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How to Blow SSp1

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Here’s a situation I’ve come across all to frequently. You get to the end of the project, everything seems good, all your points are in order, nothing but smooth sailing from here on out. But what about that often overlooked construction pre-requiste, SSp1 Construction Activity Pollution Prevention? The Badger has noted before what one of […]



Only 4 Months To Go!

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Wow, time flies! Only 4 months to go as we near the LEED v4 implementation deadline. The Badger has been on the road for nearly the last 8 weeks straight, and we’ve heard a common theme – project team’s still have A LOT of uncertainty on how they’re going to meet some of the v4 […]


Let’s Get a Decent Materials Submittal

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I’ve said it before, I’ve said it again, but getting the correct pieces of information from subcontractors early and often makes life sooooo much easier for managing the LEED construction process. When you’ve got to chase them from there to the moon, well after their scope of work is complete, it can be dang near […]



Badger Dance!

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Howdy Badgers! this week we are going to skip the beer review in lieu of something entertaining and highly informative! A gif of the Badger Dance! take notes, we will be practicing this dance at Green Build this year.  Green Badgers save so much time on documentation that they actually have time to stop and […]



LEED 2009 Timeline Extended

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If there is one thing we heard from folks at Greenbuild – it was how the heck is everyone going to address LEED version 4? While we’re shooting for compatiability in the next month or so, USGBC has responded to market concerns by extending the timeframe for LEED 2009 eligibility an addiitonal 16 months. Projects […]



There’s gotta be easier ways…

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Another nuance of LEED, no easy way to quickly and easily figure out water savings for the WEp1 and WEc3 credits. I’ve been there, done that. I’ve tried using the LEED template – adding rows, creating user and fixture groups, manually entering custom flow rates since there are only 2 options listed. It’s been a […]