Green Building Community

Rate It Green’s Community is a gathering place for connecting and sharing green building information and experiences. Add your thoughts and questions to our discussions, or create or join a group that interests you. With your participation, we can create a powerful resource and connect green builders across the globe.

Page 2 of 6

February Green Light Training: Advanced Controls – Types & Functions, Feb 22 in NYC

Lighting,LED Lighting,retrofits

by ella.nielsen44 Student

Join Building Energy Exchange for our four-part training series on lighting retrofits: Green Light. From energy code and regulation considerations and selection of LED and controls technology, to the development of the right … more...

  Filed under: Lighting

0 replies | 591 views | Posted on: 01/28/2019 | Last updated: 01/28/2019

Small Packaged Heat Pumps: Rethinking Everything, Webinar or Attend in Person, Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019 3:30-5:00 PM EST, Syracuse COE, NY

Energy Efficiency,HVAC,Heat Pumps

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Heat pumps are a key strategy for eliminating fossil fuel use, being promoted by everyone from savvy HVAC contractors to national environmental groups to city and state agencies, but split system heat pumps are costly. Wouldn't a small … more...

  Filed under: Heat Pumps

0 replies | 522 views | Posted on: 01/23/2019 | Last updated: 01/23/2019

Radon Gas Mitigation in New Construction - A Chance to Get it Right

by Stego Industries, LLC

Sub-slab soil vapor migration into building envelopes can pose a real threat to the longevity of building materials (i.e. flooring materials), affect energy efficiency, as well as impact indoor air quality and human health. Perhaps one of t… more...

  Filed under: Concrete

1 replies | 2206 views | Posted on: 05/29/2018 | Last updated: 07/23/2018

A quantum leap in Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency,Energy Savings,Carbon Reduction,consumption

by Smardt

REVOLUTIONARY ENERGY SAVINGS FOR THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT #Smardt is the pioneer and world leader in manufacturing high efficiency #oil-free #chillers.These high-efficiency chillers typically can save #building owners upto 50% of their annu… more...

0 replies | 205 views | Posted on: 07/03/2018 | Last updated: 07/03/2018

The World’s First Floating Wind Farm - Hywind's Promising Start in Scotland

Floating Wind Farms,Hywind,Statoil

by Eileen Flynn Student

Off the coast of Scotland, five turbines are stationed sporadically creating the world’s first offshore wind farm known as Hywind. Each tower stretches 575 ft. high and is anchored to the seabed and kept upright by 3,000 liters of sea wat… more...

  Filed under: Wind Energy

0 replies | 948 views | Posted on: 06/15/2018 | Last updated: 06/15/2018

Turn Leased Space into High Performance Space and How to Pay for it

Energy Efficiency,Tenants,retrofit finance

by ccayten

Join IFMA NYC for a discussion on energy efficiency best practices, case studies and resources for tenants to kick start their energy efficiency initiatives in their own office space. The event will feature presentations from representat… more...

  Filed under: Energy Management

0 replies | 145 views | Posted on: 05/31/2018 | Last updated: 05/31/2018

A Birdhouse Offers Free Wifi When the Air is Clean!

by YijunW

Do you know that Amsterdam has free wifi that is provided when air is clean in every street? TreeWifi, a state-of-the-art birdhouse, measures air pollution by lighting up to show how good or bad the air quality is in the neighborhood, a… more...

  Filed under: Other Products

0 replies | 2319 views | Posted on: 05/16/2018 | Last updated: 05/18/2018

MAPC-MassCEC Clean Heating and Cooling Workshop for Municipalities, April 4, 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

by admin

Join the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) at the upcoming Clean Heating and Cooling Workshop for Municipalities. The half-day workshop will feature a range of clean heating and… more...

0 replies | 488 views | Posted on: 04/05/2017 | Last updated: 10/02/2017

Seeking Recommendations for an Eco Friendly Gas Fireplace Insert

HVAC,Gas Fireplace

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Hello out there - Please reply if you know of a super and eco friendly fireplace insert? We've been repairing an old gas fireplace so many times, we just want to do an insert and know that it's going to work and be safe from non-expe… more...

  Filed under: Fireplaces and Stoves

2 replies | 1025 views | Posted on: 02/28/2017 | Last updated: 09/06/2017

Solar in the City: Designing PV for High-Density Areas June 13th 12:30pm-1:30pm EST

High Density Areas

by Matt Z. Student

The rapid decline in costs, paired with the availability of incentives at both state and federal levels, make going solar now better than ever. However, significant challenges remain for designing and constructing solar photovoltaic systems… more...

  Filed under: Solar Energy

0 replies | 1063 views | Posted on: 06/05/2017 | Last updated: 06/05/2017

Page 2 of 6


Please be kind and respectful!

Please make sure to be respectful of the organizations and companies, and other Rate It Green members that make up our community. We welcome praise and advice and even criticism but all posted content and ratings should be constructive in nature. For guidance on what constitutes suitable content on the Rate It Green site, please refer to the User Agreement and Site Rules.

The opinions, comments, ratings and all content posted by member on the Rate It Green website are the comments and opinions of the individual members who posts them only and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies or policies of Rate It Green. Rate It Green Team Members will monitor posted content for unsuitable content, but we also ask for the participation of community members in helping to keep the site a comfortable and open public forum of ideas. Please email all questions and concerns to