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AIA Webinar: A Holistic Approach to Windows in Sustainable Design, December 9, 2 pm EST

Design,Windows

by samanthaklein Intern

AIA Webinar: A Holistic Approach to Windows in Sustainable Design This presentation addresses the role of windows in sustainable design, covers how buildings use energy and how efficient windows properly integrated in the design can impr… more...

0 replies | 141 views | Posted on: 11/23/2021 | Last updated: 11/24/2021

Virtual Green Manufacturing Tour - Allegheny Mountain Hardwood Flooring, December 7, 9-10:30 AM

Architecture,Design,Flooring,Sustainable Materials,Hardwood Flooring,Green Manufacturing,Wood products

by Richard Minasian Student

Every year GBA loves to get an in-depth look at Allegheny Mountain Hardwood Flooring (AMHF) – a family operation in Emlenton, PA. The three-part tour is normally done in person, but this year we will use technology to naviga… more...

  Filed under: Flooring

0 replies | 281 views | Posted on: 11/19/2021 | Last updated: 11/20/2021

Take a Virtual High Performance Home Tour with ZeroEnergy Design

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

by Rate It Green Team

  Check out ZeroEnergy Design’s Belmont, MA high performance home, and take this online tour at your convenience: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kwQjDvc_XSU!  ZED’s Matt Genaze and Auburndale Builders… more...

  Filed under: Architects

0 replies | 517 views | Posted on: 11/12/2021 | Last updated: 11/18/2021

Design Practice Exchange - Navigating the [Post] Pandemic Design Terrain, November 19, 8 am EDT

Design,New York,Economy,Wellness,pandemic

by samanthaklein Intern

The Design + Practice Exchange (DPE) is a one-and-a-half-day symposium of compelling conversations and design presentations centering on the voices of women in architecture. The Women in Architecture Committee of AIA New York and the Boston… more...

  Filed under: Designers

0 replies | 1165 views | Posted on: 11/03/2021 | Last updated: 11/03/2021

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 noticed that the kitchen panel was consu… more...

2 replies | 760 views | Posted on: 10/28/2021 | Last updated: 11/02/2021

Home Electrification Series Webinar: Mechanical Systems, November 23, 7 pm EDT

Green Home,Electrification,Mechanical System

by samanthaklein Intern

The third session of Home Electrification Series will explore options for heating your home with electricity instead of fossil fuels. This webinar will explain different types of heat pumps available (air source heat pumps, ground… more...

  Filed under: Electric Services

0 replies | 569 views | Posted on: 10/31/2021 | Last updated: 10/31/2021

Webinar: Home Electrification Series: Building Envelope, November 9, 7 pm EDT

Insulation,Weatherization,air sealing,Electrification,Building Envelope,Heating

by samanthaklein Intern

In the second session of our Home Electrification Series, we’ll review how to assess and improve your home’s building envelope, including insulation and air sealing. Before you look to replace any of your fossil fuel heating sys… more...

  Filed under: Electric Services

0 replies | 762 views | Posted on: 10/29/2021 | Last updated: 10/29/2021

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

Design,Resilience,Copper

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 more efficiently, its contribution t… more...

  Filed under: Designers

0 replies | 887 views | Posted on: 10/27/2021 | Last updated: 10/27/2021

Free USGBC Webinar: Find and Select Better Materials Today: Free Training by ecomedes, November 17, 10 am EST

Healthy Building Materials,Materials,High Performance Building,Manufacturing

by samanthaklein Intern

Reduce the time it takes to search for the best materials for your LEED or green building project, learn how to list a product, automate a product's LEED documentation process with one click, and promote a product as "Verified for … more...

  Filed under: Materials Recovery

0 replies | 702 views | Posted on: 10/26/2021 | Last updated: 10/27/2021

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

Paint,Exterior Paint,Exterior Painting,Caulking,Caulk

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 “Scary Building Stories,” we&… more...

  Filed under: Painting Exterior

0 replies | 1324 views | Posted on: 10/19/2021 | Last updated: 10/19/2021

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