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Green Building Energy Tour at 21 Acres Center for Local Food & Sustainable Living, December 19, 2-3 pm EST

Posted by: Allison Friedman

Get a behind the scenes look at the tools and technologies that 21 Acres' LEED Platinum-certified building


0 replies | 115 views | Posted on: 12/03/2020

Designing and Building High Performance Homes, and Building "the Perfect Wall" using Stone Wool Insulation - A Video Series in 8 Parts

Posted by: Rate It Green Team

In this 8-part series hosted by Rockwool, Chris Laumer-Giddens of LG Squared, Inc. walks us through some o


0 replies | 109 views | Posted on: 12/03/2020

PCC Community Markets Opens the World's First Living Building Challenge Petal-Certified Grocery Store

Posted by: Allison Friedman

Congratulations to PCC Community Markets for opening the World's First Living Building Challenge Peta


0 replies | 118 views | Posted on: 12/03/2020

Webinar: Building Healthy Living Soil for Plant and Planet Health, December 13, 2:30-5pm EST

Posted by: Allison Friedman

basic soil microbiology, what it does for plants and our bodies, and how to restore soil life and nourish it w


0 replies | 192 views | Posted on: 12/02/2020

Passive House Prefab Summit II, Hosted by Passive House Accelerator, December 14, 4-6 pm_Pacific/7-9 pm Eastern

Posted by: Allison Friedman

Prefabrication and Passive House are obvious partners, both geared for delivering superior efficiency and pred


0 replies | 209 views | Posted on: 12/02/2020

Community Connections Webinar: Midwest Energy Strategies, USGBC Ohio, December 10, 1 pm EST

Posted by: samanthaklein

This webinar will highlight Midwest-specific energy strategies.

This webinar will explore what is interesti


0 replies | 283 views | Posted on: 12/01/2020

Virtual Summit: Passive House Canada -- Building for Resilience, December 8-10

Posted by: samanthaklein

This summit incudes topics such as

- City of Vancouver Resilience Requirements

- Comparing Passive House


0 replies | 269 views | Posted on: 12/03/2020

Webinar: Introduction to Passive House -- East Coast Buildings, December 9, 10 am EST

Posted by: samanthaklein

Passive House goals and methodology change the way architects and builders think and work, making the architec


0 replies | 239 views | Posted on: 11/30/2020

Green Building Job Opportunity: HVAC Designer with Energy Vanguard

Posted by: Rate It Green Team

Energy Vanguard is looking for an experienced HVAC designer.  If you have strong technical skills and are


0 replies | 155 views | Posted on: 11/30/2020

Webinar: Selecting Healthy Insulation and Air Sealants

Posted by: samanthaklein

Insulation and air sealing are two cost-effective ways to increase the energy efficiency of a home. However, t


0 replies | 171 views | Posted on: 11/27/2020

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Zero Net Energy Residential Forum

Posted by: Connie NBI

Group: Rhode Island Green Building

In this webinar, residential designers will present zero net energy projects involved in the National Grid Rho


0 replies | 17 views | Posted on: 12/04/2020

Zero Net Energy Commercial Forum

Posted by: Connie NBI

Group: Rhode Island Green Building

The webinar will feature commercial case study projects that feature deep energy savings and zero net energy d


0 replies | 14 views | Posted on: 12/04/2020

Webinar: Tech Transfer to the Built Environment - International Educational Series, December 14, 11 am EST

Posted by: Richard Minasian

Group: Green Building Advocacy

Starting in June and running throughout 2020, USGBC will provide robust online programming comprised of live e


0 replies | 112 views | Posted on: 12/04/2020

Webinar: Passive House Primer, Building Energy Exchange, December 9, 1pm EST

Posted by: Richard Minasian

Group: New York Green Building Group

Recently refreshed for 2020, BE-Ex’s Passive House Primer is an engaging, one-hour seminar on


0 replies | 140 views | Posted on: 12/04/2020

Webinar: Better Ventilation: Solutions for Multifamily Buildings, December 8, 9-10:30 am EST

Posted by: Allison Friedman

Group: New York Green Building Group

Join the Building Energy Exchange (BE-Ex) on December 8th to celebrate the launch of our latest playbook: 


0 replies | 205 views | Posted on: 12/04/2020

Webinar: What is the West Michigan Green Affordable Housing Program? December 16, 12 pm EST

Posted by: samanthaklein

Group: Michigan Green Building

For the 6th year in a row the GreenHome Institute is excited to continue their Green Affordable Housing progra


0 replies | 128 views | Posted on: 12/04/2020

Virtual Building Systems, Free Workshop, NSRB, Saturday December 12, 10 am - 15:45 pm BST

Posted by: Allison Friedman

Group: UK Green Building

One of the most important decisions you will make during your self build journey is which building system to u


0 replies | 101 views | Posted on: 12/02/2020

Online Panel: Green Schools Panel: Building Collaborative Community Partnerships, December 10, 3-4:30 pm EST

Posted by: Allison Friedman

Group: Florida Green Building Group

Learn from six green school experts in Florida about how to build collaborative community partnerships that su


0 replies | 163 views | Posted on: 12/01/2020

Virtual Conference: Mid-Atlantic Renewable Energy, December 8-10

Posted by: samanthaklein

Group: New Jersey Greenbuilding Group

The Mid-Atlantic states are setting their sights on 100% clean energy, translating into gigawatts of further r


0 replies | 286 views | Posted on: 11/30/2020

Urban Green Live (Virtual): What's Next for Efficiency and Renewables, December 17, 10 am EST

Posted by: samanthaklein

Group: New York Green Building Group

Hosted by Urban Green Council CEO John Mandyck, this live interview series features international industry ex


0 replies | 230 views | Posted on: 11/30/2020

Most Popular Discussions View all »

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 | 4940 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 | 2075 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 | 3263 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 | 2282 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 | 1044 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 | 2770 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 | 2114 views | Posted on: 06/04/2015

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 | 1669 views | Posted on: 05/27/2015

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 | 1331 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 | 712 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...

50 members | 873 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 | 57 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 | 22 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 | 392 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 | 96 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 | 321 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 | 66 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 | 113 discussions

Developing Technologies

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

11 members | 36 discussions

Tiny Houses

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

11 members | 12 discussions


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