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The Sneaky Switch from Construction to Design Credits

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Ah, as we bask in the last week of LEED 2009 registrations, we wistfully turn reflective on all our past LEED projects, standards and credits achieved that we’ll no longer see – ASHRAE 90.1-2007, the 500 mile radius, easy points for recycled content – all gone with the wind… When you take a deeper review of LEED […]


Our (Hypothetical) Strategy to Earn the EPD and Material Ingredient Reporting Credits for v4 Projects

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Who would have thought how much stress and headache LEED v4 would be causing design and construction teams as they are forced to scramble to find some of the few hundred products that have EPDs, HPDs, C2Cs? Actually, most people. That’s why in addition to EPD/HPD, you need to BYOB. The Badger got curious and […]



Easiest way to document IAQ management during construction – ever!

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So we’ve talked in the past about successfully documenting IEQc3.1, but still see the same challenges week after week. Here’s what should happen and what does happen. Should happen – IAQ management plan has been developed AND given to the subs. once the building is getting near dried in (or HVAC equipment starts to show […]