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Discussions with tag 'High Performance'

Saint-Gobain's New North American Headquarters in Valley Forge - Aiming for LEED Platinum

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

As the world's largest building materials company and a leader in high performance building, it makes great sense that Saint-Gobain would show leadership and aim for excellence for the company's newly…

Pennsylvania Sustainability Group

Keywords: Green Building,Saint-Gobain,Leadership,High Performance

0 replies | 958 views | Posted on: 10/16/2015 | Last updated: 10/16/2015

Webinar: GreenBuilt Home Series - Wellness and High Performance, July 29, 3:30 pm CST

by samanthaklein // Intern

Homes featured during this session will include...

  • Cool Sustainable Home: This Evanston, IL home features a series of techniques and technologies that will help it achieve a predicted energy use

Filed under: Webinars

Illinois Green Building Group

Keywords: Green Homes Tour,High Performance,Illinois,Wellness

0 replies | 1123 views | Posted on: 07/11/2020 | Last updated: 07/11/2020

USGBC Webinar: Road to a Resilient Heartland - Excellence in Building Operations and Maintenance, August 19, 1 pm EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

As many companies turn their focus to their current/existing building stock, priorities include understanding the buildings performance and learning how to create a healthier environment for their emp

Filed under: Builders/Contractors

Keywords: High Performance,maintenance,building operations

0 replies | 734 views | Posted on: 07/29/2020 | Last updated: 07/29/2020

Webinar: Chase Center Arena & Mixed-Use Development: High Performance Design at Mission Bay, August 13, 2pm EDT

by EnergyManagementAssociation // Non profit association

The ambitious Chase Center Arena and Mixed-Use Development Project in San Francisco required an iterative and collaborative design process to achieve the building performance and sustainability goals

Filed under: Development

Keywords: Building Commissioning,Energy Efficiency,High Performance Building,High Performance,Mixed-Use,Energy Modeling

0 replies | 310 views | Posted on: 07/30/2020 | Last updated: 07/30/2020

Free Webinar: Net Zero Success Strategies: Building Science and Consumer Expectations, September 3, 2 pm EDT

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Efforts to achieve net zero and decarbonization are destined to fail if we maintain the status quo.  It’s not enough to advocate for high performance products and systems, like heat pump te

Keywords: Green Building,High Performance,Net zero,Decarbonization

0 replies | 847 views | Posted on: 08/27/2020 | Last updated: 08/27/2020

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 | 1064 views | Posted on: 12/04/2020 | Last updated: 12/04/2020

Green Building Myth Busting: It IS Fun to Watch a Pot Boil, on an Induction Cooktop (Video)

by Rate It Green Team

Have you wanted to see an induction stove at work?  Check out this Green Building Myth Busting video by Green Builder Matt Hoots and Lisa Connor, of Sub-Zero, Wolf Southeast, Inc.


Filed under: Appliances

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,High Performance,Indoor Air Quality,IAQ,Induction,Induction Cooking,Induction Stoves,Kitchens,IEQ,Myth Busting

1 replies | 10282 views | Posted on: 01/26/2021 | Last updated: 04/17/2023

Webinar: Ventilation, High Performance, and Passive House, March 10, 2 pm EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

In designing and building high-performance buildings, building ventilation is often an underappreciated component. The pandemic has made the health implications of good ventilation more obvious but th

Filed under: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC)

HVAC - Protecting Healthy Buildings with Pure Air Optimization

Keywords: Passive House,High Performance,Ventilation

0 replies | 1095 views | Posted on: 02/13/2021 | Last updated: 02/13/2021

Free Webinar: High-Performance Technology Options for All-Electric Homes in Cold Climates, June 22, 1pm

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

High performance, net zero, and off the grid are all terms many have heard of and will hear more of into the future as the country works to reduce carbon emissions. All electric homes greatly reduce c

Connecticut Green Building

Keywords: High Performance,Electrification,All-Electric Homes

0 replies | 960 views | Posted on: 06/09/2021 | Last updated: 06/09/2021

"Gas vs Electricity" Misperceptions Still Tipping the Scales?

by SawHorse, Inc.

Many Americans Still Think All-Electric means sacrificing performance.


As an owner of a premium [design + build] firm, I get asked which products are best for my client's house based

Filed under: #1920sMakeoverATL

Keywords: Induction Cooking,Energy Efficiency,Natural Gas,High Performance,Indoor Air Quality,Decarbonization,Electrification,Gas vs Electric,All-Electric Building

0 replies | 7228 views | Posted on: 07/18/2021 | Last updated: 07/25/2021

EEBA High Performance Homes Summit, September 14 -16, Denver, CO

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Reach for the Summit A Future Where Every Home is High Performing, Healthy & Resilient.

