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VIDEO: Solaria Lighting - Unique Designs Handmade in Nashville, Tennessee

Design,Lighting,Interior Design,Lights,Style

by Rate It Green Team

Matt Hoots had the opportunity to talk with Josh Walters at the 2020 Atlanta Build Expo to learn about Solaria Lighting and their really creative light fixtures.  Most of Solaria's lights are handmade in Nashville, Tenne… more...

  Filed under: Lighting

0 replies | 1608 views | Posted on: 07/22/2020 | Last updated: 08/04/2020

VIDEO: Low VOC, Recycled Rubber Flooring, from Rubber Floors and More

Flooring,Low VOC,Rubber Flooring,Floors,Recycled,Recycled Rubber

by Rate It Green Team

Join Matt Hoots at the 2020 Atlanta Build Expo as he talks to Alan Quinn about Rubber Floors and More.  Alan introduces the company's Low VOC rolled and interlocking rubber floors, made from recycled and then cleaned tires an… more...

  Filed under: Rubber Flooring

0 replies | 1372 views | Posted on: 07/23/2020 | Last updated: 08/04/2020

VIDEO: Azek - Recycled Content Decking and a More Realistic Grain Look

by Rate It Green Team

If you’re in the market for decking materials, check out Matt Hoots' interview with Patrick Barnds from Azek at the International Builders Show/Kitchen & Bathroom Show! Patrick shares a window into recent developments… more...

  Filed under: Decking

0 replies | 1287 views | Posted on: 07/29/2020 | Last updated: 08/04/2020

Custom Milled Plywood Seeks a New Home - a Unique Salvage Opportunity (Cambridge, MA)

Reclaimed Materials,Reuse,Millwork,Reclaimed Millwork,Salvage

by laurelbennett Boston Architect

4,000SF of commercial office space with a unique, custom-milled plywood interior architectural form is being renovated in Cambridge, MA. In an effort to keep this material out of a landfill, we are looking into opportunities&… more...

  Filed under: Other

2 replies | 524 views | Posted on: 07/27/2020 | Last updated: 07/31/2020

Webinar: How Monitoring-Based Commissioning Changes the Cx Business Model, September 10, 2 pm EDT

Building Commissioning,building automation,retrocommissioning,monitor-based commissioning

by EnergyManagementAssociation Non profit association

In the context of deploying automated fault detection on a university campus to deliver Monitoring-Based Commissioning services, this presentation discusses how MBCx changes the business model for Cx service providers. Learning Objective… more...

0 replies | 407 views | Posted on: 07/30/2020 | Last updated: 07/30/2020

Webinar: Conserving Energy through Building Enclosure Commissioning, December 10, 2 pm EST

Building Commissioning,Energy Efficiency,LEED V4,Energy Conservation,Energy Management,Building Enclosure,commissioning

by EnergyManagementAssociation Non profit association

What should a commissioning provider know to undertake Building Enclosure Commissioning (BECx) with the goal to conserve energy, specifically achieving target energy consumption levels for LEED v4 and in-service energy-efficient performance… more...

  Filed under: Energy Management

0 replies | 100 views | Posted on: 07/30/2020 | Last updated: 07/30/2020

FREE Greenbuilding Webinar: Daylighting by Design, Wednesday, August 5, 12 -1 pm EDT

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

This course discusses the benefits of a thoughtfully- designed light control system and how to make it work for your project's natural-lighting and shading needs. The discussion emphases implementing design methods including specificati… more...

  Filed under: Lighting

0 replies | 482 views | Posted on: 07/17/2020 | Last updated: 07/17/2020

Sustainable Building with Concrete, July 30, 1-2 PM, Boston, MA

Architecture,Materials,Sustainability,Construction,Concrete,built environment,Professionals

by Richard Minasian Student

This upcoming lecture with Heidi Jandris, a Technical Resource and Sustainability Manager at Jandris Block. This discussion is part of BSA Space's exhibition Durable: Sustainable Material Ecologies, Assemblies, and Cultures.&nbs… more...

  Filed under: Concrete

0 replies | 747 views | Posted on: 07/14/2020 | Last updated: 07/15/2020

Webinar: Bay Planning Coalition Expert Briefing: Greening our Transportation System, July 30, 9am PST

Transportation,California,Green Transportation

by samanthaklein Intern

Join Bay Planning Coalition’s Expert Briefing on Reducing Emissions in the Transportation Sector on July 30th from 9:00am -11:00am via Zoom Webinar. As the transportation sector accounts for the largest source of emission… more...

  Filed under: Transportation

0 replies | 303 views | Posted on: 06/23/2020 | Last updated: 07/02/2020

FREE Webinar: Taking Commercial Offices to Net Zero Carbon, July 1, 1pm EDT

Netzero,Energy Efficiency,Green Office Space,Green Office Building

by samanthaklein Intern

The release of the LETI Climate Emergency Design Guide in January and the UK Green Building Council targets for Commercial Offices in April have put Net Zero Carbon front of place in commercial office design. But how do we actually go about… more...

  Filed under: Energy Management

0 replies | 567 views | Posted on: 06/22/2020 | Last updated: 06/22/2020

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