Regulators…Mount Up!

On February 17, 2016 by Tommy Linstroth

With all do respect to Warren G and the Regulators, this post is all about….commingled waste recycling! Whoa, bet you didn’t see that coming! But, its a topic top of mind based on a phone call with a project team the other day. If you haven’t been reading the reference guide lately and all the […]

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Does your Job Site Trailer Look Like This?

On February 10, 2016 by Tommy Linstroth

You know, we give a presentation called Stopping Surprises, Managing the LEED Construction Process (which is GBCI approved if you need CEs!) a good bit, and one of the tips we mention is that communication is pretty important across a lot of the LEED credits (duh). We’ve written in the past about signage on construction […]

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How to Not F@*K Up IEQc3.1

On January 27, 2016 by Tommy Linstroth

There are some LEED credits that are easy to implement and hard to document, some that are hard to implement but easy to document, and some weird combination in between. IEQc3.1 falls somewhere in the middle. One on hand, implementationshould be easy – none of it is rocket science. If there is ductwork onsite, keep […]

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Two Key Tips for VOC Management

On January 20, 2016 by Tommy Linstroth

In an ideal (LEED-based) world, all products would come with a giant stamp right on them, or on the first page of a submittal, with big bold wording stating things like VOC content, FSC number or recycled percentage. For better or for worse, that certainly isn’t the case. What I am amazed with, however, is […]

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Win That Next LEED Project – 5 Key Tips

On January 15, 2016 by Tommy Linstroth

Winning project work is tough, and having LEED in the mix can make it even more challenging. Here are 5 tips to make your LEED case more compelling and set you apart from your competition. Read the full article here. 

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Don’t Flush These Points Down the Drain!

On January 14, 2016 by Tommy Linstroth

If there’s one LEED credit I see getting bypassed with very little consideration on most projects, it would have to be Innovative Wastewater Technologies. This credit requires cutting blackwater (water used for sewage conveyance) by 50%, or by treating wastewater onsite. Maybe its just the title – what sort of crazy technology do we need […]

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Is It Dusty In Here, Or Is It Just Me?

On January 1, 2016 by Tommy Linstroth

There’s nothing like walking out onto a project site on a hot, sunny day, taking a deep breath – and inhaling a bunch of dust that’s whipping around the jobsite. Good times! Other than just being a nuisance and getting your car really dirty, onsite dust control happens to  be the most common comment I’ve gotten back […]

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