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Workshop: LEED v4 - The Intersection of Collaboration, Performance & Well-being, USGBC Nevada, 2/28, 8 - 12:30PM

LEED V4,USGBC Nevada

by Kalyani.rc Passive House / Sustainability Enthusiast

Workshop: LEED v4 - The Intersection of Collaboration, Performance & Well-being USGBC Nevada Tuesday, February 28, 8:00am - 12:30pm Tickets: $150 – $200 Location: Nevada Discovery Museum 490 South Center Street Reno , NV 89501… more...

  Filed under: LEED (USGBC)

0 replies | 389 views | Posted on: 02/22/2017 | Last updated: 02/22/2017

What is a High Performance Home?

Design,Energy Efficiency,Resilience,High Performance Homes,Whole Life Cycle

by Kalyani.rc Passive House / Sustainability Enthusiast

"High performance homes" is a term that’s bandied around a lot. We’ve found that many people don’t really understand exactly what it means or the benefits of owning a high performance home until they’ve lived in one. So what really … more...

0 replies | 11388 views | Posted on: 02/16/2017 | Last updated: 02/16/2017

Benefits of Passive House Buildings

Energy Efficiency,Passive House

by Kalyani.rc Passive House / Sustainability Enthusiast

"Energy efficiency is a way of managing and restraining the growth in energy consumption. Something is more energy efficient if it delivers more services for the same energy input, or the same services for less energy input" – Internation… more...

  Filed under: Passive House

0 replies | 4959 views | Posted on: 02/06/2017 | Last updated: 02/13/2017

Passive House & Prefabricated Homes: The Way Forward?

Passive House,Prefabricated Homes,EcoCor,Richard Pedranti Architect

by aahassonjee

With evolving building standards, certifications and processes, there has never been a better time for architects, contractors, consultants, and supply companies to unite and create a truly green future. High performance prefab firm Ecocor… more...

  Filed under: Passive House

0 replies | 1633 views | Posted on: 09/21/2016 | Last updated: 09/22/2016

Energy Star: A Leading Label in Voluntary Energy Conservation

Energy Star,EPA,Green Products,Energy Department,Green Building Certifications,Conservation,Energy Conservation,Going Green,Labels

by EmmamHowe Marketing/Green Policy Development

Although long popular, Energy Star has recently become a top symbol for energy conservation and going green, helping save families and businesses $300 billion on utility bills while at the same time reducing greenhouse gas emissions by two … more...

0 replies | 4191 views | Posted on: 07/11/2016 | Last updated: 07/23/2016

What is The Living Building Challenge?

Living Building Challenge,Green Building Certifications

by NSchepis Student at Bridgewater State

The Living Building Challenge (LBC) is an international sustainable building certification program, created in 2006 by the International Living Future Institute, as a part of the Cascadia Green Building Council, itself a chapter of both the… more...

  Filed under: Living Building Challenge

0 replies | 563 views | Posted on: 02/01/2016 | Last updated: 02/01/2016

WELL Certification Standard

Well Building Standard

by Jason L. LEED AP O+M

Hello Allison and all I was able to meet during USGBC Greenbuild! For those of us who work primarily within the Indoor Environmental Quality arena, I am excited to see the WELL Building Standard gaining so much speed in the marketplace. A… more...

  Filed under: WELL Building Standard

2 replies | 571 views | Posted on: 01/29/2016 | Last updated: 02/01/2016

The One World Observatory Recently Achieved LEED Gold Certification

by NSchepis Student at Bridgewater State

The observatory on the top of New York’s Freedom Tower, known as The One World Observatory, recently achieved LEED Gold Certification. The observatory opened earlier this year on May 29. The new building that towers over Ground Zero, is 1… more...

  Filed under: LEED (USGBC)

0 replies | 531 views | Posted on: 09/27/2015 | Last updated: 01/29/2016

Downtown Tampa Area to become first Well Building Health and Wellness City District

Well Building Standard,Florida

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Tampa's downtown Amalie Arena will be part of the world’s first health- and-wellness city district, to be certified according to the Well Building Standard. Partners in the project include Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik, buildi… more...

  Filed under: WELL Building Standard

0 replies | 560 views | Posted on: 10/13/2015 | Last updated: 01/29/2016

Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) Launches Residential Energy+ for Home Energy Performance and Cost Measurement

Residential Real Estate,Energy Measurement,Home Energy,Energy Effciency

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) is launching Residential Energy+, an initiative to measure and value home energy performance and costs in valuing residential real estate. The measure has three top goals: 1. Putting a home energy metric i… more...

0 replies | 653 views | Posted on: 10/18/2015 | Last updated: 01/29/2016

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