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2021 Aprilaire Evaporative Humidifiers – Installs, Specs and Benefits, Thursday December 9, 3 - 4 pm EST

by Aprilaire

Join us for a technical discussion on our complete lineup of power and bypass evaporative humidifiers. We’ll cover installation techniques, specifications and various applications. Learn everyth

Filed under: Humidity Control Equipment,

Keywords: Humidification, Evaporative Humidifiers, Humidifiers,

0 replies | 83 views | Posted on: 12/03/2021 | Last updated: 12/03/2021

Moisture and How it Effects the Build: Part 2, December 2, 4 pm EST


Join ROCKWOOL to discuss the building science behind continuous insulation, how much is enough and discussing projects that have used continuous insulation.

Returning ROCKstars Chris Laumer-Gi

Filed under: Mineral Wool Insulation,

Keywords: ROCKWOOL, Stone Wool, Mineral Wool, Stone Wool Insulation, Mineral Wool Insulation,

0 replies | 152 views | Posted on: 11/30/2021 | Last updated: 11/30/2021

Free Green Building Webinar: Creating Flexible Spaces Using Vertical Openings, December 21, 12 -1 pm

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

This one-hour course discusses vertical opening systems, how they’re built, differences in operation, and typical uses for interior and exterior applications. We will also consider features that

Keywords: Vertical Openings, Vertical Opening Systems,

0 replies | 165 views | Posted on: 11/30/2021 | Last updated: 11/30/2021

Home Improvement in a Warming World: Case Studies in Creating a More Energy-Efficient House (Recorded: Available On Demand)

by Rate It Green Team

Recently, three homeowners walked through their home energy retrofit experiences as part of a compelling MetroWest Climate Solutions Presentation about reducing fossil fuel consumption and decarbonizi

Filed under: Energy,

Keywords: Energy Efficiency, MetroWest Climate Solutions, Casey Studies, HeatSmart Alliance,

0 replies | 83 views | Posted on: 11/29/2021 | Last updated: 11/29/2021

CxA Workshop On-Demand + Live Q&A session with Instructors, December 9

by AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)

Commissioning (CxA) Workshop on demand (watch at your convenience or livestream on December 9, 11:00 am Eastern): This 3-hr pre-recorded video will cover all aspects of commissioning ranging from proj

Filed under: Building Commissioning/Measurement/Verification,

Keywords: Building Commissioning,

0 replies | 251 views | Posted on: 11/28/2021 | Last updated: 11/28/2021

Vermont's Greenest Buildings Virtual Tour, Online and Free, December 8, 12 - 1pm

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Join the Vermont Green Building Network (VGBN) for a virtual tour of some of Vermont's greenest buildings. During this lunch time webinar, Kate Stephenson of HELM Construction Solutions will lead

Keywords: Green Building Tour, Vermont, Green Building Tours, Vermont Green Building Network (VGBN),

0 replies | 261 views | Posted on: 11/27/2021 | Last updated: 11/29/2021

Gas to Grass: Balancing Embodied and Operational Carbon through Passive Strawbale, December 7, 6 pm EST

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Embodied Carbon on your mind and in your project? Join Abby Meuser-Herr and Elizabeth Turner for a webinar to explore the trade-offs between a focus on embodied vs. operational carbon and understand t

Keywords: Strawbale,

0 replies | 328 views | Posted on: 11/27/2021 | Last updated: 11/27/2021

Net Zero Culture, Powered by BusinessGreen & part of the Net Zero Festival, December 7

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Net Zero Culture will take place live on 7 December 2021 (all content also available on demand).

The net zero transition can only be delivered by people - the skills they master, the communities th

0 replies | 690 views | Posted on: 11/23/2021 | Last updated: 11/23/2021

2021 - A Tipping Point Year? Presented by Electrify Now, December 8, 3 pm EST

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

A lot has happened in 2021 to be excited about if you are a clean energy junkie. Have we built momentum toward a clean energy future?

Join Electrify Now for a roundtable discussion on the bigg

Filed under: Energy,

Keywords: clean energy, Emissions, Carbon, Decarbonization, Electrification,

0 replies | 1289 views | Posted on: 11/15/2021 | Last updated: 11/15/2021

Free Green Building Webinar: Assessing and Reducing Embodied Carbon, December 7, 11 am - 12 noon

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Building materials and construction represent 11% of global CO2 emissions. In this webinar, move from theoretical assessment and reduction to practice as panelists share real-world examples of tacklin

Keywords: Department of Energy, Decarbonization, Electrification, Embodied Carbon, Embodied Energy, Better Buildings Initiative,

0 replies | 1151 views | Posted on: 11/13/2021 | Last updated: 11/13/2021

Better Buildings Webinar: Put Your Money on It -- Investing in Energy Efficiency, November 30, 3 pm EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

Many financial institutions require long-term performance data before investing in products or projects – energy efficiency lending is no exception. A forthcoming report from Berkeley Lab provid

Filed under: Energy,

Keywords: Energy Efficiency, Sustainable Investing, Energy Economics and Financial Analysis,

0 replies | 549 views | Posted on: 11/13/2021 | Last updated: 11/13/2021

Take a Virtual High Performance Home Tour with ZeroEnergy Design

by Rate It Green Team


Check out ZeroEnergy Design’s Belmont, MA high performance home, and take this online tour at your convenience:!  ZED&rsq

Filed under: Architects ,

Keywords: Net Zero Energy, ZeroEnergy Design, Low Carbon Living, Net Zero Energy Home,

0 replies | 723 views | Posted on: 11/12/2021 | Last updated: 11/30/2021

Women in Cleantech & Sustainability, 10 Year Anniversary Virtual Summit, November 10, 5 pm PT / 8 pm ET

