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


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 | 1085 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 | 654 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 | 992 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 | 855 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 | 111 views | Posted on: 04/18/2021 | Last updated: 04/18/2021

VIRTUAL Visible Green Home® Burh Becc Earth Day Celebration Tour 2021, April 24, 10-11:30 am EDT

Green Building,Architecture,Living Building Challenge,Sustainability,Sustainable Architecture,USGBC,LEED Platinum,High Performance Home,virtual tour

by Kimberly Haner Communications Director, MBA

In this very special virtual, multimedia, live event you will learn about all the aspects of this groundbreaking home including its genesis, design, systems, and features that helped it to become a fully-certified Living Building Challenge&… more...

  Filed under: Living Building Challenge

0 replies | 1099 views | Posted on: 04/06/2021 | Last updated: 04/07/2021

Global GreenTag Awards Mainland China Sales Agency to CBME to Provide Green Building Product Certifications to Chinese Manufacturers for Export

Green Building,China,Global GreenTag,National Building Materials Exhibition and Trade Centre (CBME)

by Global GreenTag International Pty Ltd & Global GreenTag LLC (USA)

The National Building Materials Exhibition and Trade Centre (CBME), the largest agency representing more than 30,000 building materials manufacturers in Mainland China, has signed an exclusive Agency Agreement with Global GreenTag Internati… more...

  Filed under: Global GreenTag

0 replies | 729 views | Posted on: 04/02/2021 | Last updated: 04/02/2021

Online Workshop: Modern Slavery in Australia: How it Impacts Your Specifications, and How to Simplify Reporting, March 25, 6pm ACT

Australia,Supply Chain,Global GreenTag,Modern Slavery,Human Rights

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

In this live workshop on Facebook, hosted by the GWA Group and Caroma, Global GreenTag’s Program Director and CEO David Baggs will be advising professionals to help manage product specifications and supply chain reporting now that Mod… more...

0 replies | 414 views | Posted on: 03/22/2021 | Last updated: 03/23/2021

Webinar: The Benefits of Selecting Healthier Building Products, August 27, 12:30 pm, Australia EST

Healthy Building,Healthy Building Materials

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Everyone at the beginning of 2020 knew it was going to be a big year but nobody expected the impacts that came with COVID 19 to bring the topic of human health starkly into focus.  For the building industry, this onus on health has … more...

0 replies | 462 views | Posted on: 08/24/2020 | Last updated: 03/22/2021

LEED® and USGBC Recognize Global GreenTag Product Health Declaration™ (the GreenTag PhD™)

Transparency,Global GreenTag,Certifications

by Rate It Green Team

The presence of Global GreenTag LLC, Americas in the US market is set to be enhanced further. The certifier’s Global GreenTag PhD, Materials Transparency Certification Program (reviewed and assessed by the LEED Committee and MR Techni… more...

  Filed under: Global GreenTag

0 replies | 1552 views | Posted on: 07/23/2019 | Last updated: 03/22/2021

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