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Survey: Help Inform the Global Construction Community On the Current Green Building Market

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

The World Green Building Council is launching a new World Green Building Trends survey in partnership with Dodge Data & Analytics. A follow up to the 2013 World Green Building Trends SmartMarket Repor…

Filed under: Studies/Surveys

Keywords: Green Building,Survey,World Green Building Council,Building,Construction

0 replies | 1457 views | Posted on: 05/20/2015 | Last updated: 05/20/2015

Studies Report: Green Construction Growth Outpaces Conventional Construction - More to Come

by NSchepis // Student at Bridgewater State

The U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) 2015 Green Building Economic Study by Booz Allen Hamilton reports that green construction spending is expected to grow 15.1 percent each year. Annual spending…

Filed under: News

Keywords: Green Building,Green Jobs,Construction,Economy,USGBC

0 replies | 1220 views | Posted on: 12/07/2015 | Last updated: 12/07/2015

USGBC-LA Quarterly Thought Leadership Series: Construction Waste & Materials, June 19, Los Angeles, CA

by Gina Pryciak // Student

This is the first event in a new quarterly thought leadership series from USGBC-LA where we will highlight a local sustainability issue, have an informed discussion amongst industry leaders on action

Filed under: California

California Green Building

Keywords: Construction,Construction Waste

0 replies | 1208 views | Posted on: 06/03/2019 | Last updated: 06/03/2019

23rd In­ter­na­ti­on­al Pass­ive House Con­fer­en­ce Oct 9-11, Gaobeidi­an, China

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

The Passive House Institute (PHI) is an independent research institute that has played an especially crucial role in the development of the Passive House concept - the internationally recognised,

Filed under: Builders/Contractors

Related to: Engineering,Architects ,Builders/Contractors

Keywords: Green Building,Construction,Passive House,Passivhaus,China

0 replies | 982 views | Posted on: 09/25/2019 | Last updated: 09/25/2019

Home Efficiency Forum 2019, October 17-18, Portland, Oregon

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

Home Efficiency Forum gives Northwest building experts a chance to break new ground in high-efficiency building practices. The 2019 theme is Expanding Opportunities. Join for two days of trainings, ne

Filed under: Events

Related to: Architects ,Builders/Contractors ,Designers,Engineering

Keywords: Green Building,Energy Efficiency,Construction,Portland,Oregon,Home Efficiency

0 replies | 616 views | Posted on: 09/30/2019 | Last updated: 10/01/2019

Delivering Dignity Through High Performance Affordable Multifamily Construction, 11/5, 6-9pm, Branford, CT

by mkilmartin // Intern

Affordable multifamily construction poses both unique challenges and opportunities for healthy indoor environments and energy, water, and material efficiency. While scheduling and cost often dictate s

Filed under: Green Affordable Housing

Connecticut Green Building

Keywords: Construction,Affordable Green Housing,Connecticut Passive House

0 replies | 1253 views | Posted on: 10/18/2019 | Last updated: 10/18/2019

Topping Out Awards 2019, November 7, Dallas, TX

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

Topping Out is a DFW Metroplex annual networking event and awards programs in the Architecture / Engineering / Construction (A/E/C) and allied fields.Topping Out started in 2003,  by then HKS Arc

Filed under: Architects

Texas Green Building

Keywords: Construction,Engineers,USGBC Texas

0 replies | 1222 views | Posted on: 10/18/2019 | Last updated: 10/18/2019

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

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 o

Filed under: Information and Resources

Texas Green Building

Keywords: Green Building,Construction,Texas Green Building,Texas Event

0 replies | 1620 views | Posted on: 10/22/2019 | Last updated: 10/22/2019

NZE Living in the Hudson Valley, December 6, Cold Spring, NY

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

Project Details

  • Units:  2
  • Square Footage:  3,000
  • Type of Construction:   New - Still Under Construction
  • Onsite PV array estimated to offset 100% of on-site energy

Filed under: Builders/Contractors

Related to: Builders/Contractors ,Development,Architects

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: New York,Construction,Northeast Sustainable Energy Association - NESEA

0 replies | 1410 views | Posted on: 11/09/2019 | Last updated: 11/09/2019

Passive House Certified Builders Training, June 29 - July 2 (New Dates!), Waitsfield, VT

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

Superinsulation, air-tight envelopes, high-performance window installation, site management, component sourcing – passive house construction presents special challenges to builders. This PHIUS C

Filed under: Education

Related to: Education ,Training and Development Programs, Workshops

Keywords: Construction,Passive House Institue US,Green Building Training

0 replies | 2078 views | Posted on: 01/24/2020 | Last updated: 03/31/2020

GPRO Fundamentals of Building Green Online Course, June 4, 9-2 pm

by Richard Minasian // Student

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

GPRO Fundament

Filed under: Online Courses

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Architecture,Real Estate,Construction,engineering,High-performance building

0 replies | 1425 views | Posted on: 05/01/2020 | Last updated: 05/01/2020

GPRO Fundamentals of Building Green Course, July 22, 9-3:30 pm

by Richard Minasian // Student

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

GPRO Fundamentals is designed fo

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Architecture,Real Estate,Construction,engineering,High-performance building

