LEED v4.1

Construction worker with sunset in background
May 24, 2023

LEED Pilot Credit: Social Equity within the Supply Chain

To understand social equity in the supply chain, let’s first define it. Social equity refers to the fair and ethical treatment of all stakeholders involved in the production and delivery of goods and services. This…

indoor air quality filters
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.

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.

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.

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
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.

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.

Health Product Declaration Examples
September 8, 2021

Health Product Declaration Examples

Health Product Declaration examples with an overview of the goals, benefits, and uses of HPDs and how they relate to LEED v4.

Environmental Product Declaration Examples
August 17, 2021

Environmental Product Declaration Examples

Environmental product declarations examples showing how they are LEED compliant.

health product declaration
August 16, 2021

Finding HPDs for LEED v4 and v4.1

One way to earn the Material Ingredient reporting credit in LEED v4 and v4.1 by using products with Health Product Declarations.

environmental product declaration
August 9, 2021

What is an EPD?

Understanding environmental product declarations: what is an EPD, how do I make sure they are LEED compliant, and how do I find them?