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indoor air quality inspections
September 30, 2022

LEED Indoor Air Quality Inspection Checklist

Indoor air quality inspections continue to be a challenge for project teams, so Green Badger has put together this Indoor Air Quality Inspection Checklist.

LEED Resources for Construction Project Teams
September 19, 2022

Green Badger’s LEED Resources for Construction Project Teams

A comprehensive overview of Green Badger’s LEED Resources for construction projects teams to utilize from site work to commissioning.

epd and mir option 2 compliant products
September 1, 2022

Search by LEED BPDO Option 2 Compliance in Green Badger’s Product Database

Green Badger users can now search by LEED BPDO Option 2 compliance in our product database to see which products comply to earn each credit.

supplier diversity mwbe traicking esg
August 29, 2022

Construction ESG Reporting for Supplier Diversity (MWBE) and Social Metrics

The growing importance of ESG in construction means learning how to translate metrics like MWBE on every project, not just the few that require it.

diamond vogel leed compliant paint
August 16, 2022

LEED v4/v4.1 Compliant Paints: Diamond Vogel

Having trouble finding primers? Here’s another manufacturer for you to use! The goal of this post is to highlight paint products from Diamond Vogel that will help you earn the low-emitting materials credit in LEED v4/v4.1.

Real-world strategies for earning EPD and MIR Option 2
August 7, 2022

Real-world strategies for earning EPD and MIR Option 2’s in LEED v4.1

At Green Badger, we work with hundreds of LEED project teams to review their LEED scorecards, provide quarterly project reviews, or even provide LEED consulting services. This allows us to keep tabs on which products actually comply with the EPD and MIR Option 2 credits so that teams can earn these points.

how to read a leed scorecard
June 23, 2022

How To Read a LEED Scorecard

If you’re working on your first LEED project and need some guidance on how to read a LEED scorecard, Green Badger has you covered.

construction waste
April 28, 2022

How to Create a Construction Waste Management Plan for LEED

LEED project teams can achieve 2 points for construction waste management with proper planning and communication. However, all projects must first develop and implement a construction and demolition waste management plan to achieve any points.

LEED BPDO Option 2 Credits
April 18, 2022

How to Collaborate with your Architect to Earn LEED BPDO Option 2 Credits

The problem with the LEED BPDO Option 2 Credits is that, while they can be achieved, your team really needs to specify which products are going to be used from the beginning of the project in order to achieve them.

LEED v4 Compliant Paint Products and Manufacturers
February 16, 2022

LEED v4 Compliant Paint Products and Manufacturers

Most of the big paint manufacturers have LEED v4 compliant paint products. You’ll find multiple paint product lines that not only meet the Low Emitting Materials requirements but also offer a slew of EPDS, HPDs, Cradle to Cradle certificates, and Product Lens Certifications.

LEED v4 Compliant Paint Products and Manufacturers
January 13, 2022

Switching from LEED Version 4.0 to Version 4.1

Project teams can switch from LEED v4.0 to v4.1 on a credit by credit basis. Here are Green Badgers tips and recommendations for how to do so.

LEED v4 Compliant Paint Products and Manufacturers
January 13, 2022

Flooring Adhesives for LEED v4 Low Emitting Materials

Highlighting construction flooring adhesives that will help you earn the LEED v4/v4.1 low-emitting materials credit.