Drywall and gypsum board are on every construction project in the country, but did you know that they can easily earn you multiple EPDS and HPDs for your LEED projects?
Today, we’re going to take a look at what you need to know about Environmental Product Declarations, or EPDs, to qualify for LEED version 4 and 4.1.
Green Badger has written on a bunch of LEED product categories that have multiple options to help you earn EPDs and HPDs, but no category has been as chock-full of manufacturers and products as the flooring category.
This is part five in Green Badger’s series of deep dives into the changes for LEED v4.1 and how they may affect project teams moving forward. In this post, we cover changes to construction waste management.
This is part four in Green Badger’s series of deep dives into the changes for LEED v4.1 and how they may affect project teams moving forward. For more resources, visit the other posts in our series bellow: Part One: Introducing the LEED v4.1 Update Part Two: Green Bader’s LEED v4.1 Update Review – Environmental Product […]
You wouldn’t go spend years developing a program, a rating system if you will, and get all sorts of input from a diverse group of industry experts, and have multiple rounds of consensus, if some of what you were proposing was not even possible, would you? Errrrrrr, the answer is apparently yes. While it has […]
Did you know that there is official LEED submission guidance, straight from the good people at USGBC? There is! And you can download it below! One caveat – we took a read through it, and it seems to be a re-hash of what’s in the reference guide, but hey, at this point, anything helps. Download […]
We’re sniffing for a duct mastic that meet LEED v4 requirements – and we’ve found a few! Let us know if you’ve found any others! Design Polymerics DP1010 Water Based Duct Sealant Design Polymerics 1020 Water Based Duct Sealant Design Ploymerics 2501/2502 Water Based Duct Liner Adhesive MEI Eco Duct Seal Miracle ULTRASEAL GREEN […]
The Badger is always on the prowl for products that can help teams earn LEED v4 materials and IAQ credits. We’ve recently come across a few more options in the challenging sealant and adhesive category and thought you’d want to know. Our friends at Everkem let us know they recently got final emissions testing results […]
The Badger’s been accused of having a potty-mouth at times, but that’s not always a bad thing! In fact, your bathroom flooring systems can really help you get your LEED credits rolling, especially with products by Laticrete. Too many to list here – but they have over 100 products with HPDs to help with Material […]