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Healthy Materials Summit - Boston/Cambridge 11/14

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Healthy Materials Summit November 14 - 7:30 am - 12 noon 5 Cambridge Center, Cambridge MA The goal of this summit is to inspire and empower institutional and commercial leaders, designers and bui…

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Healthy Building Materials

0 replies | 544 views | Posted on: 11/09/2014 | Last updated: 11/09/2014

Exploring the Demand for Materials Transparency - Wednesday 11/12, 5:30 pm

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Exploring the Demand for Materials Transparency November 12, 2014, 5:30PM Richard C. (Rik) Master, AIA Sr. Manager of Sustainability, USG Corporation This presentation will focus on LEED v4 Mate…

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Healthy Building Materials

0 replies | 475 views | Posted on: 11/09/2014 | Last updated: 11/09/2014

Advancing the Design and Adoption of Safer Materials in the Building Sector 12/3 8:30 am - 6:30 pm

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Advancing the Design and Adoption of Safer Materials in the Building Sector U.S. Green Building Council & UMASS Lowell Wednesday, December 3, 2014: 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM, Boston, MA The overarching goa…

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Healthy Building Materials

0 replies | 488 views | Posted on: 11/21/2014 | Last updated: 11/21/2014

Flux and Partners debut the Quartz Project Open Database to help Decisonmakers Select Lower-Impact and Lower Toxicity Materials

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

There continues to be exciting collaboration around health and green building. This week at Greenbiz' VERGE Conference Flux, the Healthy Building Network, Google and Thinkstep launched the Quartz Proj…

Filed under: Certifications/Labels and Transparency

Related to: Other Cleaning Products

Keywords: Green Building,Climate Change,Healthy Building Materials,The Quartz Common Product Database,Toxicity

0 replies | 660 views | Posted on: 10/28/2015 | Last updated: 10/28/2015

HBN Launches HomeFree Initiative to Help Reduce Toxic Building Materials

by Matt Z. // Student

The Healthy Building Network (HBN) introduces HomeFree, “a national initiative supporting affordable housing leaders who are improving human health by using less toxic building materials”. Everyon…

Equity and Green Building

Keywords: Affordable Housing,Healthy Building Materials

0 replies | 1481 views | Posted on: 07/27/2017 | Last updated: 07/27/2017

January 31 - Optimizing the Indoor Environment for Health: Asthma, Allergies, and Building Materials - Free CEU Webinar

by Amy

Asthma and allergy prevalence has doubled in America over the past 30 years, and is now a Top 5 Hazard to Human Health Worldwide. It is the leading cause of ER visits and school absenteeism among chil…

Filed under: Events

Keywords: Green Building,Healthy Building Materials,Free webinar

0 replies | 3890 views | Posted on: 01/19/2018 | Last updated: 01/19/2018

Where are the best places (online or in person) to shop for a new healthy and sustainable residential rug or carpet?

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

So my son wants a new rug for his room, and we need a new rug in the basemet, preferably a thick one since this is going in a room a band practices in, and they want to keep the sound from bouncing a

Filed under: Other

Keywords: Green Building,Healthy Building Materials,Materials,Flooring,Healthy Buildings,Rugs,Carpets,Carpeting

0 replies | 2035 views | Posted on: 01/31/2020 | Last updated: 01/31/2020

Webinar: The Benefits of Selecting Healthier Building Products, August 27, 12:30 pm, Australia EST

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Everyone at the beginning of 2020 knew it was going to be a big year but nobody expected the impacts that came with COVID 19 to bring the topic of human health starkly into focus. 

For the bui

Filed under: Certifications/Labels and Transparency

Keywords: Healthy Building,Healthy Building Materials

0 replies | 394 views | Posted on: 08/24/2020 | Last updated: 03/22/2021

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 | 577 views | Posted on: 12/05/2020 | Last updated: 12/06/2020

Webinar: Material Bank: What are ‘Good’ Materials? January 20, 12:30 EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

The claim is that all materials are bad. But, some are worse than others. Designers need to weigh up which material is appropriate for each element of the design. It is helpful to look at things 

Filed under: Materials Recovery

UK Green Building

Keywords: Architecture,Healthy Building Materials,Materials,Sustainable Architecture

0 replies | 1611 views | Posted on: 12/20/2020 | Last updated: 12/21/2020

USGBC Southern Colorado's Wintergreen 2021, Online: Building Materials - Making an Impact, March 17, 3 pm MT

by samanthaklein // Intern

Join the USGBC Southern Colorado committee for their annual Wintergreen event!

What are the ethical and business cases for paying increased attention to materials in the built environment? Join us

Filed under: Health and Air Quality

Colorado High Performance and Passive House Building Group

Keywords: Healthy Building Materials,Materials,Air Quality,Colorado,Environmental Health

0 replies | 487 views | Posted on: 02/19/2021 | Last updated: 02/24/2021

Webinar: Intro to Healthy Materials | Green Building Training Program, March 22, 8 am EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

This class will highlight the trends and tools available to find and select healthier products. Participants will learn the key product categories and how to research and find products that are better

Filed under: Health and Air Quality

Keywords: Green Building,Healthy Building,Healthy Building Materials,HPDs

0 replies | 721 views | Posted on: 03/05/2021 | Last updated: 03/05/2021

Webinar, Delivering Healthy Interiors, March 26, 1pm Sydney, Melbourne, ACT

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

This webinar brings materials and product intelligence together with design principles to help you deliver healthier interiors for clients – whether that be for commercial fitouts to the now bur

Healthy Materials Advanced, Online Training, May 19, 9 am - 4 pm

by samanthaklein // Intern

In this course, participants will learn which Materials & Resources (MR) credits in LEED v4 your project can easily achieve, and what you need to know to get them. TheMR credits in LEED v4 move us

Filed under: Materials Recovery

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Green Building,Healthy Building Materials,built environment

0 replies | 736 views | Posted on: 04/27/2021 | Last updated: 04/27/2021