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Armstrong vinyl plank flooring

by Steven_Spicer

I looked on the site to see if I could find any reviews for floor paneling or tiling manufacturers offering a reasonable level of effort to create sustainable products for the cost and environmentally…

Filed under: Flooring

Keywords: Certification,Flooring,Armstrong,Vinyl Flooring

0 replies | 1661 views | Posted on: 08/04/2015 | Last updated: 08/04/2015

Free LEED v4 Green Associate Exam Prep Course - Offered by GreenCE

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

The Free LEED Exam Prep course is composed of 10 modules. The 10 modules include an Introduction, the LEED credit categories, and a Conclusion with exam study strategies. Each module is 3-70 minutes a…

Filed under: Online Courses

Keywords: Green Building,Certification,USGBC,LEED V4,Green Associate

0 replies | 974 views | Posted on: 02/24/2016 | Last updated: 02/24/2016

The World’s First LEED Zero Building

by Suelen Ribeiro // Architect/ LEED GA

The USGBC has now certified the first LEED Zero building for net-zero energy to the engineering and green building Consulting firm Petinelli for its Curitiba headquarter in Brazil.

The LEED Zero pr

Filed under: Other Green Building - Other

Keywords: Green Building,Certification,LEED,Net Zero Energy

0 replies | 3593 views | Posted on: 05/08/2019 | Last updated: 02/10/2023

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 life

Filed under: Certifications/Labels and Transparency

Related to: Other,Architects ,Builders/Contractors

Keywords: Certification,LEED,Webinar,USGBC

0 replies | 3070 views | Posted on: 10/21/2019 | Last updated: 10/21/2019

WEBINAR: December First Friday Webinar (USGBC) Materials Transparency & LEED, December 6, 12:15pm EST

by USGBC - United States Green Building Council

This dive into the complexity of the three Building Product Disclosure and Optimization credits in LEED version 4 BD+C and ID+C provides the rationale for why product choices are so important, and the

Filed under: Certifications/Labels and Transparency

Related to: Other,Certifications/Labels and Transparency ,Education

Keywords: Certification,Webinar,USGBC,LEED V4

0 replies | 2237 views | Posted on: 11/01/2019 | Last updated: 11/30/2020

Contracts that Promote Building Performance, January 14, 6:00 to 8:00 PM, NYC

by mkilmartin // Intern

Join Urban Green and the NYC Bar Association for a lively conversation about the future of construction contracts that will keep up with the needs of high performance projects. Because liability is ge

Filed under: Education

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Green Building,Certification,Green Building Education,New York City

0 replies | 1102 views | Posted on: 12/14/2019 | Last updated: 12/14/2019

Webinar: Seeking Validation - A Look at Various Green Business Certifications, August 21, 9:30 am EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

Most businesses get certified because they want to align their business with their values. The certification framework and process helps them to make sure that they are doing all they can to reduce th

Filed under: Company Certifications

Florida Green Building Group

Keywords: business,Certification,Green Business,Green Business Certification

0 replies | 931 views | Posted on: 08/01/2020 | Last updated: 08/01/2020

LEED and Existing Buildings: Understanding Certification, Performance and LEED v4.1 Operations and Maintenance, September 8, 2-5 pm, St. Louis, MO

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

This workshop will provide participants with a deep look into LEED v4.1 O+M and the information needed to pursue certification. The focus will be on understanding certification options, best practices

Filed under: Certifications/Labels and Transparency

Missouri Green Building

Keywords: Certification,USGBC Missouri Gateway

0 replies | 508 views | Posted on: 09/21/2020 | Last updated: 09/21/2020

FREE Webinar: What to know 2020 National Green Building Standard (NGBS), September 30, 12pm EST

by kaleigh.stirrat // Intern & Emerging Professional in Architecture

Since 2009, the ICC-700 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) has offered a flexible, rigorous, and affordable path to residential third-party green certification. Over 225,000 homes and apartments

Filed under: Standards

Keywords: Certification,GBCI,Building Performance Institute,National Green Building Standard,BPI

0 replies | 1077 views | Posted on: 09/21/2020 | Last updated: 09/21/2020

PHIUS Certified Passive House Builder Online Training, October 12-15 & 19-22, 2-5 pm EDT

by SarahA

Superinsulation, airtight envelopes, high-performance window installation, site management, component sourcing—passive house construction presents special challenges to builders. The PHIUS CPHB

Filed under: Certifications/Labels and Transparency

Keywords: Green Building,Climate Change,Certification,Passive House,Insulation,High Performance Windows

0 replies | 1075 views | Posted on: 10/01/2020 | Last updated: 10/01/2020

Virtual Training: Florida Green Home Certification, December 1-2

by samanthaklein // Intern

This program is a two-day training offering green building techniques appropriate for Florida homes. Individuals who complete this course and associated exams may become an accredited Certifying

