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Discussions with tag 'Materials'

EBC Ninth Annual Construction and Demolition Materials Regional Summit

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

January 29, 2015 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm Sheraton Framingham Hotel 1657 Worcester Road Framingham, MA 01701 The Ninth Annual EBC Construction and Demolition Materials Regional Summit will update …

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Green Building,Demolition,Materials

0 replies | 493 views | Posted on: 01/26/2015 | Last updated: 03/06/2015

Sustainable Minds Presents: The Material Health Overview (MHO): Sept 29, Oct 6, Oct 13

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Sustainable Minds Presents: The Material Health Overview (MHO) Thur, Sep 29, 2pm ET: James Connelly, Director, Living Product Challenge Kristen Girts, Assoc. Quality Engineer, TOTO USA …

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Green Building,Materials,Material Health Overview,Transparency

0 replies | 662 views | Posted on: 09/25/2015 | Last updated: 09/25/2015

The 2nd International Research Conference on Sustainable Energy, Engineering, Materials and Environment (SEEME), 25–27 July, Asturias, Spain

by Eileen Flynn // Student

This conference offers a platform for worldwide researchers and scientists from academia, industry and government to discuss proposals and disseminate results on sustainable energy and materials and i…

Filed under: Events

Developing Technologies

Keywords: Materials,Environment,Sustainable Energy,engineering

0 replies | 351 views | Posted on: 06/04/2018 | Last updated: 06/04/2018

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 | 1998 views | Posted on: 01/31/2020 | Last updated: 01/31/2020

FREE Webinar: Sustainable + Contemporary Commercial Restroom Materials, 2 Dates: March 27 and April 1, 12-1 EDT

by GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction

When designing a restroom or other space, professionals are often faced with the challenge of selecting materials that function, appeal to the senses, and contribute to green building initiatives. In

Keywords: Materials,Commercial Restrooms,Commercial Restroom Design

0 replies | 987 views | Posted on: 03/24/2020 | Last updated: 04/09/2020

FREE Webinar: Sustainable + Contemporary Commercial Restroom Materials, 2 Dates: March 27 and April 1, 12-1 EDT

by GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction

When designing a restroom or other space, professionals are often faced with the challenge of selecting materials that function, appeal to the senses, and contribute to green building initiatives. In

Keywords: Materials,Commercial Restrooms,Commercial Restroom Design

0 replies | 1316 views | Posted on: 03/24/2020 | Last updated: 04/09/2020

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 | 983 views | Posted on: 07/14/2020 | Last updated: 07/15/2020

Our Global Chemical Experiment: An Online Lecture by Anna Young from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, September 15, 5 pm

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

On Tuesday, September 15th Parsons Healthy Materials Lab will host Dr. Anna Young from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health for a lecture titled Our Global Chemical Experiment: How Healthy Bu

Free Webinar, October 29, 9-10:30 am EDT: Health in the Built Environment Series: Healthy and Transparent Building Materials

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

How do we ensure that the legacy of our designs are positive for both people and the environment? It starts with leadership and commitment. How can we as product manufacturers, designers, and builders

Webinar: Selecting Healthy Insulation and Air Sealants

by samanthaklein // Intern

Insulation and air sealing are two cost-effective ways to increase the energy efficiency of a home. However, the chemicals that are found in some of these products or used during their production can

Filed under: Energy

Keywords: Climate Change,Energy,Materials,Health

0 replies | 712 views | Posted on: 11/27/2020 | Last updated: 11/27/2020

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 | 1587 views | Posted on: 12/20/2020 | Last updated: 12/21/2020

Webinar: EBC 15th Annual Construction and Demolition Materials Management, January 29, 8:30 am EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

The EBC 15th Annual Construction and Demolition (C&D) Materials Management Summit continues to be the primary industry forum that explores the state of the C&D industry in New England. C&D

Filed under: Builders/Contractors

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Demolition,Materials,Green Construction

0 replies | 1151 views | Posted on: 12/29/2020 | Last updated: 12/29/2020

CaraGreen Webinar: Fitwel - Get to Know the Latest Healthy Building Standard, January 12, 12 - 1 pm EST (Free!)

by CaraGreen

Design trends are constantly changing... especially as health comes to the forefront. While the consideration of human health in our built environment isn’t entirely new, it is just now that the bui

Buildings and Our Health - News and Information

Keywords: Green Building,Healthy Building,Materials,Health,Fitwel,Caragreen

1 replies | 838 views | Posted on: 01/06/2021 | Last updated: 01/10/2021

Cambria’s Coordinates Collection - 14 New Quartz Surfaces Designed in Collaboration with Gensler (Video)

by Rate It Green Team


Green Builder Matt Hoots recently collaborated with Cambria’s Field Marketing Director Ellie Knips to bring Rate It Green Members and audience this video introduction to Cambria’s ne

Filed under: Quartz Countertops

Related to: Quartz Countertops,Countertops

Keywords: Green Building,Materials,Sustainability,Countertops,Cambria,Quartz Surfaces,Coordinates Collection

0 replies | 2327 views | Posted on: 01/08/2021 | Last updated: 02/24/2021

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 | 431 views | Posted on: 02/19/2021 | Last updated: 02/24/2021