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Webinar: Intro to Healthy Materials | Green Building Training Program, March 22, 8 am EDT

Green Building,Healthy Building,Healthy Building Materials,HPDs

by samanthaklein Intern

This class will highlight the trends and tools available to find and select healthier products. Participants will learn the key product categories and how to research and find products that are better for the environment and building occupa… more...

  Filed under: Health and Air Quality

0 replies | 850 views | Posted on: 03/05/2021 | Last updated: 03/05/2021

Webinar: sustainABLE: Green Building and Public Health, March 16, 1 pm EDT

Resiliency,Health,Public Health,Safety

by samanthaklein Intern

sustainABLE: USGBC West North Central's new regional forum exploring USGBC's four pillars: sustainability, resiliency, health, and equity in relationship to current events and our ability to change future outcomes with proper f… more...

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0 replies | 735 views | Posted on: 02/23/2021 | Last updated: 02/23/2021

USGBC Southern Colorado's Wintergreen 2021, Online: Building Materials - Making an Impact, March 17, 3 pm MT

Healthy Building Materials,Materials,Air Quality,Colorado,Environmental Health

by samanthaklein Intern

Join the USGBC Southern Colorado committee for their annual Wintergreen event! What are the ethical and business cases for paying increased attention to materials in the built environment? Join us to explore the role building materials p… more...

  Filed under: Health and Air Quality

0 replies | 541 views | Posted on: 02/19/2021 | Last updated: 02/24/2021

Webinar: Health and Wealth Series - Empower Yourself to Wellness in Your Home, March 5, 12 pm EST

Healthy Building,Green Homes,Toxicity,Wellness

by samanthaklein Intern

American Homes can be some of the most toxic places. Learn how to keep you and your families safe with tips on how to create a healthy living space, testing your home for toxins and how to prevent Covid-19. Top Takeaways: Learn why… more...

  Filed under: Health and Air Quality

0 replies | 922 views | Posted on: 02/02/2021 | Last updated: 02/03/2021

Build A Better House Series: Renovations, Presented by Maine Indoor Air Quality Control Council, March 2 - 3

Energy Efficiency,Deep Energy Retrofit,Weatherization,Lead Paint,Radon,Renovations,Residential

by SarahA

About the Program:  This session focuses on practical short and long-term strategies to both maximize current and future energy efficiency and minimize IAQ problems when undertaking common residential renovations. The program covers id… more...

  Filed under: Health and Air Quality

0 replies | 1255 views | Posted on: 01/20/2021 | Last updated: 01/20/2021

Build A Better House Series: HVAC, Presented by Maine Indoor Air Quality Control Council, February 23 - 24

Climate Change,HVAC,energy efficient,Ventilation,Health and Air,Environmental Pollutants

by SarahA

About the Program:  Building and renovating homes in Maine’s climate is a challenge. While most customers demand that their homes be constructed and renovated to minimize heat loss – most customers don’t make similar … more...

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0 replies | 901 views | Posted on: 01/20/2021 | Last updated: 01/20/2021

Build A Better House Series: Building Shell, Presented by Maine Indoor Air Quality Control Council, February 9 - 10

Green Building,Energy Efficiency,Insulation,Building Shell,Energy Consumption

by SarahA

About the Program:  Simply put, a new home’s building shell is comprised of the structural elements that separate the inside from the outside: walls, roof, windows, doors, including things that govern long-term performance: air b… more...

  Filed under: Health and Air Quality

0 replies | 888 views | Posted on: 01/20/2021 | Last updated: 01/20/2021

Build A Better House Series: Foundation, Presented by Maine Indoor Air Quality Control Council, February 2-3

Healthy Building,Energy Efficiency,Insulation,Foundation,Building Surfaces,Damp Proofing,Water Proofing,Radon

by SarahA

About Foundations: Proper site work and foundation construction are as critical to the overall quality and healthfulness of a home as the building shell that is constructed above grade. As a result, a builder’s job begins before … more...

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0 replies | 831 views | Posted on: 01/20/2021 | Last updated: 01/20/2021

0 replies | 882 views | Posted on: 12/29/2020 | Last updated: 12/29/2020

Green Building Myth Busting: Natural Ventilation - Do Your Walls Need to "Breathe?" (Video)

Green Building,Insulation,Weatherization,air sealing,Ventilation,Building Envelope,Green Building Myth Busters,Green Myth Busters,Air Barriers,Vapor Barriers

by Rate It Green Team

Welcome to the launch of the Green Building Myth Busters Series with Matt Hoots.  Matt’s and his coconspirators are about to bust some old misperceptions in the green building world wide open!  This week, Matt&rsquo… more...

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0 replies | 4813 views | Posted on: 12/24/2020 | Last updated: 05/02/2021

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