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Free Webinar: Comparing the Residential Green Building Certification Programs, December 15, 12 - 2 pm, EST

Green Building Certifications

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

What is the difference between the main programs and which should you use? Residential Green Building Certifications are great tools you can use to make sure your next project meets the 5 pillars of green building: Energy | Health | M… more...

0 replies | 1593 views | Posted on: 11/17/2021 | Last updated: 12/14/2021

An Introduction to NGBS Green, Green Certification for Existing Buildings, Free Webinar, January 19, 12-1pm EST

AprilAire,National Green Building Standard - NGBS,NGBS

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Existing multifamily and mixed-use buildings can use the ICC-700 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) to earn green certification when the buildings are renovated to be more sustainable and efficient. The NGBS accommodates building renov… more...

0 replies | 1418 views | Posted on: 12/13/2021 | Last updated: 12/13/2021

LEED Residential in the Mid Atlantic Region, December 15, 10:30-12 PM EST

Green Building,LEED,Multi-Family Housing,Single Family Homes,healthy living,Residential Buildings

by Richard Minasian Student

In its second generation, the USGBC is guided by four pillars: sustainability, resiliency, health, and equity. USGBC remains committed to a sustainable and equitable world. Now more than ever it is important that we examine programming… more...

  Filed under: LEED (USGBC)

0 replies | 838 views | Posted on: 11/19/2021 | Last updated: 11/20/2021

Passive House Primer, September 8, 1-2 PM EDT

Construction,Passive House,High Performance

by Richard Minasian Student

BE-Ex’s Passive House Primer is an engaging, one-hour seminar on Passive House fundamentals and their application in the real estate market. Available as a free session at the Building Energy Exchange, the Primer is ideal fo… more...

  Filed under: Passive House

0 replies | 1127 views | Posted on: 08/25/2021 | Last updated: 08/26/2021

Announcing: On-Demand Passive House Training for All, by NAPHN and BEEx

Passive House Training

by North American Passive House Network (NAPHN)

This summer, North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) and Building Energy Exchange (BE-Ex) announced the launch of a new, coordinated on-demand Passive House training pathway for all those people even a tiny bit interested in the Passiv… more...

  Filed under: Passive House

0 replies | 1819 views | Posted on: 08/13/2021 | Last updated: 08/13/2021

Free Webinar: USGBC-Los Angeles- Overview of Wellness Certifications, July 23, 12pm PST

USGBCLA,Certifications,Wellness

by Ashley Freeman

Join us for an overview of the WELL and Fitwel Certifications to better understand how wellness frameworks can be applied to your project and/or portfolio. We'll also review the approach to earning the widely recognized WELL AP and Fitw… more...

0 replies | 1217 views | Posted on: 06/22/2021 | Last updated: 06/23/2021

NAPHN’s Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant (CPHD) Training, June 16-18 & 24-25, Online

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

NAPHN's core Passive House training is appropriate for a wide range of building professionals and stakeholders who want to know the guts of what makes Passive House tick and build a foundation of Passive House knowledge. Stude… more...

  Filed under: Passive House

0 replies | 763 views | Posted on: 06/08/2021 | Last updated: 06/08/2021

Free CE Webinar: Renewable Energy Certificates For Green Building Explained, June 9, 12 pm, EDT

Green Building,Certification,Renewable Energy

by Ashley Freeman

Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) are one of the most widely used instruments of environmental impact for green building and yet they are also widely misunderstood. Join Heather Schrock for a breakdown of what RECs actually are - not jus… more...

0 replies | 1047 views | Posted on: 05/25/2021 | Last updated: 05/27/2021

High Performance Homes for Homeowners and Renovators Wednesday, June 16th 5pm EDT

Studio for High Performance Design and Construction (SHPDC)

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

This introductory session for homeowners, buyers, renovators and others with an interest in energy-efficient homes includes an overview of high-performance homes, Zero-Energy, LEED, and the Passive House standard, as well as a cost/benefit … more...

0 replies | 908 views | Posted on: 05/25/2021 | Last updated: 05/25/2021

Passive House Policy Summit, a Passive House Accelerator Event, April 26, 4 pm PST / 7 pm EST

Passive House,Passive House Summit,Passive House Accelerator

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

It’s often said in Passive House circles that we already have the solutions at our fingertips to make buildings part of the climate solution rather than the climate problem. We just need to use them. Passive House Accelerator&rsquo… more...

  Filed under: Passive House

0 replies | 176 views | Posted on: 04/18/2021 | Last updated: 04/18/2021

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