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HPD Versus The Declare Label: Why Should Building Product Manufacturers Care?

Posted by: GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction

Should a building product manufacturer develop a Health Product Declaration (HPD) or a Declare Label? Both product discl… more...

0 replies | 12 views | Posted on: 10/19/2018

Rural Resiliency Forum, October 23- Staunton, Virginia

Posted by: AbbieKnight

The most recent extreme weather event — Hurricane Michael — has tallied deaths and destruction in Virginia a… more...

0 replies | 96 views | Posted on: 10/17/2018

LEED Certification and Product Specifications Update

Posted by: GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction

The USGBC released their 3rd quarter 2018 LEED certification update. The key takeaways revolve around the achievement le… more...

0 replies | 24 views | Posted on: 10/17/2018

Webinar - Measuring Circularity: Why Life Cycle Assessment is Not the Right Tool, Tuesday, 1pm, ET October 23

Posted by: Allison Friedman

The growing interest in circular materials, products and business models is creating demand for a new generation of tool… more...

0 replies | 318 views | Posted on: 10/16/2018

Opening Reception for HarvestGreen by Foundation for a Green Future, October 23, 6-8pm, Boston, MA

Posted by: Allison Friedman

Boston is building at an unprecedented rate while not enough thought has been given to green infrastructure. The impact … more...

0 replies | 150 views | Posted on: 10/16/2018

4th Massachusetts Sustainable Business Awards, November 15, Somerville, MA

Posted by: Aditya

Join the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts for the Fourth Annual Massachusetts Sustainable Business Awards! … more...

0 replies | 21 views | Posted on: 10/16/2018

2018 Iowa Energy Summit, November 7-8, Altoona, Iowa

Posted by: Aditya

The 2017 Iowa Energy Summit was attended by over 200 professionals from a variety of industries. It was great to be able… more...

0 replies | 29 views | Posted on: 10/16/2018

Is Plastic the Next Trend in Green Building?

Posted by: GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction

In The Three Little Pigs, three houses are built: one made of straw; one made of sticks; and then as we all know, t… more...

0 replies | 25 views | Posted on: 10/19/2018

2018 NJ Green Building & Green Ribbon Schools Tour, November 13, Long Branch and Neptune, New Jersey

Posted by: Aditya

U.S. Deparment of Education Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS) share promising practices and resources in the areas of safe, … more...

0 replies | 32 views | Posted on: 10/15/2018

Forever Green, 2018 - USGBC Central Pennsylvania, November 1, Harrisburg, PA

Posted by: Phillip304

Every year, the USGBC Central Pennsylvania gathers together at the Forever Green ceremony to celebrate the accompli… more...

0 replies | 80 views | Posted on: 10/15/2018

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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 | 3462 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 | 1495 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 … more...

6 replies | 1676 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 | 1688 views | Posted on: 05/01/2015

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 | 2299 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 | 1498 views | Posted on: 11/15/2014

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 | 1212 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 | 638 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 | 861 views | Posted on: 12/07/2016

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 | 412 views | Posted on: 04/26/2017

 

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