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Webinar: An Important Vote for the Climate: 2021 IECC Proposals To Know About, Thursday, September 19, 10–11:30am PDT / 1–2:30pm EDT

Building Codes,Energy Codes

by Connie NBI

Join us for a webinar on the 2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) update process. During this 90-minute session, experts will outline the best opportunities for achieving substantial energy savings that will have decades-long … more...

  Filed under: Information and Resources

0 replies | 1072 views | Posted on: 08/29/2019 | Last updated: 08/31/2019

Zero Emissions All-Electric Multifamily Construction Guide

Multifamily,Multifamily Housing,Zero Emissions,All-Electric,Electrification

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

"A Zero Emissions All-Electric Multifamily Construction Guide" showscases California’s mixed-use midrises, Atlanta’s pool-side rentals, luxury condos in Hawaii and Florida, Passive House apartments in the Northeast, an… more...

0 replies | 1300 views | Posted on: 06/17/2019 | Last updated: 06/17/2019

Guidance for Specifying Healthier Insulation and Air-Sealing Materials (Supplement to "Making Affordable Family Housing More Efficient...")

Affordable Housing,Energy Efficiency,Insulation,air sealing

by ella.nielsen44 Student

“Guidance for Specifying Healthier Insulation and Air-Sealing Materials” was produced by Healthy Building Network (HBN) as a supplement to the report by HBN, Efficiency for All and others, “Making Affordable Multifamily Ho… more...

0 replies | 1072 views | Posted on: 04/15/2019 | Last updated: 06/17/2019

Making Affordable Multifamily Housing More Energy Efficient- a Guide to Healthier Upgrade Materials

Affordable Housing,Energy Efficiency,Multifamily

by ella.nielsen44 Student

A group of organizations including Energy Efficiency for All and The Healthy Building Network released a significant report in September, 2018, “Making Affordable Multifamily Housing More Energy Efficient: a Guide to Healthier Upgrade… more...

0 replies | 2509 views | Posted on: 04/15/2019 | Last updated: 06/17/2019

What are LCAs?

Transparency,LCAs

by Amy

An LCA, or a Lifetime Cycle Assessment, is a multi-leveled process of calculating the lifetime environmental impact of a product or service. LCAs are a component of Environmental Product Declarations, or EPDs. LCAs are about energy, or a pr… more...

  Filed under: Information and Resources

1 replies | 1376 views | Posted on: 02/02/2018 | Last updated: 01/25/2019

Green Building Accelerates Around the World, Poised for Strong Growth by 2021

by Yishan

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced November 13th at Greenbuild that Dodge Data & Analytics World Green Building Trends 2018 SmartMarket Report demonstrates the significant growth of green building arou… more...

  Filed under: Information and Resources

0 replies | 3401 views | Posted on: 11/15/2018 | Last updated: 01/09/2019

Presinar: LEED Supports Healthy Spaces, Nov 14, Boston MA

by Yishan

Missed Greenbuild Boston? Tune in for an exclusive look at the best sessions. In this session, subject matter experts discuss how LEED addresses human health and well-being. Course Objectives: Understand the WELL Building Standard Unde… more...

  Filed under: Information and Resources

0 replies | 94 views | Posted on: 11/04/2018 | Last updated: 11/04/2018

Open Source Office

by PatPrince317 Lifelong Learner and Green Energy Aficionado

I was reading Data Smart by John Foreman. I read about LibreOffice as an alternative to MS Office. I am glad I stumbled on it because I just had to shell out some money for a new laptop and was really interested in playing around with data … more...

0 replies | 146 views | Posted on: 09/18/2017 | Last updated: 09/18/2017

Social Enterprise Institute

by PatPrince317 Lifelong Learner and Green Energy Aficionado

Came across this website the other day. There is all sorts of information on starting a social enterprise, which basically means a business with a focus on sustainability and social justice but ran like a for profit business. Think somethin… more...

  Filed under: Information and Resources

1 replies | 3111 views | Posted on: 09/06/2017 | Last updated: 09/07/2017

USGBC-LA's new blog: Snapshots on Sustainability

Sustainability

by StacySinclair Technical writer

Please check out USGBC-LA's new blog: http://usgbc-la.org/blog/ I have been talking to thought-leaders in the field of sustainability. This blog is a space where I'm sharing common ideas as well as unique perspectives from these conversa… more...

1 replies | 379 views | Posted on: 03/27/2017 | Last updated: 03/27/2017

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