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Free Webinar: Cost-Effective Solutions for Residential Electrification, February 8, 2 pm

Posted by: Allison Friedman

The biggest challenge to the full-scale electrification of homes in the U.S. is outdated infrastructure and in


replies | 82 views | Posted on: 02/03/2023

Green Schools Conference, February 27 - March 1, New Orleans

Posted by: Allison Friedman

The Green Schools Conference (GSC) brings together all the players involved in making green schools a reality:


0 replies | 120 views | Posted on: 01/30/2023

Facades +, February 14, Washington, DC

Posted by: Allison Friedman

Facades+ returns to Washington, D.C. for the first time in two years on February 14. Spanning from f


0 replies | 107 views | Posted on: 01/30/2023

Free Webinar: Air Sealing and Insulating Existing Homes: Ventilation Terminations and the Enclosure, February 28, 9 - 11 am

Posted by: Hani

Testing your work is imperative to meeting or exceeding performance targets and ensuring a feedback loop is in


0 replies | 37 views | Posted on: 02/01/2023

Urban Land Institute (ULI) India Summit 2023, February 15

Posted by: Hani

The Urban Land Institute provides leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thr


0 replies | 125 views | Posted on: 02/01/2023

Free Green Building Webinar: Where Sustainability Meets Innovation: Sun Shades and Canopy Systems: February 22, 12-1 pm EST

Posted by: Hani

This course discusses the impact of buildings on the natural environment and offers insight on designing to mi


0 replies | 36 views | Posted on: 01/30/2023

Erosion and Sediment Control on Building Sites, A Free Webinar for Blacktown City Surveyors, February 23, 10–11 am AEDT

Posted by: Hani

Hosted by a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control from Strategic Environmental & Engin


0 replies | 105 views | Posted on: 01/29/2023

LEED for Homes Green Rater Training Live & Virtual, (Mailing List/Sign Up), February 24, 11:30am–2:30pm EST

Posted by: Hani

With over 2 million LEED® for Homes™ registered spaces worldwide, LEED is the international rating s


0 replies | 109 views | Posted on: 01/28/2023

Free Webinar: Successful Design of the All Electric Kitchen, February 23, 10-11:30 am

Posted by: Hani

All-electric kitchens are now mandated for any new construction projects in over 50 California cities as well


0 replies | 168 views | Posted on: 01/25/2023

Online Workshop: Business Climate Challenge Energy Management Workshop, February 21, 1-3 pm

Posted by: Hani

The Mayor’s Business Climate Challenge (BCC) is an energy efficiency programme supporting businesses acr


0 replies | 143 views | Posted on: 01/26/2023

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ACCEL (Advancing Climatech and Cleantech Leaders) Program Kick off at Greentown Labs, February 23, 10am, Somerville, Massachusetts

Posted by: Hani

Group: Massachusetts Green Builders

An opportunity to celebrate the kickoff of ACCE (Advancing Climatech and Cleantech Leaders), an accelerat


replies | 23 views | Posted on: 02/03/2023

Online Course: Retrofit Now! Reducing Carbon and Complying with LL97, February 21, 22, 28 & March 1, 9 am - 12:30 pm

Posted by: Hani

Group: New York Green Building Group

In partnership with AIA New York, this multi-day course provides 14 CES LU|HSWs and training to make significa


replies | 27 views | Posted on: 02/03/2023

New York Build, March 8-9, New York City

Posted by: Allison Friedman

Group: New York Green Building Group

Attend NY Build to learn about major construction opportunities in residential, commercial and 


0 replies | 49 views | Posted on: 02/02/2023

21st Annual New York State Green Building Conference & 4th Mass Timber Symposium, March 2 - 3, Syracuse

Posted by: Allison Friedman

Group: New York Green Building Group

The mission of the New York State Green Building Conference is to promote, educate and support green building


0 replies | 78 views | Posted on: 02/02/2023

Sustainable Facilities Forum, May 18, Sacramento, California

Posted by: Jonathan

Group: California Green Building

Join us for a hybrid online and inperson event highlighting strategies, best practices and technologies behind


0 replies | 96 views | Posted on: 02/02/2023

Free Webinar: A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety - How to Keep Your Cool on a Warming Planet (Connect on the Quest Series), February 8, 4:30-5:30 CT

Posted by: Allison Friedman

Group: Missouri Green Building

Those inheriting our planet’s environmental problems expect to encounter challenges, but they may not ha


0 replies | 235 views | Posted on: 01/31/2023

Free Webinar: The New Electric Car Tax Credit, Green Energy Consumers Alliance, February 9, 12 pm ET

Posted by: Allison Friedman

Group: Rhode Island Green Building

Federal and state incentives for electric vehicles (EVs) have all changed recently, thanks to the Inflation Re


0 replies | 156 views | Posted on: 01/30/2023

USGBC Florida: Tour at Tampa International Airport, February 24, 10am–12pm EST

Posted by: Hani

Group: Florida Green Building Group

Tampa International Airport is going green! This walking tour features the LEED Platinum SkyCenter One office


0 replies | 107 views | Posted on: 01/28/2023

GPRO Construction Management, Online Training with Urban Green Council, February 7

Posted by: Allison Friedman

Group: New York Green Building Group

Low-carbon, energy-efficient construction will play a critical role in meeting increasingly stringent local an


0 replies | 369 views | Posted on: 01/25/2023

BuildingEnergy Boston, March 28-29, Boston, Massachusetts

Posted by: Allison Friedman

Group: Massachusetts Green Builders

BuildingEnergy Boston is a conference designed by and for practitioners in the fields of high-performance buil


0 replies | 378 views | Posted on: 01/25/2023

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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 | 6357 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 | 2642 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 | 5744 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 | 2820 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 | 1480 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 | 3261 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 | 2663 views | Posted on: 06/04/2015

Green Building Myth Busting: Nope, You're Not Allergic to Wool (Video)

Posted by: Rate It Green Team

Matt Hoots is always ready to bust a myth.  Recently, he was talking with Daman Dillon and Kristine


4 replies | 6445 views | Posted on: 12/24/2020

Mini Split Compressor Placement in Cold Climates (Think about Snow and Other Conditions)

Posted by: Allison Friedman

It’s important to think about mini split condenser location in cold climates where it’s likely to


4 replies | 4255 views | Posted on: 02/03/2022

Can heat pump water heaters extend the life of your EV?

Posted by: Christopher Matos-Rogers

In a recent weekly room on Clubhouse, we were busting performance myths about all-electric homes.  N


3 replies | 9913 views | Posted on: 10/09/2021

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...

53 members | 1000 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 | 73 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 | 29 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 | 493 discussions

California Green Building

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

14 members | 437 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 | 128 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 | 88 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...

12 members | 136 discussions

Georgia on My Mind - Green Building, Sustainable Products and Building Practices

Georgia is home to some of the top sustainable green building talent in the nation. Within this group we will… more...

12 members | 29 discussions

Developing Technologies

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

11 members | 73 discussions


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