Certification, February 26, St. Louis, MO

Posted by: abu417

Group: Missouri Green Building

JUST is a voluntary disclosure tool developed by the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) intended to


0 replies | 159 views | Posted on: 02/15/2020

Underwater Underwriting: Flood Insurance in the Age of Climate Change, Friday, February 28, Boston, MA

Posted by: Veer Mudambi

Group: Massachusetts Green Builders

Join the Environmental Business Council of New England, Inc. and the UMass Boston Climate Adaptation Forum to


0 replies | 416 views | Posted on: 02/11/2020

Talking Trash to Save Money: A Guide on Planning Efficient Waste Streams, Boston, MA, March 3rd

Posted by: Veer Mudambi

Group: Massachusetts Green Builders

When architects fail to plan for several waste streams, that building manager can expect to pay up to three ti


0 replies | 186 views | Posted on: 02/11/2020

Women in Green: Community Lunch, February 27, Boston, MA

Posted by: Veer Mudambi

Group: Massachusetts Green Builders

Instead of packing lunch for work, why not join the USGBC MA for our Women in Green: Community Lunch! On Thurs


0 replies | 368 views | Posted on: 02/11/2020

Renewable Energy & Efficiency Business Association (REEBA) Roundtable, February 25, Hartford, CT

Posted by: Veer Mudambi

Group: Connecticut Green Building

REEBA will host a meet and greet with Chairman Marissa P. Gillett of the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority


0 replies | 199 views | Posted on: 02/11/2020

USGBC-LA Quarterly Thought Leadership Series: Maximizing the Impact of Urban Landscape, February19, 5:30 - 8 pm, Los Angeles, CA

Posted by: Allison Friedman

Group: California Green Building

At quarterly thought leadership events, USGBC-LA works to highlight local sustainability issues, have an infor


0 replies | 345 views | Posted on: 02/11/2020

Carbon Taxes, Presented by MetroWest Climate Solutions Group, First Parish in Wayland, March 10, 7:30pm

Posted by: Allison Friedman

Group: Massachusetts Green Builders

The MetroWest Climate Solutions Group,will offer two March sessions on tackling climate change. These free ses


0 replies | 123 views | Posted on: 02/10/2020

NEWIEE Boston's Carbon Capture and Storage Expert Panel and Networking Event, February 24, Boston, MA

Posted by: AbbieKnight

Group: Massachusetts Green Builders

Join NEWIEE’s Boston Chapter to learn about the technology of carbon capture and sequester and upcoming


0 replies | 580 views | Posted on: 02/05/2020

Providence Green Drinks, February 20, Providence, RI

Posted by: AbbieKnight

Group: Rhode Island Green Building

Join on Thursday, February 20 as social change organization Capital Good Fund speaks about impact in


0 replies | 552 views | Posted on: 02/05/2020

BuildingsNY, April 28-29, NYC

Posted by: mkilmartin

Group: New York Green Building Group

For 35 years BuildingsNY has been the leading event for NYC building professionals, including Building Owners,


0 replies | 199 views | Posted on: 02/04/2020

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I need a fabulous water-based poly or other eco floor coating

Posted by: Allison Friedman

I need a recommendation for a water-based poly. When I mentioned using a more environmentally friendly floor … more...

15 replies | 4447 views | Posted on: 05/13/2015

The Green Brick Wall

Posted by: StyroHome

If you attempt to build a "GREEN" home almost anywhere in America fo probably will run head-on to the Invisibl… more...

7 replies | 1885 views | Posted on: 10/08/2015

use of linoleum flooring in bathrooms

Posted by: Christine O.

Does anyone have any practical experience with linoleum, such as Marmoleum, in a bathroom? The general contrac


7 replies | 2283 views | Posted on: 08/21/2017

Clean Power

Posted by: Steven Fitzgerald

The EPA Clean Power Plan is the nation’s first comprehensive effort to reduce carbon pollution from electric… more...

6 replies | 2084 views | Posted on: 05/01/2015

Details / Specifications

Posted by: Louwrens van der Walt

Is there a company that supplies detailed drawings / specifications for the various green construction methods


6 replies | 872 views | Posted on: 03/14/2019

Please help my Mother-In-Law with a simple Intro to MDF products :)

Posted by: Allison Friedman

My mother-in-law is building a new home, and she wants an introduction to the difference between MDF and "real… more...

4 replies | 2595 views | Posted on: 05/06/2015

How do you determine how "green" a cabinet is?

Posted by: Jonathan Cabinet Representative

When looking at purchasing cabinetry for you home or business, what do you look for? I look for domestically … more...

3 replies | 1940 views | Posted on: 06/04/2015

"Drive Green" Rebate Programs in MA and RI: Buy Electric Vehicles at Lower Rates- This Program has been Extended!!

Posted by: Allison Friedman

Mass Energy and People's Power & Light are offering a discount and rebate program that allows people to buy an… more...

3 replies | 1238 views | Posted on: 12/07/2016

NESEA's BuildingEnergy Boston Conference & Expo - March 7-9, Boston

Posted by: Allison Friedman

New England Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) BuildingEnergy Boston Conference & Expo March 7-9, Boston… more...

3 replies | 1171 views | Posted on: 01/06/2017

What you count counts

Posted by: StacySinclair

I hope you will check out my latest blog for USGBC-LA:

3 replies | 576 views | Posted on: 04/26/2017

Most Popular Groups View all »

Massachusetts Green Builders

A place to discuss local green building issues and events with your colleagues from Massachusetts. Feel free … more...

49 members | 828 discussions

Affordable Green Housing

Join our group to share affordable green housing information, news and events. (Photo is of the E+ Housing … more...

19 members | 49 discussions

Emerging Green Professionals

This is a group for students and professionals who are new to green building. Use this space to connect with o… more...

18 members | 17 discussions

New York Green Building Group

Come here to interact with others from New York State! Discuss local green building issues and events with you… more...

15 members | 350 discussions

California Green Building

This is a place to discuss California green building issues and events. Please post your news, events, questio… more...

13 members | 277 discussions

Florida Green Building Group

There is so much green building going on in Florida, we needed a group to cover it all! This group is a place … more...

12 members | 81 discussions

Connecticut Green Building

Connecticut Green Building news and events. Add your news, events, questions, and comments. There's a lot goi… more...

12 members | 56 discussions

Colorado High Performance and Passive House Building Group

Colorado is the perfect environment to build high performance building that are cost effective and comfortable… more...

11 members | 95 discussions

Developing Technologies

We are on the edge of incredible technologies. Quantum physics will soon allow molecular surgery that will p… more...

11 members | 30 discussions

Tiny Houses

Please share your news, plans, and ideas about tiny houses here! more...

11 members | 8 discussions


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