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Understanding and Overcoming Zoning Obstacles for Tiny Houses (Article Posted)

Posted by: Allison Friedman

Hi everyone -  I wanted to make sure to link to Gina's article, "Tiny Houses - Understanding and O… more...

0 replies | 6 views | Posted on: 07/20/2019

Best of Greenbuild: The Building Envelope as a System - A Balanced Approach, August 21, Jacksonville, FL

Posted by: AidanAnthony

Join us for our monthly Best of Greenbuild Webcast series. We will be rebroadcasting Greenbuild 2018 sessions throughout… more...

0 replies | 11 views | Posted on: 07/19/2019

BOC Program Series - OG&E: Class 1001(A&B) , 1003-1007 Energy Efficient Operations of a Building HVAC Systems Aug 27-Nov 21

Posted by: AidanAnthony

This series focuses on Building Operator Certification training, offering classes 1001 (A & B)  and 1003-1007. … more...

0 replies | 4 views | Posted on: 07/19/2019

Unity Open House: Nano in Greenfield, August 21, 4:00-6:00pm, Greenfield, MA

Posted by: Gina Pryciak

Please join Unity Homes for an open house at an award-winning Unity home in Greenfield, MA. This 463 SF home, based on U… more...

0 replies | 14 views | Posted on: 07/18/2019

EP Event: Sustainable Showcase: Live, Work, Play, Serve, August 14, 4:00-6:00pm, Atlanta, GA

Posted by: Gina Pryciak

Finding the perfect apartment can be a stressful and tiring process. Once you’ve signed your lease you want to be … more...

0 replies | 19 views | Posted on: 07/18/2019

USGBC NCR: HITT Co Lab Tour & Networking, August 9, 9:00-11:00am, Falls Church, VA

Posted by: Gina Pryciak

Join the NCR Community and HITT Contracting for breakfast and a tour of the groundbreaking new LEED V4 Platinum Co|Lab, … more...

0 replies | 21 views | Posted on: 07/18/2019

Tour Essex Building: Historic Preservations Sustainable Building Tour: August 7, Norfolk VA

Posted by: AidanAnthony

Join us for a building tour of the recently renovated Essex Building - the new home for VIA design architects and a cont… more...

0 replies | 22 views | Posted on: 07/18/2019

Grid Mid-Atlantic's Solar Soireé: A Five-Year Anniversary: September 9, Washington DC

Posted by: AidanAnthony

GRID Mid-Atlantic invites you to join in celebrating five years of changing lives through energy alternatives while… more...

0 replies | 12 views | Posted on: 07/18/2019

Solar Focus 2019, 11/20 - 11/21 Baltimore, MD

Posted by: AidanAnthony

Join MDV-SEIA at its annual conference, Solar Focus. Held this year in Baltimore, Maryland to celebrate the passage of M… more...

0 replies | 7 views | Posted on: 07/18/2019

Green Schools Roundtable, August 1, 9:30am-1:00pm, Ashland, NE

Posted by: Gina Pryciak

Join the U.S. Green Building Council Nebraska Flatwater Community for their 3rd Annual Green Schools Roundtable on Thurs… more...

0 replies | 177 views | Posted on: 07/18/2019

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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...

14 replies | 4121 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...

6 replies | 1790 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 | 2077 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 | 1998 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 | 775 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 | 2522 views | Posted on: 05/06/2015

Material and Resource Summit

Posted by: Steven Fitzgerald

Yesterday I had the Opportunity to attend the Materials Summit that was sponsored by the Massachusetts Chapter of the US… more...

3 replies | 1585 views | Posted on: 11/15/2014

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 | 706 views | Posted on: 09/26/2016

"Drive Green" Rebate Programs in MA and RI: Buy Electric Vehicles at Lower Rates- This Program has been Extended!!

Posted by: Allison Friedman

Mass Energy and People's Power & Light are offering a discount and rebate program that allows people to buy an electric … more...

3 replies | 1018 views | Posted on: 12/07/2016

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 | 1090 views | Posted on: 01/06/2017

 

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