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Heat Pumps and Cold Weather - Q&A / Myth Busting

Posted by: Rate It Green Team

Some myths take a while to go away…  Decades ago, Atlanta Green Builder Matt Hoots would likely hav… more...

0 replies | 191 views | Posted on: 02/19/2024

Finding Paths Forward: Ideas for When We Disagree in the Green Building Industry

Posted by: Allison Friedman

It was energizing to receive quite a few positive responses to Rate It Green’s New Year’s email.  Some … more...

0 replies | 200 views | Posted on: 01/29/2024

COP28 - Is this Glass Half Full or Half Empty?

Posted by: Rate It Green Team

The 28th COP, or Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, took place in Dubai from No… more...

0 replies | 765 views | Posted on: 01/12/2024

Major Green Building Organizations Rally Around the Common Materials Framework (CMF)

Posted by: Rate It Green Team

At Greenbuild 2023, leading green building organizations, including the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Inte… more...

0 replies | 464 views | Posted on: 11/29/2023

Global GreenTag International Launches First Nature Positive Standard and Declaration

Posted by: Rate It Green Team

Global GreenTag International recently launched the first Nature Positive green building programs, the NaturePositive+ S… more...

0 replies | 484 views | Posted on: 11/29/2023

Top Factors for Selecting New Windows

Posted by: Rate It Green Team

How do you decide what windows you need?  Green Builder Matt Hoots of Sawhorse, Inc. shares some top consider… more...

0 replies | 985 views | Posted on: 11/20/2023

Deciding When to Replace Windows

Posted by: Rate It Green Team

Thanks to GreenBuilder Matt Hoots of Sawhorse, Inc. for kicking off our series on Windows and Energy Efficiency!… more...

0 replies | 762 views | Posted on: 12/09/2023

European vs. American Windows - What's the Difference?

Posted by: Rate It Green Team

Have you been wondering what the difference is between European and American windows? (And have you had a European… more...

1 replies | 1113 views | Posted on: 11/22/2023

Energy Efficient Steel Windows and Doors - Arcadia Custom

Posted by: Rate It Green Team

  Arcadia Custom Windows and Doors has met the challenge to prevent energy loss and to meet or even exceed e… more...

0 replies | 742 views | Posted on: 11/20/2023

Strategies for Managing Summer Attic Heat - Air Sealing and Insulation

Posted by: Rate It Green Team

Join Matt Hoots of Sawhorse, Inc. and Amelia Godfrey, EarthCraft Program Manager for a conversation about atti… more...

0 replies | 1224 views | Posted on: 08/29/2023

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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 coating, I… more...

15 replies | 6705 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 Invisible Green Wa… more...

7 replies | 2957 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 contractor with w

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6 replies | 6292 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 power pla… more...

5 replies | 3061 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 such as s

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5 replies | 1738 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 wood." I… more...

4 replies | 3549 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 manufactur… more...

4 replies | 3020 views | Posted on: 06/04/2015

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

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

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4 replies | 6976 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 snow, or r

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4 replies | 6034 views | Posted on: 02/03/2022

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 and “Net … more...

3 replies | 1302 views | Posted on: 09/26/2016

 

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