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Webinar: The Future of Cars is Electric, April 27, 6 pm EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

Thinking about buying an electric vehicle (EV)? Maybe you’ve been hearing all of the news about car manufacturers phasing out gas-powered vehicles and you’re wondering if an EV could be fo

Filed under: Electric Vehicles,

Keywords: Electric Vehicles, cars, vehicles,

0 replies | 20 views | Posted on: 04/10/2021 | Last updated: 04/11/2021

Free Green Building Webinar: Post-Pandemic Sustainable Design for Restrooms, Locker Rooms, and Public Spaces, April 22, 12 pm EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

In the wake of COVID-19, people expect more from the facilities they use daily. Public spaces, especially restrooms and locker rooms, must be clean, hygienic, and accessible for everyone to use. Empha

Filed under: Health and Air Quality,

Keywords: Sustainability, Public Health, restrooms, locker rooms, Covid-19,

0 replies | 15 views | Posted on: 04/10/2021 | Last updated: 04/10/2021

Whole House Humidity Control - Dehumidification and Humidification, with Aprilaire (Video)

by Rate It Green Team


Two building industry experts get on a Zoom, one in Wisconsin and one in Georgia…  There’s a lot to discuss about humidity!  

In all seriousness, Aprilaire’s Jose


Filed under: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC),

Keywords: Humidity, AprilAire, Humidification, Dehumidification, Humidity Control,

0 replies | 28 views | Posted on: 04/08/2021 | Last updated: 04/08/2021

Sustainability Symposium 2021: Into the Light, April 21-22

by samanthaklein // Intern

COVID, along with unbridled social unrest, historic wildfires, and devastating superstorms, rocked us to our core in 2020. With a vaccine around the corner, light is appearing at the end of the tunnel

Filed under: Resilience,

Keywords: Green Building, Equality, Resilience, Covid-19,

0 replies | 83 views | Posted on: 04/08/2021 | Last updated: 04/09/2021

Webinar: GPRO Fundamentals of Building Green, April 23, 9 am EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

This course will provide a better understanding of high-performance building, including sales or administrative staff in real estate, construction, architecture or engineering, workforce development p

Filed under: Energy,

Keywords: Green Building, Energy, High Performance Building, Construction,

0 replies | 81 views | Posted on: 04/07/2021 | Last updated: 04/07/2021

Free Green Building Webinar: The Wave of the Future: Sustainable Hand Dryer Solutions, April 21, 12-1 pm EDT

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

In this one-hour course, we will discuss how hand dryers have evolved from the first generation of hand dryers to the efficient, hygienic wave of the present and future. Examining the newest features

Keywords: Electric Hand Dryers, restrooms, Hand Dryers, Commercial Restrooms,

1 replies | 149 views | Posted on: 04/05/2021 | Last updated: 04/09/2021

Free Green Building Webinar: Sustainable + Contemporary Commercial Restroom Materials, April 8, 12pm EDT

by Ashley Freeman

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

1 replies | 477 views | Posted on: 04/02/2021 | Last updated: 04/09/2021

Free Green Building Webinar: Polyiso - The Next Generation Air & Water Resistive Barrier, Wednesday, April 7, 12 - 1pm EDT

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

Filed under: Insulation,

Keywords: Insulation, Polyiso, Air Barriers, Water barriers,

1 replies | 605 views | Posted on: 04/02/2021 | Last updated: 04/09/2021

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

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

Filed under: Global GreenTag,

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

0 replies | 242 views | Posted on: 04/02/2021 | Last updated: 04/02/2021

Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, Visit the Virtual Village Online, April 12-14

by Ashley Freeman

The U.S. Department of Energy is excited to announce the opening of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon® Virtual Village on Monday, April 12.

The Virtual Village will showca

Filed under: Contests and Votes,

Keywords: Architecture, Solar Decathlon, engineering, Design, Building, Construction, Buildings, Emerging Green Building Professionals,

0 replies | 869 views | Posted on: 04/01/2021 | Last updated: 04/02/2021

USGBC NCR Webinar: LEED Commercial Case Study - Eisenhower Memorial, April 15, 2 pm EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

The Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial has achieved U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certification. For the U.S. National Park Service (NPS) and

Filed under: Webinars,

Keywords: Energy, LEED, DC,

0 replies | 59 views | Posted on: 03/27/2021 | Last updated: 03/27/2021

Biophilic Design Virtual Symposium, March, 1pm-5pm EDT

by Ashley Freeman

Biophilic design is more than just indoor greenery and proximity to plants. There are 14 different patterns of biophilic design that include everything from light and sound to how items are arranged i

Filed under: Green Building Jobs,

Related to: Kitchen Cleaners,

Keywords: Green Building, biophilic design, Covid-19,

0 replies | 363 views | Posted on: 03/23/2021 | Last updated: 03/23/2021

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

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

Filed under: Certifications/Labels and Transparency ,

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

0 replies | 293 views | Posted on: 03/22/2021 | Last updated: 03/23/2021

Biophilic Design Virtual Symposium, Presented by Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, March 25, 1pm EDT

by SarahA

Biophilic design is more than just indoor greenery and proximity to plants. There are 14 different patterns of biophilic design that include everything from light and sound to how items are arranged i

