It can be done… but you’re really going to have to plan for it! The MRc2 credit that was dead-on-arrival in LEED v4, Multi-Attribute Optimization, now has a very slight pulse in LEED v4.1. Now, the credit thresholds have been re-written so that only 10 products are needed, and there’s actually a confirmed standard to […]
By Luke Carothers via Civil and Structural Engineer Magazine One of the major topics of conversation within the AEC in the past six months has been indoor air quality, and the role that indoor air quality plays in someone’s overall health and happiness. With the outbreak of a global pandemic that is spread through the air, engineers […]
You can’t let these 2 points go to waste! Construction waste management is pursued on nearly every LEED project, and for good reason. With proper planning, two points are readily achievable. The updates to LEED v4.1 make credit achievement easier across the board by requiring less total material streams to earn the points. The challenge? […]
Written by Chris Rodermond via Masonry Magazine According to recent statistics, the size of the Green Building Market in the United States is now $81B, and “The number of LEED-certified projects in the United States rose from 296 certifications in 2006 up to over 67,200 in 2018.” This rapidly expanding industry has undoubtedly gained significant market share. Furthermore, with the […]
Two months into the new decade, the construction industry is as busy as ever. Within this booming industry, teams are seeing increasingly more projects going green.
It’s a new year for the construction industry, and 2020 will an exciting time to pursue Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification for your green construction project. With the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) planning to fully transition to LEED v4.1 in the coming year, designers and builders have a clearer path toward pursuing […]
Our takeaways from the Greenbuild 2019 conference and expo, and some predictions for the future of Green Construction in 2020.
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.
Today, Green Badger is featuring green building superheroes Dave Hubka and Jing Hong from Rivion who we have had the pleasure of working with over the past few years. Jing Hong is a Mechanical Solutions Consultant with Rivion. Jing works on LEED building projects and assists with the building system design, commissioning, and implementation of […]