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Discussions with tag 'Water'

Should we be Worried about the Rapidly Expanding Desalinization Industry?

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Access to water is a growing issue, particularly with recent droughts. At first, desalinization sounds like a good idea. But I was reading an Environmental News Network article about how desalin…

Filed under: Climate Change

Keywords: Environment,Water,Desalinization,California

0 replies | 1238 views | Posted on: 09/02/2015 | Last updated: 09/02/2015

Fort Collins Companies Spearhead Net Zero Water Management Tool

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Five Fort Collins companies led by sustainability engineering and planning firm Brendle Group have spearheaded the Net Zero Water (NZW) Initiative and have created the Net Zero Water (NZW) toolkit to …

Filed under: Water Collection/Management; Rain & Stormwater

Colorado High Performance and Passive House Building Group

Keywords: Water,Net Zero Water Management,Fort Collins

0 replies | 1467 views | Posted on: 09/16/2015 | Last updated: 09/16/2015

Net Positive Energy and Water Conference, February 18-19 - San Diego

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Net Positive Energy and Water Conference, February 18-19 - San Diego Manchester Grand Hyatt 1 Market Place San Diego, CA 92101 The International Living Future Institute is hosting its third an…

Filed under: California

California Green Building

Keywords: Energy,Netzero,Water

0 replies | 755 views | Posted on: 02/08/2016 | Last updated: 02/08/2016

Smart Water-Smart Cities: A Cleantech Event - Thursday, December 1, 5:30 - 8:30 PM

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Smart Water-Smart Cities: A Cleantech Event Thursday, December 1, 5:30 - 8:30 PM Massachusetts Clean Energy Center 63 Franklin Street 3rd Floor Boston , MA 02110 Can Smart Water Technologies…

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Cleantech,Water

0 replies | 407 views | Posted on: 11/08/2016 | Last updated: 11/08/2016

Join with the AIA Committee on the Environment Advisory Group and Hundreds of Others to Reject Climate Denial Appointees

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Join hundreds of architects and supporters of green building practices and policies. Sign on to a letter written by the AIA Committee on the Environment Advisory Group. "Mr. Pruitt’s hearing too…

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Keywords: EPA,Health,Pollution,Water,Scott Pruitt,Climate Denial,Rick Perry,Air

0 replies | 1313 views | Posted on: 01/19/2017 | Last updated: 02/09/2017

WEFTEC Conference September 29th - October 3rd, New Orleans, Louisiana

by Eileen Flynn // Student

WEFTEC is the largest conference of its kind in North America and offers water quality professionals from around the world with the best water quality education and training available today. Also …

Filed under: Events

Developing Technologies

Keywords: Sustainability,Water

0 replies | 841 views | Posted on: 06/10/2018 | Last updated: 06/10/2018

MIT Water Summit 2018: Thirsty Cities, November 15-16, Cambridge, MA

by Phillip304 // Green Research & Development Analyst

By 2050, 70% of the world’s population will live in cities, up from 50% today. Many cities are already running out of water. This year’s MIT Water Summit brings together representatives of

Filed under: Massachusetts

Related to: Water Treatment and Filtration,Water Collection/Management; Rain & Stormwater

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Water Supply,Water,Water Conservation,Water Efficiency

0 replies | 859 views | Posted on: 10/28/2018 | Last updated: 10/28/2018

2019 Design-Build for Water/Wastewater, April 10-12 in Cincinnati, OH

by AbbieKnight

The Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference brings professionals together for three days of dynamic speakers, networking events, and the latest industry trends about design-build in the water/was

Filed under: Events

Keywords: Water,Design Build,Wastewater

0 replies | 793 views | Posted on: 03/21/2019 | Last updated: 03/21/2019

IE Expo China 2019, April 15-17, Shanghai

by AbbieKnight

IE Expo China 2019 taking place from April 15 to 17, 2019,  at Shanghai New International Expo Centre, which will cover all the high potential markets in environmental area:

· Water and

Filed under: Events

Keywords: Air Quality,Water,Waste,Soil,technology solutions

0 replies | 896 views | Posted on: 03/21/2019 | Last updated: 03/21/2019

Regenerative Earth Summit: Soil + Water + Climate, October 29-30, Boulder, CO

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

​Join At The Epicenter for the third annual Regenerative Earth Summit (RES19) - a unique convening of global leaders from across industry sectors, agriculture, academia and civic service. RES19 is o

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Colorado High Performance and Passive House Building Group

Keywords: Water,Climate,Soil,regenerative design

0 replies | 732 views | Posted on: 10/26/2019 | Last updated: 10/26/2019

Free Webinar: Water Efficiency Rating Score (WERS) - Is it Good for My Business? Earth Day, April 22, 12-1:15 pm

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

This webinar will introduce (or re-introduce) you to the Water Efficiency Rating Score (WERS). What does it analyze? Can WERS verifications be conducted while also doing an energy rating or green veri

Keywords: Water,Water Efficiency

0 replies | 1236 views | Posted on: 04/06/2020 | Last updated: 04/06/2020

Webinar: Legionella Basics in a COVID-19 World, August 27, 2pm EST

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Join us on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. EST for a one-hour discussion of Legionnella, the bacteria that can grow in building HVAC and water systems and causes Legionnaires Disease, a se

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

Buildings and Our Health - News and Information

Keywords: HVAC,Air Quality,Water,Air,Legionnaires Disease,Legionnella

0 replies | 1150 views | Posted on: 08/21/2020 | Last updated: 08/21/2020

Webinar: Deep Dive into Net Zero Water in the City, December 9, 8am - 10am EDT

by SarahA

The New England Living Building Collaborative is presenting a series of webinars on how water management, water efficiency and water and energy nexus concepts can be incorporated into project planning

