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Passive House Verification Online Workshop: What to Expect When You're Expecting a Passive House, May 21, 12 pm EST

Passive House

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

This presentation focuses on the technical requirements of PHIUS verification for both single family and multifamily dwellings. While some requirements, such as blower door testing, are generally well understood by Passive House designers, … more...

  Filed under: Passive House

0 replies | 231 views | Posted on: 05/19/2020 | Last updated: 05/19/2020

Press Conference with Passive House Institute Founder Dr. Wolfgang Feist (Online) - Building the Future Sustainably, May 19, 1pm

Passive House

by GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction

Join the Passive House Institute’s founder Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Feist and gain insight into the global building industry today and what it could be tomorrow: Sustainable, comfortable and healthy. Prof. Feist will discuss Passive House, the … more...

  Filed under: Passive House

0 replies | 601 views | Posted on: 05/06/2020 | Last updated: 05/06/2020

USGBC Virtual Town Hall Executive Meeting: Hosted by USGBC Florida, Monday, May 11 9-11 am


by USGBC - United States Green Building Council

A lot has changed over the past few weeks that is impacting our daily lives, but one thing has not: sustainability and resiliency are still at the core of building healthy, efficient and equitable buildings and communities. Our vision for t… more...

  Filed under: LEED (USGBC)

0 replies | 503 views | Posted on: 04/30/2020 | Last updated: 04/30/2020

Living Future 20 Unconference (Now Digital!), May 7 - 8

International Living Future Institute,Living Future

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

**Due to the current health crisis, Living Future Institute has moved the Living Future 20 Unconference (LF20) online.   The Living Future unConference is a platform for the green building movement’s most innova… more...

  Filed under: Living Building Challenge

0 replies | 2367 views | Posted on: 03/16/2020 | Last updated: 04/28/2020

LEED for Homes v4 Green Rater 3-Day Online Training, May 11-13, Hosted by GreenHomeInstitute - Discount for Rate It Green Members!

LEED,USGBC,LEED for Homes,Green Rater,Green Raters,GreenHome Institute

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

With over 2 million LEED® for Homes™ registered spaces worldwide, LEED is the international rating system to ensure residential buildings are better. LEED requires third-party on-site verification and performance testing by a… more...

0 replies | 920 views | Posted on: 04/26/2020 | Last updated: 04/26/2020

Webinar: Green Advantage Certification Overview, April 16, 1-1:30 pm Pacific

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

"This is a complimentary webinar open to our USGBC-LA community, both members and the general public.  See you online!"   Everyone knows it takes a qualified team to build a high performance, healthy building. Yet … more...

0 replies | 918 views | Posted on: 03/30/2020 | Last updated: 04/06/2020

Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant (CPHD/C) - Online Training, March 30-April 3, New York, NY

Passive House,Resilience,Energy Grid

by abu417 Climate Connoisseur. Eco-Maniac. Solar Sommelier.

Please note: This training will be given online only and not in person. Instructions to follow once you have signed up. All days and times remain the same.   With 5 days of in-class instruction, and additional e-learning modules … more...

0 replies | 894 views | Posted on: 03/14/2020 | Last updated: 03/17/2020

Global GreenTag Launches the World’s First Modern Slavery Transparency Declaration

by Rate It Green Team

“The time has come for Modern Slavery to be removed from history,”    -Mary-Lou Kelly, Global GreenTag, Managing Director   The Global GreenTag Modern Slavery Transparency Declaration (Global GreenTag MS… more...

0 replies | 1408 views | Posted on: 03/05/2020 | Last updated: 03/05/2020

Getting to LEED Zero Energy and LEED Zero Carbon - Los Angeles Workshop, February 28

by mkilmartin Intern

How do you take LEED and your high performing building to the next level to mitigate the impacts of climate change? This new workshop shows you how LEED Zero supports the goals of LEED and expands the verification life-cycle of high perf… more...

0 replies | 843 views | Posted on: 02/19/2020 | Last updated: 02/19/2020

Hitchcock Center Living Building Tour, February 7, Amherst, MA

by Jessica Schultz Living Building Coordinator

Did you know the Hitchcock Center is a Living Building? It is the 23rd building in the world and the 4th in Massachusetts to achieve the Certified Living Building designation! It is designed to model systems in nature, it’s net zero e… more...

  Filed under: Living Building Challenge

0 replies | 65 views | Posted on: 02/04/2020 | Last updated: 02/11/2020

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