Join EEBA September 14-16, 2021 in Denver, Colorado for a High Performance Home Summit focused

Colorado High Performance and Passive House Building Group

Keywords: High Performance,High Performance Homes,EEBA

0 replies | 1183 views | Posted on: 08/23/2021 | Last updated: 08/23/2021

Passive House Primer, September 8, 1-2 PM EDT

by Richard Minasian // Student

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 free session at the Building

Filed under: Passive House

Keywords: Construction,Passive House,High Performance

0 replies | 1375 views | Posted on: 08/25/2021 | Last updated: 08/26/2021

Workshop: Contracts, Climate, & Compliance, September 14, 8:30-10 AM

by Richard Minasian // Student

Join Building Energy Exchange, AIA New York, and ASHRAE New York for a BE-Ex Architect Advisory Council (AAC) workshop focusing on the legal risk and responsibility of high performance design and cons

Filed under: Environment

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Design,Construction,High Performance,Climate,built environment,Contracts

0 replies | 1059 views | Posted on: 08/25/2021 | Last updated: 08/25/2021

Webinar: IAQ Strategies for Healthy Buildings, June 15, 1 pm CT

by samanthaklein // Intern

The COVID-19 pandemic has not only radically changed how we live, but has brought indoor air quality to the forefront. IAQ has never been more important than it is right now when it comes to the healt

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Healthy Building,High Performance,Indoor Air Quality,built environment

0 replies | 846 views | Posted on: 06/04/2022 | Last updated: 06/04/2022

Free CE Webinar: Energy Efficient Homes. Guaranteed, August 24, 12 PM

by gracemorrison

Why guess when you can know?

Residential Energy Guarantees give builders a way to give homeowners peace of mind. Having an energy guarantee can also validate your standing as a builder who is

Filed under: Webinars

Buildings and Our Health - News and Information

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,High Performance

0 replies | 1272 views | Posted on: 06/24/2022 | Last updated: 07/26/2022

Free Green Building Webinar: Protect, Enhance and Maintain Glass, November 3, 12 pm ET

by samanthaklein // Intern

This webinar will evaluate protective coatings as a solution for many common problems encountered during the life-cycle of a building. Some of the easily recognized benefits of a low maintenance coati

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: High Performance,Residential Buildings,Performance Glass,Maintaining Glass

0 replies | 699 views | Posted on: 10/04/2022 | Last updated: 10/04/2022

Free Green Building Webinar: Polyiso - The Next Generation Air & Water Resistive Barrier, November 18, 12 pm ET

by samanthaklein // Intern

To educate design professionals about ‘Building Longevity and Sustainability’ and how these concepts impact making buildings more energy efficient, this course examines how foil-faced Poly

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,High Performance,Thermal Energy

0 replies | 606 views | Posted on: 10/19/2022 | Last updated: 10/21/2022

Free Green Building Webinar: Protect, Enhance and Maintain Glass with a High-Performance Glass Coating, February 21, 12 pm ET

by samanthaklein // Intern

During this webinar, participants will evaluate protective coatings as a solution for many common problems encountered during the life-cycle of a building. Some of the easily recognized benefits of a

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: High Performance,Technology,Performance Glass,Maintaining Glass

0 replies | 730 views | Posted on: 01/17/2023 | Last updated: 01/18/2023

Free Webinar: Making Fenestration Part of your Overall Energy Management Plan, April 18, 2 pm ET

by samanthaklein // Intern

This presentation will outline the impact of energy efficient fenestration in commercial buildings, the opportunities for new construction and full fenestration retrofits, and how you can make fenestr

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Energy,Energy Efficiency,Construction,High Performance,Commercial Buildings,High Performance Windows,fenestration

0 replies | 579 views | Posted on: 04/06/2023 | Last updated: 04/06/2023

Free Webinar: Retrofitting Homes for Electrification and Decarbonization, September 7, 9 am ET

by samanthaklein // Intern

From alignment with California’s decarbonization goals and local ordinances prohibiting new gas installs, Dan Perunko of Balance Point Home Performance will outline the necessary steps to electr

Filed under: Webinars

California Green Building

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,High Performance,Decarbonization,Electrification

0 replies | 431 views | Posted on: 08/07/2023 | Last updated: 08/07/2023

Western Springs Green Home Tour: Age in Place LEED Platinum Home, November 2, Western Springs, IL (free)

by samanthaklein // Intern

During this home tour, attendees will learn how this project focused on the owner’s desire to make their new home able to accommodate their aging needs while also prioritizing a high level of su

Filed under: Events

Illinois Green Building Group

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Solar,Green Building Tour,High Performance,Low Carbon

0 replies | 233 views | Posted on: 10/20/2023 | Last updated: 10/20/2023

Free Webinar: Energy Storage Systems for Backup Power, December 8, 12 pm PT

by samanthaklein // Intern

While there are economic incentives for grid-interactive customers who combine PV generation with energy storage, customers when polled, said that their primary motivation for using PV and battery sys

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Economy,Energy Storage,High Performance,Battery Systems,Electrification

0 replies | 256 views | Posted on: 11/15/2023 | Last updated: 11/15/2023

Free PG&E Webinar: Electrify Efficiently: Operating a Heat Pump – Best Practices to Minimize Call Backs, December 8, 12 pm PT

by samanthaklein // Intern

Heat pumps are inherently different than gas furnaces or gas water heaters. Contractors and other industry professionals must take time to educate customers, clients, and others on these differences t

Filed under: Webinars

California Green Building

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,High Performance,Heat Pumps,Electrification

0 replies | 294 views | Posted on: 11/17/2023 | Last updated: 11/17/2023

Free Webinar: Getting into Low Carbon Construction, January 17, 10:30 am EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

Participants will be introduced to EQUANS, United Living, Clarion Futures, Retrofit Academy & Greener South East, and Mid Kent College & College of West Anglia.

EQUANS is a provider of

Filed under: Webinars

UK Green Building

Keywords: Healthy Housing,Energy Efficiency,Renewable Energy,Smart Buildings,Construction,High Performance,Low Carbon Development

0 replies | 56 views | Posted on: 12/01/2023 | Last updated: 12/01/2023