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TRUE - A New Rating System Administered by GBCI

GBCI,TRUE,Green Building Certification

by NSchepis Student at Bridgewater State

Green Business Certification Inc. (GCBI) recently introduced its new brand identity for its zero waste rating system known as TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency). The TRUE Zero Waste certification was previously administered by the U.S… more...

0 replies | 2062 views | Posted on: 10/08/2017 | Last updated: 01/09/2019

R.W. Kern Center Living Building Tour, November 14, Amherst, MA, 10:45 am

by Kern Center 17th Certified Living Building

Come explore the R.W. Kern Center, one of just 17 certified Living Buildings in the world. See how rainwater is collected, filtered, and treated to supply the building's potable water. Check out the greywater system to learn how wast… more...

  Filed under: Living Building Challenge

0 replies | 815 views | Posted on: 11/06/2018 | Last updated: 11/08/2018

Hitchcock Center Living Building Tour

by Jessica Schultz Living Building Coordinator

Did you know the Hitchcock Center is a Living Building? It is designed to model systems in nature, it’s net zero energy and water, has composting toilets, and has been made with responsibly sourced non-toxic materials. Bring your ques… more...

  Filed under: Living Building Challenge

0 replies | 136 views | Posted on: 10/31/2018 | Last updated: 10/31/2018

Webinar - Measuring Circularity: Why Life Cycle Assessment is Not the Right Tool, Tuesday, 1pm, ET October 23

LCA Analysis,Circularity

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

The growing interest in circular materials, products and business models is creating demand for a new generation of tools and standards to measure and assess circularity. Life-cycle assessment has traditionally been the most valued tool to … more...

0 replies | 655 views | Posted on: 10/16/2018 | Last updated: 10/16/2018

USGBC Introduces Net Zero Certification Program

USGBC,Net Zero Energy Certification

by Suelen Ribeiro Architect/ LEED GA

Net Zero Energy Certification In September 2018, USGBC launched the Net Zero certification program.  Net zero buildings, as we know, are projects which achieve efficient energy use by developing their own renewable energy … more...

0 replies | 1750 views | Posted on: 10/12/2018 | Last updated: 10/12/2018

Hitchcock Center Living Building Tour, March 21, 12-1pm, Amherst, MA

by Jessica Schultz Living Building Coordinator

Come meet our newest educator – our building! It is designed to model systems in nature, it is net zero energy, net zero water, has composting toilets, and has been made with responsibly sourced non-toxic materials, come check it out at o… more...

  Filed under: Living Building Challenge

0 replies | 1533 views | Posted on: 03/02/2018 | Last updated: 03/06/2018

Living Building Tour, Hitchcock Center for the Environment, December 20, Amherst, Massachusetts

by Jessica Schultz Living Building Coordinator

Come meet our newest educator – our building! It is designed to model systems in nature, it is net zero energy, net zero water, has composting toilets, and has been made with responsibly sourced non-toxic materials, come check it out at o… more...

  Filed under: Living Building Challenge

0 replies | 891 views | Posted on: 12/13/2017 | Last updated: 12/13/2017

Living Building Tour, Hitchcock Center for the Environment, January 5, 4-5 pm, Amherst, Massachusetts

by Jessica Schultz Living Building Coordinator

Come meet our newest educator – our building! It is designed to model systems in nature, it is net zero energy, net zero water, has composting toilets, and has been made with responsibly sourced non-toxic materials, come check it out at o… more...

  Filed under: Living Building Challenge

0 replies | 893 views | Posted on: 12/13/2017 | Last updated: 12/13/2017

Living Building Tour, Hitchcock Center for the Environment, January 17, 12-1 pm, Amherst, Massachusetts

by Jessica Schultz Living Building Coordinator

Come meet our newest educator – our building! It is designed to model systems in nature, it is net zero energy, net zero water, has composting toilets, and has been made with responsibly sourced non-toxic materials, come check it out at o… more...

  Filed under: Living Building Challenge

0 replies | 552 views | Posted on: 12/13/2017 | Last updated: 12/13/2017

Hitchcock Living Building Tour, 10/6 4pm, Amherst

by Jessica Schultz Living Building Coordinator

Come meet our newest educator – our environmental education center! It is designed to model systems in nature, it is net zero energy, net zero water, has composting toilets, and has been made with responsibly sourced non-toxic materials, … more...

  Filed under: Living Building Challenge

0 replies | 624 views | Posted on: 08/24/2017 | Last updated: 09/29/2017

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