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What Makes Great (Green Building) Content?

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

I have had some super conversations recently with people who want to write real, meaningful content to represent their green building company, product or service.  One thing to note is that we&rs

Filed under: Other - Information and Resources,

Keywords: Green Building, Content Guidelines, Content Advice,

0 replies | 30 views | Posted on: 01/23/2021 | Last updated: 01/23/2021

Virtual: 2021 RESNET Building Performance Conference, February 22 - 24

by SarahA

The annual RESNET Building Performance Conference is the “can’t afford to miss” event for the rating, building performance and home building industry.  Due to the pandemic, this

Filed under: Trade Shows and Events ,

Keywords: Green Building, Sustainability, building performance, RESNET 2021, Residential Energy Services,

0 replies | 35 views | Posted on: 01/22/2021 | Last updated: 01/22/2021

Green School Summit for Building Industry Professionals, Presented by Center for Green Schools, February 18 -19

by SarahA

Green School Summit for Building Industry Professionals

Dive deeper into the future of green schools through an engaging dialogue about how design should effectively respond to and enable sustainab

Filed under: Green Schools,

Keywords: Climate Change, Resilience, Education, Covid-19, Equity, Sustainable Education, Green School Tour,

0 replies | 40 views | Posted on: 01/20/2021 | Last updated: 01/20/2021

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

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 reside

Filed under: Health and Air Quality,

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

0 replies | 28 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

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

Filed under: Health and Air Quality,

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

0 replies | 139 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

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 resu

Filed under: Health and Air Quality,

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

0 replies | 190 views | Posted on: 01/20/2021 | Last updated: 01/20/2021

Webinar: Architectural Vertical Opening Solutions Plus, February 24, 12 pm EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

​​​​​Vertical Operating Systems Learning Objectives:

  1. Compare and contrast various types of vertical operating systems as well as identify the advantages and disadvantages of each to re

Filed under: Interior Design,

Keywords: Architecture, Design, Construction, GreenCE, Vertical Operating Systems,

0 replies | 28 views | Posted on: 01/20/2021 | Last updated: 01/20/2021

Webinar: Road to IMPACT - The Battle Between Budget and Well-Being, February 18, 1 pm EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

The built environment is an asset to maximizing human potential and cultivating well-being. This session explores the intersection between budgets, human health and energy conservation. We will share

Filed under: Green Affordable Housing,

Keywords: Energy, Affordable Housing, built environment, Energy Affordability,

0 replies | 22 views | Posted on: 01/20/2021 | Last updated: 01/20/2021

AKUART by Kirei - Artistic Soundproofing for your Workplace or Home (Video)

by Rate It Green Team


Kristine Hart of CaraGreen recently met with Green Builder Matt Hoots to introduce AKUART by Kirei, a recycled-content and Low VOC acoustic panel series, where the panels also serve as a high re

Filed under: Wall Panels,

Keywords: Design, Interior Design, Acoustic Paneling, Acoustics, Caragreen, Kirei, Wall Panels, acoustic panels,

0 replies | 426 views | Posted on: 01/15/2021 | Last updated: 01/19/2021

GreenCE Webinar, Daylighting by Design, February 10, 12 pm EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

This course discusses the benefits of a thoughtfully-designed light control system and how to make it work for your project's natural- lighting and shading needs. The discussion emphases implement

Filed under: Designers,

Keywords: Design, Daylighting,

0 replies | 120 views | Posted on: 01/13/2021 | Last updated: 01/13/2021

GreenCE Webinar: Protect, Enhance and Maintain Glass with a High-Performance Glass Coating, February 3, 12 pm EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

This webinar will evaluate protective coatings as a solution for many common problems encountered during the life-cycle of a building. Some of the easily recognized benefits of a low maintenance coati

Filed under: Builders/Contractors ,

Keywords: High Performance Building, Glass, Windows,

0 replies | 193 views | Posted on: 01/13/2021 | Last updated: 01/14/2021

Return to Wellness, A Free Webinar Presented by Cambria: How Research will Transform Our Workplaces, January 14, 1 pm CST

by Cambria

We’ve become acutely aware of the power of the spaces where we work and live. The traditional workplace will change. But how much? Will we find ways to make people feel more secure, nurtured, cr

Filed under: Quartz Countertops,

Keywords: Design, Health, Resilience, Wellness, Offices, Cambria, Workplaces,

0 replies | 438 views | Posted on: 01/12/2021 | Last updated: 01/12/2021

More Renewables, or Improved Envelope? Exploring Paths to Net-Zero Energy in Affordable Housing, February 19, 5pm CST

by SarahA

When pursuing carbon neutrality for a new affordable housing development, what’s the best approach? More solar panels? An open-loop ground source heat pump system? Or improved building envelope

Filed under: Green Affordable Housing,

Keywords: Affordable Housing, Solar, Sustainable Energy, Passive House, Geothermal, renewables, Net zero, Building Envelope, Heat Pump,

0 replies | 68 views | Posted on: 01/11/2021 | Last updated: 01/11/2021

Green School Summit for Educators, Presented by the Center for Green Schools, Online, February 12 -13

by SarahA

Shifting From Crisis Management to Innovation: Teaching for a Sustainable Future

Learn from and connect with other classroom educators to explore the lessons we have learned from this year of virtu

Filed under: Green Schools,

Keywords: Green Schools, Center For Green Schools, K-12 Schools, Teaching, Outdoors, Educators,

