The easiest entrance into EPDs for your LEED project may be your doors and hardware

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Green Badger does not endorse any brands or products. We simply provide information on products we come across that may benefit LEED v4 projects. The easiest entrance into EPDs for your project may be your doors and hardware. Do you see what we did there? Entrance, doors… BAM! Clever wordplay aside, the Badger’s got some […]

The LEED v4 Materials Credits You Can Actually Achieve

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You wouldn’t go spend years developing a program, a rating system if you will, and get all sorts of input from a diverse group of industry experts, and have multiple rounds of consensus, if some of what you were proposing was not even possible, would you? Errrrrrr, the answer is apparently yes. While it has […]

LEED v4 Certification Tips Straight From USGBC

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Did you know that there is official LEED submission guidance, straight from the good people at USGBC? There is! And you can download it below! One caveat – we took a read through it, and it seems to be a re-hash of what’s in the reference guide, but hey, at this point, anything helps. Download […]

New v4 Sealants We’ve Found

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The Badger is always on the prowl for products that can help teams earn LEED v4 materials and IAQ credits. We’ve recently come across a few more options in the challenging sealant and adhesive category and thought you’d want to know.  Our friends at Everkem let us know they recently got final emissions testing results […]

Our (Hypothetical) Strategy to Earn the EPD and Material Ingredient Reporting Credits for v4 Projects

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Who would have thought how much stress and headache LEED v4 would be causing design and construction teams as they are forced to scramble to find some of the few hundred products that have EPDs, HPDs, C2Cs? Actually, most people. That’s why in addition to EPD/HPD, you need to BYOB. The Badger got curious and […]