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NAPHN 2019 Conference & Expo, June 27 - 28: Build The World We Want: Implementing Low Carbon Solutions, NY NY

by NAPHN Admin Passive House Enthusiast

North American Passive House Network is partnering with New York Passive House to bring you the largest gathering of professionals working with Passive House technology in the United States to date - NAPHN19, this year in New York… more...

0 replies | 276 views | Posted on: 01/03/2019 | Last updated: 04/30/2019

mindful Materials - Commit to Change Chicago, Tuesday, June 11, 7:30-9 am CDT

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

If we change the way products are made and the way buildings are designed, we can positively impact the health of the population and the planet. Every architect, designer and contractor looking for healthy, sustainable materials knows ho… more...

0 replies | 510 views | Posted on: 04/05/2019 | Last updated: 04/05/2019

mindful Materials Boston, February 27, 8 - 10am

by mindful MATERIALS

If we change the way products are made and the way buildings are designed, we can positively impact the health of the population and the planet. Please come to learn about how the Mindful Materials program is creating a market movement t… more...

0 replies | 796 views | Posted on: 02/03/2019 | Last updated: 04/05/2019

mindful Materials - Commit to Change Seattle, Wednesday, May 1, 7:30-9 am PDT

by mindful MATERIALS

If we change the way products are made and the way buildings are designed, we can positively impact the health of the population and the planet. Every architect, designer and contractor looking for healthy, sustainable materials knows ho… more...

0 replies | 319 views | Posted on: 04/05/2019 | Last updated: 04/05/2019

mindful Materials – An Industry Commitment to Material Health, April 23, 7:30 - 10am, Toronto, Canada

by mindful MATERIALS

Every architect, designer and contractor looking for healthy, sustainable materials knows how challenging it can be. Finding products with the right documentation for LEEDv4.1 or WELL, assessing embodied emissions for Zero Carbon Building p… more...

0 replies | 473 views | Posted on: 04/04/2019 | Last updated: 04/05/2019

MATERIALIZE Workshop Series Denver, May 15, 2-7pm, Denver

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Spend an inspiring afternoon with MATERIALS! LEARN & SHARE with industry peers Manufacturers | Specifiers | Architects | Designers | Engineers | Owners | Contractors The MATERIALIZE Workshop Series features an exciting ble… more...

0 replies | 958 views | Posted on: 04/05/2019 | Last updated: 04/05/2019

Hitchcock Center Living Building Tour, March 1, 4pm, Amherst, Massachusetts

by Jessica Schultz Living Building Coordinator

Did you know the Hitchcock Center is a Living Building? It is designed to model systems in nature, it’s net zero energy and water, has composting toilets, and has been made with responsibly sourced non-toxic materials. The Hitchcoc… more...

  Filed under: Living Building Challenge

0 replies | 208 views | Posted on: 02/27/2019 | Last updated: 02/28/2019

Hitchcock Center Living Building Tour, March 20, 12-1 pm, Amherst, MA

by Jessica Schultz Living Building Coordinator

Did you know the Hitchcock Center is a Living Building? It is designed to model systems in nature, it’s net zero energy and water, has composting toilets, and has been made with responsibly sourced non-toxic materials. The Hitchcoc… more...

  Filed under: Living Building Challenge

0 replies | 827 views | Posted on: 02/27/2019 | Last updated: 02/28/2019

An overview of Building Life Cycle Assessment for the construction industry

Green Building,LEED,Sustainability,LCA,LEED V4,BREEAM,Carbon neutral,Low Carbon Development,LCAs,LCA Analysis

by Erica Terranova We work to make Building Life Cycle Assessment easy and fast

What is LCA?   LCA answers the simple question: how sustainable is my product or process? We know products are not equal in terms of their environmental impact and putting a number on that can be hard. LCA is a standardized,… more...

0 replies | 1135 views | Posted on: 01/25/2019 | Last updated: 01/25/2019

What are Environmental Product Declarations, or EPDs?

Transparency,EPDs,Labels,Product Transparency

by Amy

An EPD, or environmental product declaration, is a method of showing the environmental impacts of a material or product in a standardized way, with both quantitative and qualitative information. EPD reports are acquired through third party … more...

0 replies | 2836 views | Posted on: 01/31/2018 | Last updated: 01/13/2019

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