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WEBINAR: Getting LEED Specific: Buildings are for People - Design Strategies for Human Engagement, December 10, 12:00PM CST


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

In this one-hour course, the participant will explore design strategies that encourage beneficial occupant behavior. Consider the impacts occupant behavior changes can have on a building over its lifetime, dispel myths that key occupant beh… more...

0 replies | 2648 views | Posted on: 10/21/2019 | Last updated: 10/21/2019

Living Building Challenge 4.0: Pittsburgh, December 12 Pittsburgh, PA

Living Building Challenge,Pennsylvania Events,Sustainable Pittsburgh

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

The Living Building Challenge is a philosophy, advocacy tool, and certification program that addresses development at all scales. LBC 4.0 is a holistic approach to high-performance building that aims to address health, community, equity, en… more...

0 replies | 780 views | Posted on: 10/21/2019 | Last updated: 10/21/2019

Sustainability Credential Soup, November 5, Chicago, IL

Green Building Certifications,Illinois,Chicago

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

Come to participate in a panel discussion to learn how to obtain sustainability credentials and advance your career. Join as they explore various credentials through their line up of panelists. more...

0 replies | 559 views | Posted on: 10/18/2019 | Last updated: 10/18/2019

Intro to EcoDistricts, USGBC Missouri, November 12, Missouri (Exact Location TBD)

USGBC,Green Building Certifications,Missouri

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

Within the world of green rating systems, LEED provides a model for building-level sustainability, for single-entity controlled community developments, for campuses, and for cities, but it does not have a model for neighborhoods/districts t… more...

0 replies | 773 views | Posted on: 10/14/2019 | Last updated: 10/15/2019

The Green Building Initiative's Green Globes® Formally Recognizes Global GreenTag PHD™ and EPD™ Declaration Programs

Green Building,Transparency,Global GreenTag,Certifications

by Rate It Green Team

The nationally recognized green rating assessment, guidance and certification program Green Globes® that is registered under the GBI (Green Building Initiative) and used in a multitude of project types in the USA and Canada, has formall… more...

  Filed under: Global GreenTag

0 replies | 1114 views | Posted on: 08/29/2019 | Last updated: 08/29/2019

BOC Program Series - OG&E: Class 1001(A&B) , 1003-1007 Energy Efficient Operations of a Building HVAC Systems, Series: Aug 27-Nov 21

by AidanAnthony Intern

This series focuses on Building Operator Certification training, offering classes 1001 (A & B)  and 1003-1007. BOC Level I Training Certificate of Completion (TCOC) is earned by attending 8 days of (non-consecutive) technic… more...

0 replies | 442 views | Posted on: 07/19/2019 | Last updated: 08/02/2019

LEED® and USGBC Recognize Global GreenTag Product Health Declaration™ (the GreenTag PhD™)

Transparency,Global GreenTag,Certifications

by Rate It Green Team

The presence of Global GreenTag LLC, Americas in the US market is set to be enhanced further. The certifier’s Global GreenTag PhD, Materials Transparency Certification Program (reviewed and assessed by the LEED Committee and MR Techni… more...

  Filed under: Global GreenTag

0 replies | 1317 views | Posted on: 07/23/2019 | Last updated: 07/29/2019

Green Building Alliance--GPRO Operations and Maintenance Essentials, Pittsburgh, PA, June 20-21

Green Building,Green Building Alliance,GPRO Certification

by AidanAnthony Intern

GPRO is a comprehensive international training and certificate program that teaches the people who build, renovate and maintain buildings the principles of sustainability combined with trade-specific green construction knowle… more...

0 replies | 373 views | Posted on: 06/05/2019 | Last updated: 06/05/2019

NAPHN 2019 Conference & Expo, June 27 - 28: Build The World We Want: Implementing Low Carbon Solutions, NY NY

by NAPHN Admin Passive House Enthusiast

North American Passive House Network is partnering with New York Passive House to bring you the largest gathering of professionals working with Passive House technology in the United States to date - NAPHN19, this year in New York… more...

0 replies | 1038 views | Posted on: 01/03/2019 | Last updated: 06/03/2019

mindful Materials - Commit to Change Chicago, Tuesday, June 11, 7:30-9 am CDT

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

If we change the way products are made and the way buildings are designed, we can positively impact the health of the population and the planet. Every architect, designer and contractor looking for healthy, sustainable materials knows ho… more...

0 replies | 1232 views | Posted on: 04/05/2019 | Last updated: 04/05/2019

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