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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.

Introducing the LEED v4.1 Update
January 12, 2022

Green Badger Donates Another 2,500 Trees to One Tree Planted in 2021!

Thanks to all of our new project teams in 2021, we were able to plant 2,500 trees through our partnership with One Tree Planted bringing our total up to 7,800 tree donations.

leed construction user group
December 10, 2021

Join Green Badger’s New LEED Construction User Group

Green Badger is bringing together players in the green construction industry to connect on sustainability best practices with a LEED construction user group.

Declare labels
November 28, 2021

What are Declare Labels?

Declare labels are another form of material ingredient reporting that are growing in popularity. Learn more about Declare and how it complies with LEED.

cradle to cradle
November 24, 2021

Understanding Cradle to Cradle Certification

Understanding Cradle to Cradle Certified Products® is basic knowledge that you should have if you’re working on a LEED project

LEED QAQC
October 27, 2021

LEED QAQC: Invest in the QA to streamline the QC

Being more effective and strategic with LEED quality assurance plans will result in more effective documentation submittals.

Keep Your LEED Reviewers Happy
October 24, 2021

How to Keep Your LEED Reviewers Happy

Nothing dampens the mood like 20 pages of comments on your LEED certification review. Making sure your LEED documentation for submission to the GBCI meets all the proper requirements will keep your reviewers happy and can increase credit achievement rates.

Setting up for Successful LEED Submission to GBCI
October 22, 2021

Setting up for Successful LEED Submission to GBCI

Keep your GBCI LEED reviewers happy during your LEED submission with these six strategies presented by Lauren Rochell at CMPBS.