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Green Building Myth Busting: Natural Ventilation - Do Your Walls Need to "Breathe?" (Video)

Green Building,Insulation,Weatherization,air sealing,Ventilation,Building Envelope,Air Barriers,Vapor Barriers,Green Myth Busting,Myth Busting

by Rate It Green Team

Welcome to the launch of the Green Building Myth Busters Series with Matt Hoots.  Matt’s and his coconspirators are about to bust some old misperceptions in the green building world wide open!  This week, Matt&rsquo… more...

  Filed under: Health and Air Quality

0 replies | 6414 views | Posted on: 12/24/2020 | Last updated: 05/23/2022

Lead Testing - Green Building Myth Busting, and DIY vs Professional Testing

Lead Paint,Lead,Lead Testing,Bath tubs,Plumbing Fixtures,Health,Safety,Myth Busting

by Rate It Green Team

Lead Testing for Tile and Plumbing Fixtures  When most of us think about lead testing, we’re typically thinking that lead might be in paint.  But did you know that lead can be in tile and even in plumbing fixtures? &n… more...

  Filed under: Health and Air Quality

0 replies | 1532 views | Posted on: 02/03/2022 | Last updated: 05/23/2022

Making Homes More Disaster Proof; Reaction to Grace & Corbett Lunsford and Matt Risinger

Resiliency,Resilience,air sealing,Electrification,Extreme Weather,Moisture,Corbett and Grace Lunsford,Matt Risinger,Matt Hoots

by Rate It Green Team

Our homes and buildings have to become more adaptable and resilient, which means they must be able to endure different conditions and changing occupant needs, and they must also be weather proof and able to recover from more … more...

  Filed under: Resilience

0 replies | 15 views | Posted on: 05/23/2022 | Last updated: 05/23/2022

NESEA Virtual Green Building Pro Tour: Affordable Passive Housing & Non-Profit Community Facility, June 18, 12:30pm

Affordable Housing,Passive House

by Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA)

Join this virtual Pro Tour to go behind-the-scenes with members of the team responsible for the Tree of Life project, a new building in Queens that will include 174 units of Passive House certified housing, a community health center, and a … more...

  Filed under: Green Affordable Housing

0 replies | 726 views | Posted on: 06/02/2021 | Last updated: 05/20/2022

NESEA Green Building Pro Tour: Carbon Neutral Mixed-Use Building In Hudson Valley, New Paltz, NY, May 13, 1 pm EST

Energy Efficiency,New York,Carbon neutral,Residential Buildings

by Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA)

For this green building tour, NESEA returns to the Hudson Valley for a tour of Zero Place, an award-winning mixed-use building, poised to bring the town of New Paltz 6 commercial and 46 residential units.  This four-story, 63,2… more...

  Filed under: Webinars

0 replies | 621 views | Posted on: 04/21/2022 | Last updated: 05/20/2022

2022 Affordable Housing Summit, June 14-15, 8 am EST

Affordable Housing,Healthy Building,Community Development,Equity

by samanthaklein Intern

Housing plays a critical role in the health and equity of neighborhoods and in their resiliency to the effects of climate change. Building affordable housing right now means accounting for these simultaneous crises with each project. It is … more...

  Filed under: Events

0 replies | 18 views | Posted on: 05/19/2022 | Last updated: 05/19/2022

Passive House For All Hybrid Conference 2022, June 10 and 17

Energy Efficiency,Passive House,Electrification,Equity,Embodied Carbon

by samanthaklein Intern

PHN 2022 is a national conference that will feature experts from across the interrelated disciplines of building efficiency, social equity, electrification, and embodied carbon. An Expo will feature leading manufacturers and service provide… more...

  Filed under: Events

0 replies | 14 views | Posted on: 05/19/2022 | Last updated: 05/19/2022

Webinar: Building Resilience -- Community as a Building Block of Resilience, June 3, 2:30 pm EDT

Urban Development,Community Resilience

by samanthaklein Intern

As American communities are confronted by compounded and systematic challenges, we need new models to build resilience for all people. Communities that are connected and empowered are better off today and more able to respond and recover wh… more...

  Filed under: Webinars

0 replies | 149 views | Posted on: 05/18/2022 | Last updated: 05/18/2022

May 26: Protecting Open Spaces Through Well Planned Cities, May 26, 6 pm PST

Sustainable Communities,Urban Resilience,California,Leadership,Cities

by samanthaklein Intern

This webinar will discuss how Bend, Oregon's open space advocates lead the successful move away from sprawl to a more dense, walkable, and vibrant cityscape. Bend had spent the last few decades struggling with the challenges rapid gr… more...

0 replies | 182 views | Posted on: 05/18/2022 | Last updated: 05/18/2022

June 2, Demand Control Ventilation, June 2, 10:30 am EDT

Energy Savings,Indoor Air Quality,Ventilation

by samanthaklein Intern

The advent of building management protocols resulting from COVID-19 combined with inflationary energy costs have made the topic of safely manage outdoor air ventilation rates without “breaking the bank” increasingly important. A… more...

  Filed under: Webinars

0 replies | 291 views | Posted on: 05/18/2022 | Last updated: 05/18/2022

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