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Virtual Tradeshow, Presented by Solar Power International, October 21 - 22

Energy Efficiency,Renewable Energy,Solar Energy,Solar Installation,Solar Power International

by SarahA

Participate in SPI, ESI, and North America Smart Energy Week from your home or office. Registration is free! Available now: Browse exhibitors and products, with more being added daily. October 21-22:  Hop online for a u… more...

  Filed under: Solar Energy

0 replies | 6 views | Posted on: 09/27/2020 | Last updated: 09/27/2020

VIDEO: Huber’s AdvanTech Subflooring Panels - Water Resistant, Dimensionally Stable, Solidly Designed

by Rate It Green Team

In this video, builder and green building expert Matt Hoots shares his personal experience with Huber’s Advantech subflooring panels.  This is a product he has worked with for over 20 years and uses on the majority of his job… more...

  Filed under: Flooring

0 replies | 80 views | Posted on: 09/21/2020 | Last updated: 09/21/2020

FREE Greenbuilding Webinar: Get In On The Ground Floor: Modern, Sustainable Healthcare Flooring, September 24, 12-1 pm EDT


by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

In this one-hour course, design professionals will gain in-depth knowledge of sustainable, resilient fluid-applied flooring. It will discuss how it solves many issues present in both resilient flooring and fluid-applied flooring by providin… more...

  Filed under: Flooring

1 replies | 423 views | Posted on: 09/16/2020 | Last updated: 09/17/2020

VIDEO: Spot Energy Recovery Ventilation (ERV) - Designed for One Location (vs Whole House)

by Rate It Green Team

Learn about spot energy recovery ventilation (designed for one room/location) in this “unboxing” video, and… meet Matt’s dog, Oliver!  Matt reviews the components of an Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV) and … more...

0 replies | 204 views | Posted on: 09/13/2020 | Last updated: 09/14/2020

VIDEO: A Quick Look at Mitsubishi Electric's 2020 Residential HVAC Models - Great Gains in Energy Efficiency

by Rate It Green Team

At the International Builders Show and Kitchen and Bath Show, Matt Hoots had the opportunity to talk with Chad Gillespie from Mitsubishi Electric to review what’s new in their residential offerings for 2020.  Chad r… more...

0 replies | 627 views | Posted on: 09/06/2020 | Last updated: 09/06/2020

VIDEO: An Introduction to AprilAire's Home Ventilation Solutions

by Rate It Green Team

  In this video, Patrick Dougherty shares an introduction to Aprilaire's whole house ventilation and healthy home solutions with Matt Hoots at the International Builders Show/Kitchen & Bathroom Show.  Indo… more...

0 replies | 49 views | Posted on: 08/31/2020 | Last updated: 09/01/2020

Webinar: 2020 Healthcare Lighting Trends, Presented by Slipstream, September 16, 12 pm EDT


by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

How does the healthcare industry use lighting for function, patient wellness, and health? Which healthcare industry lighting practice trends should you follow? Join us for this informative webinar on LED lighting in healthcare facilities. W… more...

  Filed under: Lighting

0 replies | 613 views | Posted on: 08/27/2020 | Last updated: 08/27/2020

VIDEO: Learning about Smarter Refrigerant Management with Trakref

by Rate It Green Team

This interview with Tedd Atwood of Trakref and Matt Hoots is a must listen for building owners and operators/managers.  Managing refrigerants better will save money and energy and equipment life. It’s really worth everyone … more...

  Filed under: Software

1 replies | 702 views | Posted on: 08/24/2020 | Last updated: 08/27/2020

Webinar: High Performance Residential Buildings (featuring Rockwool Insulation!), August 27, 11:30 am EST

Green Building,High Performance Homes,Rockwool

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

The High Performance Residential Buildings webinar is an engaging one hour seminar presented by guest speaker, Chris Laumer-Giddens, co-owner of architecture and construction firm LG Squared. Chris will walk you through his journey desig… more...

  Filed under: Mineral Wool Insulation

0 replies | 667 views | Posted on: 08/22/2020 | Last updated: 08/22/2020

Webinar: Legionella Basics in a COVID-19 World, August 27, 2pm EST

HVAC,Air Quality,Water,Air,Legionnaires Disease,Legionnella

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Join us on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. EST for a one-hour discussion of Legionnella, the bacteria that can grow in building HVAC and water systems and causes Legionnaires Disease, a severe, and sometimes fatal, form of pneum… more...

0 replies | 620 views | Posted on: 08/21/2020 | Last updated: 08/21/2020

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