Green Building Community

Rate It Green’s Community is a gathering place for connecting and sharing green building information and experiences. Add your thoughts and questions to our discussions, or create or join a group that interests you. With your participation, we can create a powerful resource and connect green builders across the globe.

Page 1 of 2

Webinar: USGBC-LA's: Thought Leadership Series: Reducing California's Fire Risk, June 17, 4pm-6pm PST

Green Building,Fire Safety,Sustainability

by Ashley Freeman

USGBC-LA is hosting this event to bring together the sustainability, green building, and fire prevention communities to jointly address wildfire resilience across California. The event will begin with virtual tours and expert interviews pro… more...

0 replies | 301 views | Posted on: 06/07/2021 | Last updated: 06/07/2021

Webinar: Anti-Racist Practices in Businesses & Organizations, May 12, 10:30 am EDT

New England Sustainable Energy Association - NESEA,racism

by samanthaklein Intern

NESEA is pleased to be partnering with AORTA, the Anti-Oppression Resource & Training Alliance, to offer members of our community access to this post-conference event, designed to give you the tools to start committing your busines… more...

0 replies | 781 views | Posted on: 05/07/2021 | Last updated: 05/07/2021

Online: Climate Mobilization Act Series: Reimagining Envelopes, March 31, 9am- 10:30am EST

New York,building energy exchange,Climate Mobilization Act,Rainscreens

by Ashley Freeman

Meeting the high-performance goals of tomorrow, whether energy codes that include performance targets or carbon emissions limits like Local Law 97, will require that most buildings implement energy efficiency upgrades, including looking at … more...

0 replies | 636 views | Posted on: 03/17/2021 | Last updated: 03/17/2021

Online: USGBC Virginia Presents: LEED Zero Project Showcase, April 1, 2- 3:30 pm EDT

LEED Certification,usbgc

by Ashley Freeman

Ranked 8th on USGBC's Top 10 LEED states and home to the first LEED Zero School, Discovery Elementary, Virginia is a national leader in sustainability and net-zero energy trailblazer. This project showcase will highlight Virginia projec… more...

0 replies | 418 views | Posted on: 03/15/2021 | Last updated: 03/15/2021

What Makes Great (Green Building) Content?

Green Building,Content Guidelines,Content Advice

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

I have had some super conversations recently with people who want to write real, meaningful content to represent their green building company, product or service.  One thing to note is that we’re always talking about how to partn… more...

0 replies | 209 views | Posted on: 01/23/2021 | Last updated: 01/25/2021

Making Affordable Multifamily Housing More Energy Efficient- a Guide to Healthier Upgrade Materials

Affordable Housing,Energy Efficiency,Multifamily

by ella.nielsen44 Student

A group of organizations including Energy Efficiency for All and The Healthy Building Network released a significant report in September, 2018, “Making Affordable Multifamily Housing More Energy Efficient: a Guide to Healthier Upgrade… more...

1 replies | 6619 views | Posted on: 04/15/2019 | Last updated: 06/17/2020

FREE WEBINAR: Freddie Mac Study Finds HERS Rated Homes Sell for More Than Comparable Unrated Homes, December 18, 12:00PM EST

Energy Efficiency,Freddie Mac,Green Certification

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

This course provides an overview of Freddie Mac's research on how energy efficiency relates to (1) house price premium and (2) mortgage performance, respectively. Continuing Education Units (CEUS) 1 hour in:  Green Bu… more...

0 replies | 965 views | Posted on: 12/04/2019 | Last updated: 12/04/2019

Green Building Accelerates Around the World, Poised for Strong Growth by 2021

by Yishan

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced November 13th at Greenbuild that Dodge Data & Analytics World Green Building Trends 2018 SmartMarket Report demonstrates the significant growth of green building arou… more...

0 replies | 3782 views | Posted on: 11/15/2018 | Last updated: 11/20/2019

Austin Build Expo, January 15-16, 2020, Austin, TX

Green Building,Construction,Texas Green Building,Texas Event

by mkilmartin Intern

Build Expo provides the building and construction industry an unrivaled environment to meet a lot of your buyers all in one place. By attending, you have the chance to meet with exhibitors and check out new developments. In addition, you ca… more...

0 replies | 1204 views | Posted on: 10/22/2019 | Last updated: 10/22/2019

Webinar: An Important Vote for the Climate: 2021 IECC Proposals To Know About, Thursday, September 19, 10–11:30am PDT / 1–2:30pm EDT

Building Codes,Energy Codes

by Connie NBI

Join us for a webinar on the 2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) update process. During this 90-minute session, experts will outline the best opportunities for achieving substantial energy savings that will have decades-long … more...

0 replies | 1326 views | Posted on: 08/29/2019 | Last updated: 08/31/2019

Page 1 of 2


Please be kind and respectful!

Please make sure to be respectful of the organizations and companies, and other Rate It Green members that make up our community. We welcome praise and advice and even criticism but all posted content and ratings should be constructive in nature. For guidance on what constitutes suitable content on the Rate It Green site, please refer to the User Agreement and Site Rules.

The opinions, comments, ratings and all content posted by member on the Rate It Green website are the comments and opinions of the individual members who posts them only and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies or policies of Rate It Green. Rate It Green Team Members will monitor posted content for unsuitable content, but we also ask for the participation of community members in helping to keep the site a comfortable and open public forum of ideas. Please email all questions and concerns to