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Zero Emissions All-Electric Multifamily Construction Guide

Multifamily,Multifamily Housing,Zero Emissions,All-Electric,Electrification

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

"A Zero Emissions All-Electric Multifamily Construction Guide" showscases California’s mixed-use midrises, Atlanta’s pool-side rentals, luxury condos in Hawaii and Florida, Passive House apartments in the Northeast, an… more...

0 replies | 3452 views | Posted on: 06/17/2019 | Last updated: 06/17/2019

Guidance for Specifying Healthier Insulation and Air-Sealing Materials (Supplement to "Making Affordable Family Housing More Efficient...")

Affordable Housing,Energy Efficiency,Insulation,air sealing

by ella.nielsen44 Student

“Guidance for Specifying Healthier Insulation and Air-Sealing Materials” was produced by Healthy Building Network (HBN) as a supplement to the report by HBN, Efficiency for All and others, “Making Affordable Multifamily Ho… more...

0 replies | 1440 views | Posted on: 04/15/2019 | Last updated: 06/17/2019

What are LCAs?


by Amy

An LCA, or a Lifetime Cycle Assessment, is a multi-leveled process of calculating the lifetime environmental impact of a product or service. LCAs are a component of Environmental Product Declarations, or EPDs. LCAs are about energy, or a pr… more...

1 replies | 2361 views | Posted on: 02/02/2018 | Last updated: 01/25/2019

Presinar: LEED Supports Healthy Spaces, Nov 14, Boston MA

by Yishan

Missed Greenbuild Boston? Tune in for an exclusive look at the best sessions. In this session, subject matter experts discuss how LEED addresses human health and well-being. Course Objectives: Understand the WELL Building Standard Unde… more...

0 replies | 251 views | Posted on: 11/04/2018 | Last updated: 11/04/2018

Open Source Office

by PatPrince317 Lifelong Learner and Green Energy Aficionado

I was reading Data Smart by John Foreman. I read about LibreOffice as an alternative to MS Office. I am glad I stumbled on it because I just had to shell out some money for a new laptop and was really interested in playing around with data … more...

0 replies | 328 views | Posted on: 09/18/2017 | Last updated: 09/18/2017

Social Enterprise Institute

by PatPrince317 Lifelong Learner and Green Energy Aficionado

Came across this website the other day. There is all sorts of information on starting a social enterprise, which basically means a business with a focus on sustainability and social justice but ran like a for profit business. Think somethin… more...

1 replies | 3335 views | Posted on: 09/06/2017 | Last updated: 09/07/2017

USGBC-LA's new blog: Snapshots on Sustainability


by StacySinclair Technical writer

Please check out USGBC-LA's new blog: I have been talking to thought-leaders in the field of sustainability. This blog is a space where I'm sharing common ideas as well as unique perspectives from these conversa… more...

1 replies | 570 views | Posted on: 03/27/2017 | Last updated: 03/27/2017

National Healthy Housing Standard - National Center for Healthy Housing

by NSchepis Student at Bridgewater State

Did you know that regulations and industry practices affecting existing owner-occupied and rental housing have not kept up with knowledge about housing related disease and prevention of disease and injury through routine maintenance? These … more...

0 replies | 463 views | Posted on: 10/13/2015 | Last updated: 10/13/2015

Insider Knowledge Report 2015

by Jason L. LEED AP O+M

Published by Environmental Leader, LLC This report includes lessons-learned, tactics, insights and case studies from experts working in the trenches of corporate environmental, sustainability and energy management. Most interesting, a ni… more...

0 replies | 627 views | Posted on: 09/24/2015 | Last updated: 09/24/2015

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