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Webinar: Green Advantage Certification Overview, 4.16, 1-1:30 pm Pacific

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

"This is a complimentary webinar open to our USGBC-LA community, both members and the general public.  See you online!"

 

Everyone knows it takes a qualified team to build a

Filed under: Certifications/Labels and Transparency ,

0 replies | 13 views | Posted on: 03/30/2020 | Last updated: 03/30/2020

Webinar: How Can We Make Net Zero the Norm? USGBC National Capital Region, March 31

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

An open roundtable to discuss what it's going to take to make net zero construction and operation the norm.

 

Net zero construction and operation of buildings have quickly become a crit

Keywords: Green Building, Netzero,

0 replies | 646 views | Posted on: 03/29/2020 | Last updated: 03/29/2020

Video: Common Sense Dos and Don'ts for Dealing with COVID-19 and Indoor Air Quality in Your Homes and Workplace

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Matt Hoots of Sawhorse Design, Inc. has created a video explaining some of the most important factors we should consider in managing cleaning, disinfecting and general safety as we spend more time

Filed under: Health and Air Quality,

Buildings and Our Health - News and Information

0 replies | 24 views | Posted on: 03/26/2020 | Last updated: 03/27/2020

Free Webinar: Conquering Carbon: Using Optimization to Reduce Embodied Carbon & Design more Sustainable Products, April 8, 2 pm EDT

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Product optimization and embodied carbon in products are hot topics in 2020. Our previous webinar explained what embodied carbon is new tools to evaluate embodied carbon in products, and the movement

0 replies | 220 views | Posted on: 03/26/2020 | Last updated: 03/26/2020

Nixon Peabody has shared Covid-19 Guidance for Qwners and Managers of Multifamily Residential Properties

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

"Owners and managers of multifamily housing properties face the same challenges that all business owners face from the Covid-19 virus—“How do I insure I can keep my business running?&

Filed under: Health and Air Quality,

Buildings and Our Health - News and Information

0 replies | 13 views | Posted on: 03/25/2020 | Last updated: 03/25/2020

FREE Webinar: Sustainable + Contemporary Commercial Restroom Materials, 2 Dates: March 27 and April 1, 12-1 EDT

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

When designing a restroom or other space, professionals are often faced with the challenge of selecting materials that function, appeal to the senses, and contribute to green building initiatives. In

Keywords: Materials, Commercial Restrooms, Commercial Restroom Design,

0 replies | 991 views | Posted on: 03/24/2020 | Last updated: 03/24/2020

FREE Webinar: Sustainable + Contemporary Commercial Restroom Materials, 2 Dates: March 27 and April 1, 12-1 EDT

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

When designing a restroom or other space, professionals are often faced with the challenge of selecting materials that function, appeal to the senses, and contribute to green building initiatives. In

Keywords: Materials, Commercial Restrooms, Commercial Restroom Design,

0 replies | 796 views | Posted on: 03/24/2020 | Last updated: 03/24/2020

Greenbiz: Circularity 20: Advancing the Circular Economy, August 25-27, Atlanta, Georgia

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Circularity isn’t just another sustainability framework — it’s a radically different way of doing business. It’s an emerging business strategy that enables companies and organi

Keywords: business, Economy, Greenbiz, Circular Economy, Green Business,

0 replies | 75 views | Posted on: 03/23/2020 | Last updated: 03/23/2020

Maine Indoor Air Quality Council - Compilation of Resources for Management of the Indoor Environment During the COVID-19 Epidemic

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Maine Indoor Air Quality Council has put together a "Compilation of Resources for Management of the Indoor Environment During the COVID-19 Epidemic:"

https://maineindoorair.org/resources-

Filed under: Health and Air Quality,

Buildings and Our Health - News and Information

Keywords: Healthy Building, Health, Indoor Air Quality, Maine Indoor Air Quality Council,

0 replies | 45 views | Posted on: 03/22/2020 | Last updated: 03/22/2020

International Living Future Institute - Online Global Happy Hour, Friday, March 27, 3 pm EST

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

The International Living Future Institute has issued an offer and a call to gather!  

"Talk Living Buildings, sustainability, and regenerative design with other advanced practit

0 replies | 942 views | Posted on: 03/21/2020 | Last updated: 03/21/2020

FREE Webinar: The Importance of Effective Handwashing and It's Impact on Global Health, Thursday, March 26, 12pm EDT

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Designing public handwashing solutions that are code compliant, with reliable performance and efficiencies in water and energy use, can present several challenges to both the architect and plumbing en

Filed under: Green Facilities,

0 replies | 877 views | Posted on: 03/20/2020 | Last updated: 03/20/2020

International Living Future Institute - Online Global Happy Hour, Fridays 3-5 pm

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

The International Living Future Institute has issued an offer and a call to gather!  

"Talk Living Buildings, sustainability, and regenerative design with other advanced practit

0 replies | 423 views | Posted on: 03/20/2020 | Last updated: 03/20/2020

Living Future 20 Unconference (Now Digital!), May 5 - 8

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

** Due to the health risks posed by large gatherings at this time, Living Future Institute has moved this event online. ***  

 

The Living Future unConference is a 

Filed under: Living Building Challenge,

Keywords: International Living Future Institute, Living Future,

0 replies | 121 views | Posted on: 03/16/2020 | Last updated: 03/28/2020

WEBINAR: April First Friday Webinar: LEED Residential - The Evolution Towards Higher Performing Homes, April 3, 12:15 PM EDT

by abu417 // Climate Connoisseur. Eco-Maniac. Solar Sommelier.

