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Living Future 20 Unconference (Now Digital!), May 5 - 8

International Living Future Institute,Living Future

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

** Due to the health risks posed by large gatherings at this time, Living Future Institute has moved this event online. ***     The Living Future unConference is a platform for the green building movement… more...

  Filed under: Living Building Challenge

0 replies | 120 views | Posted on: 03/16/2020 | Last updated: 03/28/2020

Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant (CPHD/C) - Online Training, March 30-April 3, New York, NY

Passive House,Resilience,Energy Grid

by abu417 Climate Connoisseur. Eco-Maniac. Solar Sommelier.

Please note: This training will be given online only and not in person. Instructions to follow once you have signed up. All days and times remain the same.   With 5 days of in-class instruction, and additional e-learning modules … more...

0 replies | 690 views | Posted on: 03/14/2020 | Last updated: 03/17/2020

Global GreenTag Launches the World’s First Modern Slavery Transparency Declaration

by Rate It Green Team

“The time has come for Modern Slavery to be removed from history,”    -Mary-Lou Kelly, Global GreenTag, Managing Director   The Global GreenTag Modern Slavery Transparency Declaration (Global GreenTag MS… more...

0 replies | 584 views | Posted on: 03/05/2020 | Last updated: 03/05/2020

Getting to LEED Zero Energy and LEED Zero Carbon - Los Angeles Workshop, February 28

by mkilmartin Intern

How do you take LEED and your high performing building to the next level to mitigate the impacts of climate change? This new workshop shows you how LEED Zero supports the goals of LEED and expands the verification life-cycle of high perf… more...

0 replies | 796 views | Posted on: 02/19/2020 | Last updated: 02/19/2020

Hitchcock Center Living Building Tour, February 7, Amherst, MA

by Jessica Schultz Living Building Coordinator

Did you know the Hitchcock Center is a Living Building? It is the 23rd building in the world and the 4th in Massachusetts to achieve the Certified Living Building designation! It is designed to model systems in nature, it’s net zero e… more...

  Filed under: Living Building Challenge

0 replies | 38 views | Posted on: 02/04/2020 | Last updated: 02/11/2020

Hitchcock Center Living Building Tour, March 4, 4 pm, Amherst, MA

by Jessica Schultz Living Building Coordinator

Did you know the Hitchcock Center is a Living Building? It is the 23rd building in the world and the 4th in Massachusetts to achieve the Certified Living Building designation! It is designed to model systems in nature, it’s net zero e… more...

  Filed under: Living Building Challenge

0 replies | 1199 views | Posted on: 02/04/2020 | Last updated: 02/11/2020

Webinar: ENERGY STAR and Green Building Rating Systems: Wednesday, February 12, 1-2 pm

by Veer Mudambi Journalist - Writing Green

During this session, attendees will learn how to use EPA tools and resources to help meet requirements for green building rating systems such as the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), t… more...

  Filed under: Energy Star

0 replies | 848 views | Posted on: 02/06/2020 | Last updated: 02/06/2020

Chicago's Willis Tower Goes LEED Platinum

Green Building,LEED Platinum,Willis Tower

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Chicago’s Willis Tower, formerly known as the Sears Tower, is now the largest US building to achieve the USGBC’s LEED Platinum rating.  At 1451 feet tall, the building was the world’s tallest skyscraper from i’s… more...

  Filed under: LEED (USGBC)

0 replies | 719 views | Posted on: 01/27/2020 | Last updated: 01/27/2020

Zero Waste Events: Tips & Tools, February 12, Pittsburgh, PA

Zero Waste,Rating Systems,Green Building Alliance

by abu417 Climate Connoisseur. Eco-Maniac. Solar Sommelier.

Join for an introduction to Zero Waste.  Speaker Kara Magoolaghan will present on the TRUE Zero Waste Rating System, how it relates to facility operations, and give anecdotal examples for how GBA executes Zero Waste Events.  … more...

0 replies | 615 views | Posted on: 01/21/2020 | Last updated: 01/21/2020

How the Living Building Challenge Moves the Green Building Industry Forward

Hitchcock Center for the Environment,R.W. Kern Center

by abu417 Climate Connoisseur. Eco-Maniac. Solar Sommelier.

            Being an intern at RateItGreen.com, I learned a lot of vocabulary and catchy names along the way. The things that really stuck out to me the most were things that came up fr… more...

0 replies | 1263 views | Posted on: 01/02/2020 | Last updated: 01/02/2020

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