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Help ignite this decade of critical climate action at Women in Cleantech & Sustainability's 10th Anniversary Virtual Summit. Join leaders, young activists and our community to vision in t

0 replies | 556 views | Posted on: 11/05/2021 | Last updated: 11/05/2021

Free CE Webinar: Intro to Real-Time Indoor Air Quality Metrics and Scores, December 1, 12 pm EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

This webinar will discuss indoor air quality metrics such as CO2, VOCS, PM2.5, Humidity, and more, why it is important to measure these, how they are measured, and briefly cover ways to remedy issues

Filed under: Health and Air Quality,

Keywords: Indoor Air Quality, Humidity,

0 replies | 890 views | Posted on: 11/04/2021 | Last updated: 11/04/2021

Affordable Efficiency Series, Online: Continuous Insulation Unwrapped: Moisture and How It Impacts the Build, November 4, 4 pm EST


This session our discussion will revolve around moisture, but not any kind of moisture.  We will be discussing moisture of condensing surfaces and dew point and how continuous insulatio

Filed under: Mineral Wool Insulation,

Keywords: Insulation, Moisture Control, ROCKWOOL, Stone Wool, Stone Wool Insulation, Mineral Wool Insulation, Moisture Management, Dew Point, Condensation,

0 replies | 521 views | Posted on: 10/29/2021 | Last updated: 10/29/2021

Free Virtual Symposium: Innovative Energy and Climate Solutions for the Built Environment 2021, November 12-14

by samanthaklein // Intern

Climate change is a significant global issue. To reduce climate change, actions from every sector are required. The building sector has great potential to increase its use of clean energy, to use

Filed under: Energy,

Keywords: Energy, Innovation, Climate Solutions, built environment,

0 replies | 930 views | Posted on: 10/29/2021 | Last updated: 10/29/2021

HVAC Efficiency and Commissioning (a scary story)

by Roy R // Engineer working on living a sustainable life

As part of a major renovation of a 100 year old building that houses 46 students we added per circuit electricity consumption monitoring.  A month after the building was re-occupied we

Filed under: Heating, Venting and Air-Conditioning (HVAC),

Related to: Services,

2 replies | 985 views | Posted on: 10/28/2021 | Last updated: 11/02/2021

AIA Webinar: The Carbon Balance of the Built Environment, November 18, 8:30 am EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

Carbon in the built environment is a larger contributor to global emissions that affect the climate. All participants of the Paris Climate Agreement have to meet certain GHG reduction targets. Meeting

Filed under: Energy,

Keywords: Energy Efficiency, Carbon, Resilience, Paris Agreement, Life Cycle Analysis,

0 replies | 4486 views | Posted on: 10/27/2021 | Last updated: 10/27/2021

GreenCE Webinar: Copper - Essential Element of Sustainable and Resilient Design, November 18, 12 pm EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

In this one-hour course, you will learn copper’s contribution to sustainability in the built environment. Leave the program with a better understanding of how copper enables our world to work mo

Filed under: Designers,

Keywords: Design, Resilience, Copper,

0 replies | 888 views | Posted on: 10/27/2021 | Last updated: 10/27/2021

The Ghost of 1953 - An Installation Story 

by RichardL // Improving NOI through water/energy conservation

It appeared to be a typical installation—or so it seemed. The bright and crisp fall morning of Santa Monica, California, boasted the fragrant perfume of night blooming jasmine coalesced with oce

Filed under: Water Conservation,

Keywords: Water Conservation, Plumbing, Green Plumbing, Leak Detection, Leak Monitoring, Scary Building Stories, Toilet Sensors,

0 replies | 121 views | Posted on: 10/23/2021 | Last updated: 10/24/2021

Indoor airPLUS & Green Built Homes: Green Built Alliance Fall 2021 Workshop, November 18, 2-4pm

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Learn about the indoor air quality requirements of two popular green-building certification programs: Indoor airPLUS and Green Built Homes.

This course covers the indoor air quality requirements of

Keywords: Green Built Alliance,

0 replies | 739 views | Posted on: 10/22/2021 | Last updated: 10/22/2021

10th U.S. C3E Women in Clean Energy Symposium & Awards, Justice and Equity in Clean Energy, November 3-4,

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Clean energy, environmental justice, and social equity are at a critical juncture in the United States. All Americans should share in the benefits of the energy transition regardless of income, race,

0 replies | 615 views | Posted on: 10/21/2021 | Last updated: 10/21/2021

Garage Fire Safety & Indoor Air Quality Issues

by Rate It Green Team


Attached garages sure offer comfort and convenience, allowing occupants to move from vehicles into the built environment without risking expose to the elements. In this "Fresh Air Fri

Filed under: Health and Air Quality,

Keywords: Fire Safety, HVAC, Indoor Air Quality, IAQ, Ventilation, Garage, Garages,

0 replies | 1053 views | Posted on: 10/21/2021 | Last updated: 10/23/2021

Paint and Drywall Moisture Failures Due to Improper Caulking - Prevention, and Solutions

by Rate It Green Team

What can can pass through your walls with ease, and cause all kinds of problems, but is not a ghost?  There is more than one possible answer actually, but for this next installment in our &

Filed under: Painting Exterior,

Keywords: Paint, Exterior Paint, Exterior Painting, Caulking, Caulk,

0 replies | 1341 views | Posted on: 10/19/2021 | Last updated: 10/19/2021

GreenCE Webinar: Post-Pandemic Sustainable Design for Public Spaces, November 15, 12 pm EST

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: Green Facilities,

Keywords: Design, Public Health, Eco Friendly Restrooms, locker rooms, pandemic,

0 replies | 1360 views | Posted on: 10/17/2021 | Last updated: 10/17/2021


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