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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 | 148 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 | 23 views | Posted on: 01/02/2020 | Last updated: 01/02/2020

RESNET Conference 2020, February 24-26, Scottsdale, AZ

Green Building Certifications,Arizona

by mkilmartin Intern

The RESNET Building Performance Conference provides a diverse and dynamic venue where you can obtain usable solutions in an evolving industry. Get up to date on strategic solutions for you and your business, network with like-minded profess… more...

0 replies | 302 views | Posted on: 12/16/2019 | Last updated: 12/16/2019

GPRO Operations and Maintenance Essentials, December 16-17, Pittsburgh, PA

LEED Pilot,Energy Efficiency Design Course,GPRO Certification

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

GPRO is a comprehensive international training and certificate program that teaches the people who build, renovate and maintain buildings the principles of sustainability combined with trade-specific green construction knowledge. Green Buil… more...

0 replies | 604 views | Posted on: 12/04/2019 | Last updated: 12/04/2019

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

Washington, D.C.,Passive House Institue US,Passive House Tour

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

The number of passive buildings certified and built each year grows exponentially. They're hitting critical mass, so come tjoin Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) in Washington, DC for the 14th Annual North American Passive House Confer… more...

0 replies | 1083 views | Posted on: 10/20/2019 | Last updated: 12/03/2019

Global GreenTag Upgrades CarbonRATE™ Embodied Carbon Product Certification Program

by Rate It Green Team

CarbonRATE™ - a unique peer reviewed Embodied Carbon Product Certification Program - has been re-launched under the Global GreenTag International Certification Standard. According to Daniel A. Huard, CEO of Global GreenTag Americas, &… more...

  Filed under: Global GreenTag

0 replies | 996 views | Posted on: 11/27/2019 | Last updated: 11/27/2019

Hitchcock Center Living Building Tour, December 13, 4pm, Amherst, MA

by Jessica Schultz Living Building Coordinator

Did you know the Hitchcock Center is a Living Building? It's the 23rd in the world and the 4th in Massachusetts! It is designed to model systems in nature, it’s net zero energy and water, has composting toilets, and has been made … more...

  Filed under: Living Building Challenge

0 replies | 698 views | Posted on: 11/22/2019 | Last updated: 11/26/2019

Hitchcock Center Living Building Tour, December 18, 12pm, Amherst, MA

by Jessica Schultz Living Building Coordinator

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

  Filed under: Living Building Challenge

0 replies | 746 views | Posted on: 11/22/2019 | Last updated: 11/26/2019

FREE WEBINAR: Living Building's Declare 2.0 Introduction, December 5, 11:00 EST

Free webinar,Declare Labels,Green Certification

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

Declare is a transparency label that allows manufacturers of ecologically sound products to secure a competitive market advantage through transparent ingredient reporting and an approved compliance pathway for multiple green building progra… more...

0 replies | 1424 views | Posted on: 11/13/2019 | Last updated: 11/14/2019

All-Day LEED for Homes Workshop, December 10, Grand Rapids, MI

HVAC,LEED V4,Green Certification

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

LEED certification is the most well-known green rating system in the world, but how does the new version work with residential spaces such as homes and multifamily? Join as they take you through each phase of the project from d… more...

0 replies | 648 views | Posted on: 11/14/2019 | Last updated: 11/14/2019

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