Carbon

Understanding Building Green’s Contractor’s Commitment to Sustainable Building Practices
May 23, 2024

Building Green’s Commitment to Sustainable Practices

Although general contractors are not responsible for deciding what and where to build, there is a significant impact that their construction projects have on the environment. Until now, there has not been a way to…

Green Badger Logo - Embodied Carbon Emissions image
March 14, 2024

The Basics of Embodied Carbon

Embodied carbon is one of the hottest topics in the sustainable building industry, and for a good reason. 51% of carbon emissions from construction will be from embodied carbon between 2020 – 2050 (Architecture 2030)….

California's New Sustainability Reporting Requirements preview image
February 23, 2024

California’s New Sustainability Reporting Requirements

In late 2023, California entered a new era of corporate responsibility with the signing of SB 253 and SB 261. These are two major components of the state’s Climate Accountability Package. California General Contractors must…

advancing construction decarbonization 2023 logo and an image of downtown denver, CO
August 30, 2023

Advancing Construction Decarbonization 2023 Conference Recap

In an era where the urgency for sustainable practices is paramount, the second annual Advancing Construction Decarbonization Conference shone as a beacon of ingenuity and insight. Spanning from July 31 to August 2, in the…

Headphones on a table with a phone and the green badger logo - podcasts
July 13, 2023

Listen While you Work (Vol 2): Podcast Interviews

Green Badger is always looking to spread the word about green construction compliance easier and more efficient. While we have a bunch of resources including ebooks, webinars, and cheat sheet that you can read or…

esg image with green and blue
May 17, 2023

Green Badger’s Upcoming ESG Guide Release

It seems you can’t open a newspaper or read an industry publication without seeing the letters ESG – and that’s not a bad thing. As the construction industry, real-estate in general, and all the associated…

ec3 calculator and embodied carbon
November 1, 2022

EC3 Calculator and Embodied Carbon of Materials

The EC3 Calculator is a great resource for construction project teams to start diving into the embodied carbon of materials.