0 replies | 1329 views | Posted on: 05/01/2020 | Last updated: 05/01/2020

FREE Green Building Webinar: Architectural Vertical Opening Solutions Plus, June 22, 12pm

by samanthaklein // Intern

This webinar will discuss vertical operating systems, their construction and operating mechanisms, and their architectural applications and contributions to sustainable initiatives. Presenters&nb

Filed under: Architects

Related to: Architects ,Builders/Contractors ,Development

Keywords: Sustainable Architecture,Construction

0 replies | 877 views | Posted on: 06/02/2020 | Last updated: 06/04/2020

LEED for Homes Virtual Green Rater Credentialing Training, GreenHome Institute, July 6-17, 2 PM

by Richard Minasian // Student

LEED® for Homes™ requires third-party on-site verification and performance testing by a LEED Green Rater and demand is growing. Now residential and mixed-use projects of any size can go unde

Filed under: Online Courses

Keywords: Green Home,LEED,Construction,LEED Certification,Residential Green Building,LEED rating system,Green Credentials,Green Rater Training

0 replies | 901 views | Posted on: 06/18/2020 | Last updated: 06/20/2020

Webinar: LEEDing Ladies: Conversations on Construction - The Consequences of Consequential Damages, July 23, 11-11:30am

by AbbieKnight

LEEDing Ladies:  Conversations on Construction.  Episode 3: The Consequences of Consequential Damages

It’s no surprise that green building projects often carry with them unique expe

Filed under: California

California Green Building

Keywords: Construction,Consequential Damages

0 replies | 880 views | Posted on: 06/26/2020 | Last updated: 07/01/2020

Sustainable Building with Concrete, July 30, 1-2 PM, Boston, MA

by Richard Minasian // Student

This upcoming lecture with Heidi Jandris, a Technical Resource and Sustainability Manager at Jandris Block.

This discussion is part of BSA Space's exhibition Durable: Sustainable Material

Filed under: Concrete

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Architecture,Materials,Sustainability,Construction,Concrete,built environment,Professionals

0 replies | 1442 views | Posted on: 07/14/2020 | Last updated: 07/15/2020

Massachusetts New Construction Webinar, Presented by Mass Save and Eversource, Wednesday, Jul 29, 10 am EDT

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

We are less than a week away from The Mass Save Commercial New Construction and Major Renovation new solutions webinar. We look forward to sharing the details of our new energy efficiency initiatives.

Related to: Weather Barriers

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Massachusetts,Construction,Mass Save,Net zero,Zero Net Energy,ZNE,Eversource,Commercial Construction

0 replies | 772 views | Posted on: 07/24/2020 | Last updated: 07/24/2020

Design for the Future with EV Charging, a Greenbuild Webinar, December 2, 1 pm EST

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

The adoption of electric vehicles in the United States has reached a new inflection point. With over 3 million EVs expected to be sold over the next 5 years, new and existing buildings are increasingl

Filed under: Electric Vehicles

Keywords: Architecture,Design,Multifamily,Building,Construction,Electric Vehicles,EVs,Commercial

0 replies | 1014 views | Posted on: 11/13/2020 | Last updated: 11/13/2020

Webinar: Sustainable Design Using Precast Concrete, December 9, 11:45am - 1:00pm MDT

by SarahA

Part of the USGBC Mountain Region Virtually Green webinar series!

About this Event

This course will discuss considerations for using precast concrete in the holistic design and construction of s

Free Green Building Webinar: Environmental Product Declarations Drive Restrooms to the Lead in Green Design, December 17, 12pm

by GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction

Construction is going green. As both sustainability and efficiency advance in the built environment, architects, specifiers, and buyers are increasingly concerned with products that are environmentall

Filed under: Green Facilities

Keywords: Sustainability,Construction,Health,Green Design,restrooms,Efficiency,Environmental Product Declarations,Safety

0 replies | 745 views | Posted on: 11/17/2020 | Last updated: 12/15/2020

Webinar: Passive House Primer, Building Energy Exchange, December 9, 1pm EST

by Richard Minasian // Student

Recently refreshed for 2020, BE-Ex’s Passive House Primer is an engaging, one-hour seminar on Passive House fundamentals and their application in the real estate market. Available as a

Filed under: Real Estate

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Green Building,Energy,Real Estate,Sustainability,Construction,Passive House,High Performance,Design Professionals

0 replies | 1149 views | Posted on: 12/04/2020 | Last updated: 12/04/2020

Webinar: Construction, Demolition, and Building Material Reuse, December 16, 10 am EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

Join this webinar for a workshop to learn more about reusing building materials from construction and demolition.


Minnesota GreenStep Cities is a voluntary challenge, assistance and recog

Filed under: Builders/Contractors

Keywords: Green Building,Healthy Building Materials,Demolition,Construction,Sustainable Demolition

0 replies | 976 views | Posted on: 12/05/2020 | Last updated: 12/06/2020

Webinar: Conversations on Construction - If You Build it, They will come, December 16, 11-12 PM

by Richard Minasian // Student

Energy efficiency and affordable housing are topics du jour, especially in Los Angeles.  Seemingly unrelated at first glance, can progress be made in these two spaces together?

Join Hunt Ortma

Webinar: Construction Workshop: QA/QC Techniques for Ensuring Success, December 18, 9-12 PM

by Richard Minasian // Student

This innovative virtual “hands-on” training series features presentations and discussion on all aspects of constructing high-performing Passive House buildings. Ge

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