Filed under: Urban Planning,

Keywords: Sustainability, Health, built environment, biophilic design, Covid-19,

0 replies | 837 views | Posted on: 03/17/2021 | Last updated: 03/18/2021

Online: Multifamily Retrofits Playbooks Launch, March 24, 9 am EDT

by SarahA

To meet future stringent efficiency and carbon regulations, upgrades to buildings should be approached proactively and not in response to system failures or unexpected tenant turnover. Building owners

Filed under: Resilience,

Keywords: HVAC, Passive House, Retrofit, Green Buildings, Deep Retrofits, Higher Performance, Envelopes,

0 replies | 382 views | Posted on: 03/17/2021 | Last updated: 03/17/2021

Online: Reopening buildings in the age of COVID-19: Evaluating your HVAC systems, March 30, 8am-9:30am CST

by Ashley Freeman

This ASHRAE course is meant to discuss the process of evaluating your HVAC systems in the age of COVID-19 and the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Similar to a retro-commissioning process, the systems analysis for v

Filed under: Online Courses,

Related to: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC),

Keywords: HVAC, engineering, Chicago, Wisconsin, Covid-19 Online Meetings, Slipstream, HVAC Controls,

0 replies | 45 views | Posted on: 03/17/2021 | Last updated: 03/17/2021

All About Ducted Mini Splits - Free CE Webinar, April 7, 12pm EDT

by Ashley Freeman

This session is a follow up to "Introduction to Fully Ducted Heat Pumps for All Electric Heating & Cooling." It reviews different types of ducted indoor units, the special design conside

Filed under: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC),

Keywords: HVAC, Heat Pumps, Minisplit,

0 replies | 754 views | Posted on: 03/15/2021 | Last updated: 03/15/2021

Webinar: You have a data center - Now what? Stories from the field, April 6, 3 pm EDT

by Ashley Freeman

Gain insight into energy efficiency from organizations that have prioritized their data centers as an opportunity for savings. As organizations increasingly rely on data centers as mission critical op

Filed under: Energy,

Keywords: Energy Efficiency, Cost Savings, Better Buildings,

0 replies | 753 views | Posted on: 03/15/2021 | Last updated: 03/15/2021

Online: USGBC Virginia Presents: LEED Zero Project Showcase, April 1, 2- 3:30 pm EDT

by Ashley Freeman

Ranked 8th on USGBC's Top 10 LEED states and home to the first LEED Zero School, Discovery Elementary, Virginia is a national leader in sustainability and net-zero energy trailblazer. This project

Filed under: Information and Resources ,

Related to: Other,

Keywords: LEED Certification, usbgc,

0 replies | 362 views | Posted on: 03/15/2021 | Last updated: 03/15/2021

Women in Sustainability - Eco-Ableism: Disabilities & Environmentalism, March 31, 12:30 pm EDT, Webinar

by Ashley Freeman

A discussion of the intersections between disability, ableism, and environmental justice.

 

Filed under: Webinars,

Related to: Information and Resources ,

Keywords: Sustainability, eco-albelism, Environmentalism,

0 replies | 658 views | Posted on: 03/15/2021 | Last updated: 03/15/2021

Online: USGBC Tennessee Presents: LEED Project Showcase ,Vanderbilt University, March 31, 11:30 am- 1:00 pm

by Ashley Freeman

Vanderbilt University has been honored with a 2020 Leadership Award from the U.S. Green Building Council for the institution’s achievements in green building and its commitment to creating a hea

Related to: Other,

Keywords: usbgc,

0 replies | 257 views | Posted on: 03/15/2021 | Last updated: 03/15/2021

Blueprint Webinar Series: The Evolution of Sustainability Programs, April 23, 12 - 1 pm EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

Join this webinar to learn how ESG goals have expanded over time, from basic energy, water, and waste considerations to climate adaptation and resilience, health and well-being, social and racial equi

Filed under: Energy,

Keywords: Energy, Energy Efficiency, Health, Resilience, Net Zero Energy,

0 replies | 563 views | Posted on: 03/13/2021 | Last updated: 03/14/2021

Free Webinar: Entrance Matting CPD, April 22, 10 am BST

by samanthaklein // Intern

During this 1 hour webinar, you will learn about the functions and applications of the various types of entrance matting, fire safety standards, how sustainable entrance matting can contribute towards

Filed under: Flooring,

Keywords: Design, Fire Safety, Construction, CPD, entrance matting,

0 replies | 410 views | Posted on: 03/13/2021 | Last updated: 03/13/2021

USGBC Webinar: The Zero-Energy Economy, April 21, 10:30 am EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

In its second generation, the USGBC is guided by our four pillars: sustainability, resiliency, health, and equity.  Now more than ever it is important to examine our programming through each

Filed under: Energy,

Keywords: Energy, Economy, Net Zero Energy,

0 replies | 823 views | Posted on: 03/13/2021 | Last updated: 03/13/2021

Exploring the Environmental, Health and Community Benefits of Electric Lawn and Garden Equipment with EcoQuiet's George Carrette (Video)

by Rate It Green Team


George Carrette is greening lawn care, one lawn at a time.  George has owned and operated EcoQuiet Lawn Care in Massachusetts since 2014.  After George studied Horticulture at UMass Am

Filed under: Landscaping and Land Management,

Keywords: Fossil Fuels, Pollution, Electrification, Lawn care, Lawncare, Lawns, Backyard, Yards, Gas equipment,

0 replies | 334 views | Posted on: 03/13/2021 | Last updated: 03/22/2021

 

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