Filed under: Professional Accreditations - Individual

Florida Green Building Group

Keywords: Certification,Green Home,Florida,Training,Building Science

0 replies | 1132 views | Posted on: 11/07/2020 | Last updated: 11/07/2020

LEED for Homes Virtual Green Rater Training, Starts January 1 (14 hours over 2 weeks)

by Richard Minasian // Student

With over 2 million LEED® for Homes™ registered spaces worldwide, LEED is the international rating system to ensure residential buildings are better. LEED requires third-party on-site verifi

Virtual Pro Green Building Tour: Campus Built for Living Building Challenge Certification, January 29, 12:30pm - 2:30pm EDT

by SarahA

Join NESEA for the first virtual Pro Tour of 2021, hosted by Kaplan Thompson Architects and featuring a recently completed non-profit campus built for Living Building Challenge certification. The proj

Filed under: Green Schools

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Certification,Living Building Challenge,Solar,Building Design and Construction,Mechanical System

0 replies | 861 views | Posted on: 01/11/2021 | Last updated: 01/12/2021

Free CE Webinar: Residential ENERGY STAR Certification, March 24, 12 pm EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

Each year, the ENERGY STAR program releases a "Revision", which fine-tunes our program by clarifying, simplifying, and improving the requirements based on partner input. Attend this webinar

Filed under: Energy

Keywords: Certification,Energy Star,Energy Efficiency,Residential Real Estate

0 replies | 745 views | Posted on: 03/05/2021 | Last updated: 03/05/2021

Free CE Webinar: Renewable Energy Certificates For Green Building Explained, June 9, 12 pm, EDT

by Ashley Freeman

Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) are one of the most widely used instruments of environmental impact for green building and yet they are also widely misunderstood. Join Heather Schrock for a break

Filed under: Certifications/Labels and Transparency

Wisconsin Green Building Group

Keywords: Green Building,Certification,Renewable Energy

0 replies | 1320 views | Posted on: 05/25/2021 | Last updated: 05/27/2021

Our Path to Choosing Green Building Certifications: A Passive House and Earthcraft Home Renovation

by SawHorse, Inc.

Our video conversation above, part of the full "Behind the Walls" webinar playlist, shows how the Passive House Standard far exceeds basic energy codes.  When we first s

Improving Indoor Air Quality with Product Testing - Allergy Standards Ltd.

by samanthaklein // Intern


Indoor air quality and allergy awareness were already growing as critical health and environmental concerns before the COVID-19 pandemic made these topics even more prevalent. 

Filed under: Health and Air Quality

Linked to: Product Certications HVAC - Protecting Healthy Buildings with Pure Air Optimization

Keywords: Certification,Indoor Air Quality,Covid-19,VOCs,Health,Air Quality,IAQ,Allergies

0 replies | 7351 views | Posted on: 01/08/2022 | Last updated: 03/29/2022

ESG Essentials Webinar: Green Building Certifications, October 6, 12 pm PT

by samanthaklein // Intern

Join Verdani Partners to learn about ESG Green Building Certifications

Filed under: Webinars

California Green Building

Keywords: Certification,ESG

0 replies | 1179 views | Posted on: 09/09/2022 | Last updated: 09/09/2022

GPRO Fundamentals of Building Green, Virtual Course with Urban Green Council, June 1, 9 am - 2 pm

by lc // Associate, Education O&D at Urban Green Council

In GPRO Fundamentals of Building Green, you will learn how to see buildings differently and discover strategies to make them efficient, healthy and resilient.

This course is ideal for any

Filed under: Education

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Green Building,Certification,AIA credits,GBCI

0 replies | 821 views | Posted on: 05/22/2023 | Last updated: 05/23/2023

GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials, Online, October 17. 6-9 pm ET

by lc // Associate, Education O&D at Urban Green Council

Course overview

GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials (O&M) provides building professionals with strategies to reduce energy use while improving tenant comfort and health.

Filed under: Training and Development Programs, Workshops

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Green Building,Certification,AIA credits,GBCI,PDH

0 replies | 537 views | Posted on: 09/13/2023 | Last updated: 09/14/2023

Global GreenTag International Launches First Nature Positive Standard and Declaration

by Rate It Green Team

Global GreenTag International recently launched the first Nature Positive green building programs, the NaturePositive+ Standard™ and the NaturePositive+ Declaration™. Both programs call on

Filed under: Global GreenTag

Keywords: Climate Change,Certification,Health,Transparency,Toxicity,Biodiversity,Circularity,Nature Positive,Habitat

0 replies | 635 views | Posted on: 11/29/2023 | Last updated: 11/29/2023