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Educating rural communities

Posted by: Louwrens van der Walt

Has anyone had any experience in educating rural communities in the use of sustainable design techniques and c


0 replies | 8 views | Posted on: 03/26/2019

Saving Energy with Daylighting Design

Posted by: GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction

In a previous five-part series, Climate Change: It’s All About the Straws, Isn’t it?, I explo


0 replies | 18 views | Posted on: 03/25/2019

Green Building Tour: Zero Net-Energy, Low Carbon House, Revision Energy and USGBC MA, May 4, Rockport, MA

Posted by: ReVision Energy

Are you interested in building a zero net-energy, low-carbon house?
Join Revision Energy and USGBC MA on


0 replies | 19 views | Posted on: 03/25/2019

2019 Earth Day Celebration in Partnership with ZEBx - Zero Emissions Building Exchange, April 25, Vancouver, Canada

Posted by: AbbieKnight

Join us for a night of inspiration and celebration at the return of Vancouver’s largest Earth Day event!


0 replies | 30 views | Posted on: 03/27/2019

Latin America: Healthy Materials for Sustainable Buildings, April 4th in San Jose, Costa Rica

Posted by: AbbieKnight

The Costa Rica Collaborative hosts a panel of experts: ILFI’s James Connelly, Mohawk’s George Band


0 replies | 72 views | Posted on: 03/25/2019

IE Expo China 2019, April 15-17, Shanghai

Posted by: AbbieKnight

IE Expo China 2019 taking place from April 15 to 17, 2019,  at Shanghai New International Expo Centre, wh


0 replies | 186 views | Posted on: 03/21/2019

2019 Design-Build for Water/Wastewater, April 10-12 in Cincinnati, OH

Posted by: AbbieKnight

The Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference brings professionals together for three days of dynamic speak


0 replies | 98 views | Posted on: 03/21/2019

Details / Specifications

Posted by: Louwrens van der Walt

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


5 replies | 346 views | Posted on: 03/19/2019

4th Global Summit on Climate Change, September 16-17, Seoul, South Korea

Posted by: Caroline Jones

On behalf of Climate Congress 2019 Organizing Committee, we are pleased to invite academics, counsel


0 replies | 17 views | Posted on: 03/14/2019

Grey to Green Conference, April 4-5, Toronto

Posted by: AbbieKnight

Grey to Green is taking place in Toronto on April 4 & 5 and will highlight new policy, design practic


0 replies | 341 views | Posted on: 03/04/2019

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Boston GreenFest - August 16-18, 2019 - FREE!

Posted by: Allison Friedman

Group: Massachusetts Green Builders

Boston GreenFest is a grassroots effort organized by the Foundation for a Green Future and its dedic


0 replies | 6 views | Posted on: 03/27/2019

Local Environmental Action, April 27th in Worcester, MA

Posted by: AbbieKnight

Group: Massachusetts Green Builders

Bringing together community leaders, environmental justice advocates and activists from across the region to b


0 replies | 13 views | Posted on: 03/25/2019

The X Factor of R Value: Avoiding Toxic Chemicals in Insulation and Air Sealing Materials, April 18, NYC

Posted by: AbbieKnight

Group: New York Green Building Group

Join in NYC for this workshop hosted by the Building Energy Exchange (BEEx) focused on the Healthy A


0 replies | 10 views | Posted on: 03/25/2019

Women in Cleantech: Executive Leadership Workshop - Negotiation, March 30, 9:30am-12:30pm, San Fransisco, CA

Posted by: ella.nielsen44

Group: California Green Building

Negotiating skills can be enhanced. Women in Cleantech designed this Negotiation Workshop to learn and practic


0 replies | 157 views | Posted on: 03/24/2019

CALGreen Workshop, April 26, Santa Monica CA, 10am-4pm

Posted by: ella.nielsen44

Group: California Green Building

California Energy Code 2019: Challenges and Mandatory Changes

This three-hour session will bring you u


0 replies | 17 views | Posted on: 03/22/2019

CALGreen Seminars, April 12, 10am-4pm, Oakland, CA

Posted by: ella.nielsen44

Group: California Green Building

CALGreen 2019: Challenges and Mandatory Changes

This two-hour session will help you understand the lat


0 replies | 54 views | Posted on: 03/22/2019

Cx Energy 2019 Conference & Expo, April 15-18 in Orlando, FL

Posted by: AbbieKnight

Group: Florida Green Building Group

CxEnergy 2019 is a conference for building commissioning, energy management, and test & balance profession


0 replies | 101 views | Posted on: 03/21/2019

National Microgrids Conference, Boston, MA on April 17-19th

Posted by: AbbieKnight

Group: Massachusetts Green Builders

The concept of a microgrid is quickly becoming one of the most popular trends in energy distribution


0 replies | 341 views | Posted on: 03/19/2019

BioPhilly 5 Conference in Philadelphia, PA on April 11th

Posted by: AbbieKnight

Group: Pennsylvania Sustainability Group

Living Air Conditioning & Carbon Sponges:

Vertical Forests, Meadow Roofs, and other Plant-based Systems


0 replies | 272 views | Posted on: 03/19/2019

Discussion with Deputy Commissioner Mary Sotos on Governor Lamont's New Green Deal, Hartford, CT, March 28

Posted by: AbbieKnight

Group: Connecticut Green Building

Join for a dynamic discussion with Deputy Commissioner Mary Sotos and hear her thoughts on Governor Lamont'


0 replies | 330 views | Posted on: 03/19/2019

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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...

14 replies | 3946 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...

6 replies | 1721 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


6 replies | 1975 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...

5 replies | 1952 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


5 replies | 346 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 | 2485 views | Posted on: 05/06/2015

France Declares All New Rooftops Must Be Topped With Plants Or Solar Panels

Posted by: Chelsea W.

French environmentalists cheered as France passed a law mandating all new buildings being built in commercial … more...

3 replies | 1385 views | Posted on: 05/27/2015

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 | 1788 views | Posted on: 06/04/2015

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 | 1053 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 | 482 views | Posted on: 04/26/2017

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Massachusetts Green Builders

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

47 members | 755 discussions

Affordable Green Housing

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

18 members | 42 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...

17 members | 12 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 | 307 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 | 215 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 | 53 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 | 42 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 | 78 discussions

Developing Technologies

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

11 members | 13 discussions

Pennsylvania Sustainability Group

A resource for everyone interested in sustainability, the built environment and environmental stewardship. Wh… more...

10 members | 72 discussions


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