Filed under: Resilience

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Water Supply,Water,Net Zero Water Management,Net Zero Water,Water Conservation,Water Efficiency

0 replies | 1006 views | Posted on: 11/17/2020 | Last updated: 11/17/2020

Water Resources Webinar: Preparing for EPA’s New Lead and Copper Rule, January 15, 9 am EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

Exposure to lead and copper may cause serious public health problems ranging from stomach distress to brain damage. Since 1991, EPA has imposed specific regulations to control lead and copper in drink

Filed under: Water Treatment and Filtration

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Water,Water Efficiency,Filtration

0 replies | 1520 views | Posted on: 12/20/2020 | Last updated: 12/20/2020

Webinar: Water, Vapour, and Air Control for Large Passive House Projects, January 29, 10 am EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

Building Enclosure Control Layers: Water, Vapour, and Air Control for Large Passive House Projects!

Filed under: Health and Air Quality

Connecticut Green Building

Keywords: Healthy Building,Passive House,Air Quality,Water,Connecticut Passive House

0 replies | 1188 views | Posted on: 12/29/2020 | Last updated: 12/29/2020

Free GreenCE webinar: Water Restoration for Green Building - Beyond Your Walls, February 17, 1 pm EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

In 2015, Global Water Crisis was listed as the Number 1 threat facing the planet over the next decade. Higher than Infectious Disease, Weapons of Mass Destruction and even Climate Change. Our responsi

Filed under: Water Collection/Management; Rain & Stormwater

Keywords: Water,water reuse

0 replies | 896 views | Posted on: 02/07/2021 | Last updated: 02/07/2021

Bridge to 2030: Building Electrification Webinar, March 16, 9 am EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

The Bridge to 2030 educational series invites audiences to delve into topics integral to 2030 District progress throughout Pennsylvania, including energy, water, transportation, indoor air quality, an

Filed under: Government Agencies and Initiatives

Pennsylvania Sustainability Group

Keywords: Energy,Transportation,financing,Water,Indoor Air Quality,Green Building Policies

0 replies | 863 views | Posted on: 02/21/2021 | Last updated: 02/22/2021

Webinar: Driving Potable Water Reduction in Residential Projects, March 25 12 pm EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

In this two-hour interactive webinar, participants will be guided through the results of a Seattle-based cost-benefit analysis called "A Decision Maker's Guide to Cost-Effective Residential P

Filed under: Water Collection/Management; Rain & Stormwater

Keywords: Water Supply,Water,Residential Green Building

0 replies | 724 views | Posted on: 02/28/2021 | Last updated: 03/01/2021

Free Green Building Webinar: Practically Perfect Plumbing, May 19, 12 pm EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

Once we build a very high-performance building from the perspective of heating, cooling and ventilation and install high efficiency lighting and plug loads, we are left with what to do about (hot) wat

Filed under: Plumbing

Keywords: Water,Water Efficiency,Plumbing

0 replies | 937 views | Posted on: 04/25/2021 | Last updated: 04/25/2021

Water Sensors Can Help Save $$ - Sensor Industries

by samanthaklein // Intern


Using water efficiently and avoiding waste should be a top priority for green builders, and all builders. Since water is a finite resource, it is essential to ensure that we have an adeq

Filed under: Green Living

Keywords: Water,IoT,Water Conservation,Flooding,Plumbing,Water Sensors,Leaks,Water leaks

0 replies | 9922 views | Posted on: 01/21/2022 | Last updated: 09/25/2023

Webinar: Building Resilience -- Resilient Water Systems, July 13, 11:30 am PDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

Access to clean drinking water is a fundamental human right. California’s water system faces a variety of challenges, from drought to an aging water infrastructure, to changes in precipitation.

Filed under: Webinars

California Green Building

Keywords: Drought,Water,California,Resilience,Resilient water systems

0 replies | 671 views | Posted on: 06/06/2022 | Last updated: 06/06/2022

Water Efficiency + Modern Design | HELVEX USA

by samanthaklein // Intern


Helvex is a leading manufacturer and distributor of water-efficient plumbing fixtures for bathrooms and kitchens, and has been selected as a partner for the #1920sMakeoverATL Passive Hou

Filed under: Green Living

Keywords: Water Efficiency,Eco Friendly Restrooms,Bathroom Design,Water,Water Conservation,Bathrooms,Kitchens,Plumbing Fixtures,Helvex,Fixtures

0 replies | 1532 views | Posted on: 07/19/2022 | Last updated: 01/16/2023

Sustainable Facilities Forum, May 18, In-Person in Sacramento, California, and Online

by Jonathan // Sustainability Coordinator

Join us for this online and in-person event highlighting strategies, best practices and technologies behind successful public sector facility projects.

Opening Keynote Speakers include:
Lindsey Ro

How Effective is ROCKWOOL Stone Wool Insulation Against Water?

by Rate It Green Team


What happens to ROCKWOOL stone mineral or stone wool insulation when it gets wet? This is an important question, as insulation is installed on the outside of the house, on the roof, on t

Filed under: #1920sMakeoverATL

Keywords: Resiliency,Water,Insulation,Resilience,ROCKWOOL,Building Envelope,Stone Wool Insulation,Mineral Wool Insulation

0 replies | 489 views | Posted on: 08/24/2023 | Last updated: 08/24/2023