This session presents information and case studies on LEED in the residential market.

Missed Greenbuild Chicago 2018? Tune in for an exclusive look at the best sessions. This session presents infor

Filed under: Education ,

Related to: Other, Certifications/Labels and Transparency , Whole Building Labeling/Transparency, Standards,

Keywords: Webinar, USGBC, LEED V4,

0 replies | 809 views | Posted on: 03/15/2020 | Last updated: 03/17/2020

(Postponed - Stay tuned for new May Date) ADU (Accessory Dwelling Unit) Academy, April 24, Portland, OR

by abu417 // Climate Connoisseur. Eco-Maniac. Solar Sommelier.

** ***ADU Academy is being rescheduled due to the Coronavirus outbreak. We aim to reschedule the event for this summer. Once we have a new date established, we’ll update this page. 3/1

Filed under: Education ,

Related to: Continuing Education Programs,

Keywords: Tiny Homes, Accessory Dwelling Units, ADUs,

0 replies | 96 views | Posted on: 03/15/2020 | Last updated: 03/20/2020

Montgomery County Energy Summit "A Path to Zero", April 1-2, Silver Spring, MD

by abu417 // Climate Connoisseur. Eco-Maniac. Solar Sommelier.

HEALTH UPDATE: Due to concerns about COVID-19, the Montgomery County Energy Summit has been postponed from April to November 2020. We will continue to monitor the situation keeping public health as ou

Filed under: Energy,

Related to: Education , Information and Resources, Energy Management,

Keywords: Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Residential Green Building,

0 replies | 29 views | Posted on: 03/14/2020 | Last updated: 03/17/2020

(Postponed) 2020 Rocky Mountain Natural Building Conference, August 27-29 (Tentative), Moab, Utah

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Tentative New Dates: August 27 – 29, 2020

"As news of the Coronavirus becomes more concerning on a daily basis, a decision has been made to officially postpone the 2020 Rocky Mounta

0 replies | 431 views | Posted on: 03/11/2020 | Last updated: 03/27/2020

Earth Day at the R.W. Kern Center, April 22, Amherst, Massachusetts

by Kern Center // 17th Certified Living Building

Join us for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day! Spend the day with us or stop by for an evening of fun. Learn about local and sustainable building materials and enjoy a meal with food from the Ham

Filed under: Events,

Keywords: Earth Day,

0 replies | 230 views | Posted on: 03/06/2020 | Last updated: 03/06/2020

Global GreenTag Launches the World’s First Modern Slavery Transparency Declaration

by Rate It Green Team

“The time has come for Modern Slavery to be removed from history,”  
 -Mary-Lou Kelly, Global GreenTag, Managing Director
 

The Global GreenTag Modern Slavery Tran



Filed under: Transparency/Disclosure Documentation,

0 replies | 609 views | Posted on: 03/05/2020 | Last updated: 03/05/2020

Webinar: A Call to Action for Zero Embodied Carbon, April 2, 10 am PDT

by Connie NBI

Getting to zero requires targeting both operating and embodied carbon. Buildings are responsible for 39% of global carbon emissions–28% attributed to operational carbon, and 11% to embodied emis

Filed under: Webinars,

0 replies | 2394 views | Posted on: 03/04/2020 | Last updated: 03/06/2020

(Postponed) NEWIEE's 10th Annual Awards Gala, April 30th, 6 - 9 pm, Boston, MA

by Veer Mudambi // Journalist - Writing Green

"All of us at NEWIEE were very much looking forward to our 10th Annual Awards Gala that was planned for April 30th, and we regret that the current circumstances in which we find ourselves ma

Filed under: Fundraising,

0 replies | 388 views | Posted on: 02/21/2020 | Last updated: 03/27/2020

Webinar - Rethink Water Heating, Tuesday, February 25, 12- 1pm EST

by Veer Mudambi // Journalist - Writing Green

The challenge for plumbing design professionals is finding the right balance between performance and efficiency in water heating systems. A review of pluming code requirements and insights into specif

Filed under: Electric Water Heaters,

0 replies | 844 views | Posted on: 02/10/2020 | Last updated: 02/10/2020

Polyiso - The Next Generation Air & Water Resistive Barrier, Thursday, February 20, 12 - 1pm EST

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

To educate about ‘Building Longevity and Sustainability’ and how these concepts impact making buildings more energy efficient. The course examines how foil-faced polyiso continuous insulat

0 replies | 788 views | Posted on: 02/10/2020 | Last updated: 02/10/2020

Webinar: ENERGY STAR and Green Building Rating Systems: Wednesday, February 12, 1-2 pm

by Veer Mudambi // Journalist - Writing Green

During this session, attendees will learn how to use EPA tools and resources to help meet requirements for green building rating systems such as the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in E

Filed under: Energy Star,

0 replies | 849 views | Posted on: 02/06/2020 | Last updated: 02/06/2020

 

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