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Discussions with tag 'Building Envelope'

FREE Webinar: Residential High Performance and the Three R's: Resistance, Resilience and Recovery, Aug 19, 10 -11 am Central Time

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

High-performance, energy-efficient homes feature carefully designed strategies to maintain the integrity and functionality of the building envelope. These measures include continuous control layers to

Filed under: Resilience

Keywords: Climate Change,Sustainability,Flooding,Reslience,High-Performance,Extreme Weather,Natural Disasters,Building Envelope

0 replies | 597 views | Posted on: 08/10/2020 | Last updated: 08/10/2020

FREE Green Building Webinar: Polyiso - The Next Generation Air & Water Resistive Barrier, October 22, 12-1 pm EDT

by GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction

To educate about ‘Building Longevity and Sustainability’ and how these concepts impact making buildings more energy efficient. The course examines how foil-faced polyiso continuous insulation can

Filed under: Insulation

Keywords: Insulation,Polyiso,Building Envelope,Air and Water Resistive Barriers

1 replies | 653 views | Posted on: 10/08/2020 | Last updated: 11/30/2020

Online Course: Crushing the Code NYC: Commercial, January 22, 9am - 5pm EDT

by SarahA

Crushing the Code New York City: Commercial is an online course that prepares design and building professionals to comply with the many requirements in the 2020 NYCECC and create more energy

Filed under: Online Courses

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Sustainability,Energy Code,Building Envelope,Lighting Systems

0 replies | 561 views | Posted on: 12/21/2020 | Last updated: 12/21/2020

Green Building Myth Busting: Natural Ventilation - Do Your Walls Need to "Breathe?" (Video)

by Rate It Green Team


Welcome to the launch of the Green Building Myth Busters Series with Matt Hoots.  Matt’s and his coconspirators are about to bust some old misperceptions in the green building world w

More Renewables, or Improved Envelope? Exploring Paths to Net-Zero Energy in Affordable Housing, February 19, 5pm CST

by SarahA

When pursuing carbon neutrality for a new affordable housing development, what’s the best approach? More solar panels? An open-loop ground source heat pump system? Or improved building envelope

Filed under: Green Affordable Housing

Keywords: Affordable Housing,Solar,Sustainable Energy,Passive House,Geothermal,renewables,Net zero,Building Envelope,Heat Pump

0 replies | 841 views | Posted on: 01/11/2021 | Last updated: 01/11/2021

Free Green Building Webinar: Polyiso - The Next Generation Air & Water Resistive Barrier, March 1, 12 pm EST

by GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction

To educate about ‘Building Longevity and Sustainability’ and how these concepts impact making buildings more energy efficient. The course examines how foil-faced polyiso continuous insulation can

Filed under: Insulation

Keywords: Insulation,Polyiso,Building Envelope,Air Barriers,Water barriers,Air and Water Barriers,Thermal control layers

0 replies | 875 views | Posted on: 02/08/2021 | Last updated: 02/10/2021