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WISE Holiday Party, December 17, New York, NY

Posted by: abu417

Women in Sustainability and Energy (WISE) showcases inspirational women leaders who are accelerating the sustainability … more...

0 replies | 4 views | Posted on: 10/21/2019

NSBRC Passivhaus Workshop, November 22-23, UK

Posted by: mkilmartin

Many visitors to the NSBRC want to create an ‘eco home’. The Passivhaus standard is designed to deliver… more...

0 replies | 5 views | Posted on: 10/21/2019

WEBINAR: Getting LEED Specific: Buildings are for People - Design Strategies for Human Engagement, December 10, 12:00PM CST

Posted by: abu417

In this one-hour course, the participant will explore design strategies that encourage beneficial occupant behavior. Con… more...

0 replies | 5 views | Posted on: 10/21/2019

Living Building Challenge 4.0: Pittsburgh, December 12 Pittsburgh, PA

Posted by: abu417

The Living Building Challenge is a philosophy, advocacy tool, and certification program that addresses development at al… more...

0 replies | 3 views | Posted on: 10/21/2019

The 3rd International Conference "Green Urbanism," December 11-13, Rome, Italy

Posted by: abu417

The 3rd International Conference “Green Urbanism (GU)” will be held this year (2019) in associatio… more...

0 replies | 9 views | Posted on: 10/21/2019

R.W. Kern Center, Green Building Tour, November 1 & 20, December 6 & 18

Posted by: Kern Center

See how rainwater is collected, filtered, and treated to supply the building’s potable water. Check out the greywa… more...

0 replies | 30 views | Posted on: 10/22/2019

14th Annual North American Passive House Conference: December 4-8, Washington, DC

Posted by: abu417

The number of passive buildings certified and built each year grows exponentially. They're hitting critical mass, so… more...

0 replies | 8 views | Posted on: 10/20/2019

Women Building Green Leadership Luncheon, December 4, Illinois

Posted by: abu417

Join leaders from our region for an inspiring and energizing morning that celebrates women who are leading change&n… more...

0 replies | 10 views | Posted on: 10/20/2019

The Greenbuilding Brasil International Conference and Expo, November 25, São Paulo, Brasil

Posted by: abu417

The Greenbuilding Brasil International Conference and Expo exposes attendees to a strong multidisciplinary con… more...

0 replies | 21 views | Posted on: 10/20/2019

Solar & Energy Storage Midwest Conference, November 13-15, Chicago, IL

Posted by: abu417

Solar and Energy Storage Midwest is featuring energy storage, wind, and installer-specific content. Join solar industry … more...

0 replies | 64 views | Posted on: 10/20/2019

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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 | 4266 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 | 1816 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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7 replies | 2166 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...

6 replies | 2033 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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6 replies | 811 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 | 2544 views | Posted on: 05/06/2015

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 | 1474 views | Posted on: 05/27/2015

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...

3 replies | 1894 views | Posted on: 06/04/2015

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 Seapor… more...

3 replies | 1114 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: http://usgbc-la.org/blog/spotlight-on-sustainability-what-we-counmore...

3 replies | 541 views | Posted on: 04/26/2017

 

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