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Free Virtual Symposium: In Pursuit of Equitable Development: Lessons from Washington, Detroit, and Boston, Friday, September 25, 12:30-4:30

Posted by: Allison Friedman

The GSD is pleased to present a series of talks and webinars broadcast to audiences via Zoom. *This lecture will… more...

0 replies | 58 views | Posted on: 09/23/2020

Online Training, LEED v4 AP BD+C Exam Prep, October 15 - 16

Posted by: MVillere

This course will give students a thorough preparation for what to expect on the LEED AP Exam. About this Event Usi… more...

0 replies | 8 views | Posted on: 09/23/2020

Webinar: USGBC Arc Performance Pro Level 1: Technical Virtual Workshop, October 29, 1-2pm

Posted by: MVillere

2.5 GBCI LEED-specific CEs Description Operational performance is the future of green building. Quantifying perfo… more...

0 replies | 7 views | Posted on: 09/23/2020

Webinar: How LEED V4.1 Addresses Climate Change, October 8, 11am - 12:30pm EDT

Posted by: MVillere

1.5 AIA LU + 1 GBCI CE How well does LEED address the causes and appropriate responses to climate change? The answer … more...

0 replies | 7 views | Posted on: 09/23/2020

Online Discussion: Building Operations & Planning for Repopulation, October 6, 1-2pm

Posted by: MVillere

Boston Properties (BXP) has always led from the front. Earlier this year, as the country shut-down in response to COVID-… more...

0 replies | 5 views | Posted on: 09/23/2020

Webinar: The Role of Insurance in Risk Reduction and Infrastructure, October 6, 12 pm EDT

Posted by: PatPrince317

  The risk to critical infrastructure and property from extreme weather and climate change is rising. According … more...

0 replies | 80 views | Posted on: 09/22/2020

Webinar: Keep Your Construction Materials Sustainable, USGBC First Friday Webinar, October 2, 12:15PM

Posted by: PatPrince317

This webinar is designed to help building design and construction professionals understand how to use environmental prod… more...

0 replies | 111 views | Posted on: 09/22/2020

VIDEO: Huber’s AdvanTech Subflooring Panels - Water Resistant, Dimensionally Stable, Solidly Designed

Posted by: Rate It Green Team

In this video, builder and green building expert Matt Hoots shares his personal experience with Huber’s Advant… more...

0 replies | 78 views | Posted on: 09/21/2020

FREE Webinar: What to know 2020 National Green Building Standard (NGBS), September 30, 12pm EST

Posted by: kaleigh.stirrat

Since 2009, the ICC-700 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) has offered a flexible, rigorous, and affordable path to… more...

0 replies | 173 views | Posted on: 09/21/2020

LEED and Existing Buildings: Understanding Certification, Performance and LEED v4.1 Operations and Maintenance, September 8, 2-5 pm, St. Louis, MO

Posted by: Allison Friedman

This workshop will provide participants with a deep look into LEED v4.1 O+M and the information needed to pursue certifi… more...

0 replies | 101 views | Posted on: 09/21/2020

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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 | 4834 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 | 2045 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 | 3015 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 | 2256 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 | 1011 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 | 2743 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 | 2087 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 zones must… more...

3 replies | 1644 views | Posted on: 05/27/2015

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 | 845 views | Posted on: 09/26/2016

What you count counts

Posted by: StacySinclair

I hope you will check out my latest blog for USGBC-LA: http://usgbc-la.org/blog/spotlight-on-sustainability-what-we-counmore...

3 replies | 693 views | Posted on: 04/26/2017

 

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