0 replies | 88 views | Posted on: 01/11/2021 | Last updated: 01/18/2021

Perspectives on Resilience: Insurance and Credit Underwriting, February 9, 3pm - 4pm EDT

by SarahA

This webinar will examine how climate and resilience risk are impacting organizations through insurance, credit underwriting, and credit ratings. Attendees will get insights from industry practitioner

Filed under: Other Green Building - Other,

Keywords: Green Building, Climate Change, Resilience, insurance, Credit Underwriting, Credit Rating,

0 replies | 63 views | Posted on: 01/11/2021 | Last updated: 01/11/2021

Online: Green School Summit for School Leaders, Provided by the Center for Green Schools, February 4 - 5

by SarahA

Shifting from Crisis Management to Innovation: Leading for a Sustainable Future

Join school and district leaders from around the globe to share strategies for leading toward greener, healthier, and

Filed under: Green Schools,

Keywords: Social Equity, Justice, Green Schools, Center For Green Schools, K-12 Schools,

0 replies | 158 views | Posted on: 01/11/2021 | Last updated: 01/14/2021

Introducing Rainscreen Association in North America (RAiNA) - Supporting Performance-Driven RainScreen Assemblies

by Rate It Green Team

Do you work in the rainscreen market?  If so, or if you work in the building industry and the green building industry, you will definitely want to be aware of and perhaps join RAiNA, the Rain

Filed under: Industry Organizations and Associations,

Keywords: Walls, Wall assemblies, Ventilation, Moisture Management, Vapor Barriers, Rainscreens, RAiNA, Wall Systems, Thermal Layers, Drainage,

0 replies | 390 views | Posted on: 01/11/2021 | Last updated: 01/13/2021

Cambria’s Coordinates Collection - 14 New Quartz Surfaces Designed in Collaboration with Gensler

by Rate It Green Team


Green Builder Matt Hoots recently collaborated with Cambria’s Field Marketing Director Ellie Knips to bring Rate It Green Members and audience this video introduction to Cambria’s ne

Filed under: Quartz Countertops,

Related to: Quartz Countertops, Countertops,

Keywords: Green Building, Materials, Sustainability, Countertops, Cambria, Quartz Surfaces, Coordinates Collection,

0 replies | 715 views | Posted on: 01/08/2021 | Last updated: 01/09/2021

Webinar: Getting to Zero: Carbon Neutral Codes, January 28, 10-11 am, PST (Free)

by Connie NBI

For decades, U.S. building energy codes have centered on kilowatt-hour savings in buildings. But urgency on climate change is pressing us to rapidly address and mitigate carbon and other greenhouse ga

Filed under: Government Policies,

0 replies | 549 views | Posted on: 01/06/2021 | Last updated: 01/07/2021

Webinar: Risk Assessments: Evaluating Buildings Sites for Portfolio Resilience, February 2, 3 pm EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

This Better Buildings webinar will explore a variety of strategies commercial building owners can use to address climate-related risks and identify cost-effective strategies and improvements to protec

Filed under: Resilience,

Keywords: Green Building, Urban Resilience, Building Portfolio,

0 replies | 374 views | Posted on: 01/05/2021 | Last updated: 01/05/2021

Green Infrastructure and Low Impact Development Presentation, January 28, 8:30am - 10:30am CST

by SarahA

Innovations in Watershed Management: Green Infrastructure (GI) and Low Impact Development (LID) for Watershed Management

Join us on ZOOM, Thursday January 28th, 2021 from 9:30 am – 11:30 am (

Filed under: Resilience,

Keywords: Resiliency, Green Infrastructure, Low Impact Development, Watershed Planning, Flood Control,

0 replies | 420 views | Posted on: 01/02/2021 | Last updated: 01/02/2021

Webinar: Zero Carbon Zero Bills, Presented by Zero Carbon Home, January 21, 6pm CST

by SarahA

How to cut your heating bill, electric bill and carbon footprint to zero, by someone who has done it - David Green

This webinar is free. It will help you to save a lot of money and cut your carbon

Filed under: Green Building Finance ,

Keywords: Energy Efficiency, Sustainability, Solar Energy, Carbon Reduction, Net Zero Energy, Zero Carbon, Carbon Footprint, Zero Carbon Home,

0 replies | 602 views | Posted on: 01/02/2021 | Last updated: 01/02/2021

Free Webinar: Do Heat Pumps Save Energy and Increase Home Value? January 20, 11 am EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

Electrifying most fossil-fuel-burning applications provides a pathway to achieving cost-effective deep decarbonization of the economy. Heat pumps offer a feasible and energy-efficient way to electrify

Filed under: Energy,

Keywords: Energy, Heating and cooling systems, Heat Pumps,

0 replies | 564 views | Posted on: 12/31/2020 | Last updated: 12/31/2020

Webinar: State of the Voluntary Green Power Market, January 28, 1 pm EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

This annual webinar will focus primarily on the voluntary market, through which consumers and institutions voluntarily procure renewable energy for all or part of their electricity needs. The webinar

Filed under: Energy,

Keywords: Energy, Power Plants,

0 replies | 999 views | Posted on: 12/27/2020 | Last updated: 12/27/2020

Stone and Thin Brick Veneers from Eldorado Stone and Cultured Stone - Lighter and Easy to Install (Video)

by Rate It Green Team


Green Builder Matt Hoots brings you “live"* to the expo floor in this multi-part interview with Allie Roqueta, Marketing Brand Manager at Boral Stone Division, from&nbs

Filed under: Other,

Keywords: Walls, Stone Veneer, Cementitious Stone, Manufactured Stone, Thin Brick, Stone, Brick,

1 replies | 640 views | Posted on: 12/24/2020 | Last updated: 01/20/2021

 

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