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The Rheem ProTerra Hybrid Water Heat Pump - A Great Fit for the #1920sMakeoverATL Project (Video)

Posted by: Rate It Green Team

Green Builder Matt Hoots and Rheem join together in this video to give a preview of the Rheem ProTerra h


0 replies | 17 views | Posted on: 05/17/2021

Radon and Vapor Control Layers in the 1920sMakeoverATL Showhouse: Pre-Project Testing (Video)

Posted by: Rate It Green Team

As part of the #1920sMakeoverATL whole house deep energy retrofit, Matt and the building team are runnin


0 replies | 21 views | Posted on: 05/18/2021

Air Filtration at the #1920sMakeoverATL Showhouse - It Can Only Get Better from Here (Video)

Posted by: Rate It Green Team

We might say Green Builder Matt Hoots is having too much fun filming informative videos to let us in on


0 replies | 22 views | Posted on: 05/18/2021

Free CE Webinar: Vapor Barriers: Do We Really Need Them? June 2, 12 pm EST

Posted by: samanthaklein

In this course we will look at the difference between a vapor barrier and air barriers. What climate zones nee


0 replies | 383 views | Posted on: 05/08/2021

Online Advocacy Day: Support the Hope for Homes Bill with the Building Performance Association (BPA) May 25

Posted by: samanthaklein

Join the Building Performance Association (BPA) and others in the green building and home performance industri


0 replies | 243 views | Posted on: 05/08/2021

Webinar: Anti-Racist Practices in Businesses & Organizations, May 12, 10:30 am EDT

Posted by: samanthaklein

NESEA is pleased to be partnering with AORTA, the Anti-Oppression Resource & Training Alliance, to of


0 replies | 648 views | Posted on: 05/07/2021

Buying and Selling Green Homes, Presented by GreenHome Institute (Recorded: Content Available 24/7)

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Recorded Webinar: Introduction to buying and selling greener homes

Recorded: February 26, 2021


0 replies | 277 views | Posted on: 05/06/2021

Free Green Building Webinar: Creating Flexible Spaces Using Vertical Openings, May 26, 12 pm EDT

Posted by: samanthaklein

This one-hour course will discuss vertical opening systems, how they’re built, differences in opera


0 replies | 275 views | Posted on: 05/04/2021

Webinar: Home Building Crossroads - Strategy to Process Above-Grade Walls, May 11, 3 pm EST

Posted by: samanthaklein

Home Building Crossroads provides residential home construction professionals a chance to discuss challenges a


0 replies | 461 views | Posted on: 05/05/2021

Going Electric for Heating and Cooling, and Water Heating, in a Residential Retrofit - #1920sMakeoverATL (Video)

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Join Green Builder Matt Hoots of Sawhorse, Inc. for an exciting preview of the 1920sMakeoverAT


0 replies | 372 views | Posted on: 05/17/2021

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Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts, 31st Annual Conference: Building Local, Green, and Fair Economies, June 4, 9am-12pm EDT

Posted by: Allison Friedman

Group: Massachusetts Green Builders

The Sustainable Business Network of MA (SBN) has had a mission to create local, green, and fair economies for


0 replies | 56 views | Posted on: 05/14/2021

Webinar: Net Zero Guidance on Renewables and Offsets, June 3, 1 pm EST

Posted by: samanthaklein

Group: UK Green Building

In March 2021 UKGBC released the much anticipated Renewable Energy Procurement and Carbon Offsetting Guid


0 replies | 184 views | Posted on: 05/09/2021

Online Event: Buildings and Carbon - Green Building Training Program, June 8, 1 pm EST

Posted by: samanthaklein

Group: Massachusetts Green Builders

This course will focus on climate impacts associated with carbon emissions from the built environment. It


0 replies | 154 views | Posted on: 05/08/2021

Webinar: New Paradigms in Housing, June 8, 8:30 am EDT

Posted by: samanthaklein

Group: Massachusetts Green Builders

Community is more important now than ever, as is the demand for innovative strategies for affordability. New d


0 replies | 156 views | Posted on: 05/10/2021

Webinar: Options for Balanced Ventilation & Tighter Envelopes, May 11, 2 pm CST

Posted by: samanthaklein

Group: HVAC - Protecting Healthy Buildings with Pure Air Optimization

We’ve all heard that we need to “Build Tight and Ventilate Right,” but do we have the approa


0 replies | 470 views | Posted on: 05/04/2021

Webinar: Toxins in Our Construction Waste, June 2, 12 pm PST

Posted by: samanthaklein

Group: California Green Building

Industry tends to promote diversion as the most important aspect in construction and demolition residuals mana


0 replies | 225 views | Posted on: 05/04/2021

Free Webinar: 2019 Energy Code for ADUs Explained, May 13, 1 pm PT / 4 pm ET

Posted by: samanthaklein

Group: California Green Building

The energy code can feel confusing and complicated, and even more so for Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) as a


0 replies | 353 views | Posted on: 05/04/2021

Free Webinar: Building A Circular Economy, May 25, 12 pm EDT

Posted by: samanthaklein

Group: UK Green Building

This talk will be led by Evy Hambro, a Managing Director, and the Global Head of Thematic and Sector based inv


0 replies | 2235 views | Posted on: 04/30/2021

Free Webinar: Radical Approaches to Regeneration and Development, May 25, 11 am EDT / 4 pm BST

Posted by: samanthaklein

Group: UK Green Building

Join this webinar for the launch a new Playbook, designed to support local authorities and partners deliv


0 replies | 556 views | Posted on: 05/01/2021

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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 | 5182 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 | 2151 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 | 3944 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 | 2360 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 | 1113 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 | 2855 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...

4 replies | 2190 views | Posted on: 06/04/2015

Material and Resource Summit

Posted by: Steven Fitzgerald

Yesterday I had the Opportunity to attend the Materials Summit that was sponsored by the Massachusetts Chapter… more...

3 replies | 1810 views | Posted on: 11/15/2014

Mass Save Residential High Performance and Net Zero Construction Workshop - October 6 - Boston (This event has been postponed)

Posted by: Allison Friedman

High Performance and Net Zero Construction Workshop Are you interested in learning about high performance a… more...

3 replies | 918 views | Posted on: 09/26/2016

"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 | 1628 views | Posted on: 12/07/2016

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...

50 members | 904 discussions

Equity and Green Building

Join this group to share information, news and events about making green and healthy buildings more affordable… more...

19 members | 62 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 | 23 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 | 418 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...

14 members | 99 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 | 339 discussions

Connecticut Green Building

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

13 members | 73 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 | 118 discussions

Developing Technologies

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

11 members | 39 discussions

Tiny Houses

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

11 members | 12 discussions


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