It can be done… but you’re really going to have to plan for it! The MRc2 credit that was dead-on-arrival in LEED v4, Multi-Attribute Optimization, now has a very slight pulse in LEED v4.1. Now, the credit thresholds have been re-written so that only 10 products are needed, and there’s actually a confirmed standard to […]
You can’t let these 2 points go to waste! Construction waste management is pursued on nearly every LEED project, and for good reason. With proper planning, two points are readily achievable. The updates to LEED v4.1 make credit achievement easier across the board by requiring less total material streams to earn the points. The challenge? […]
One way to earn the Material Ingredient reporting credit (which is Option 1 in Material Ingredients) in LEED versions 4 and 4.1 by using products with Health Product Declarations (HPDs).
Our takeaways from the Greenbuild 2019 conference and expo, and some predictions for the future of Green Construction in 2020.
After almost 4 years of waiting, construction project teams now have LEED compliant PVC/CPVC cement products to add to their projects.
Drywall and gypsum board are on every construction project in the country, but did you know that they can easily earn you multiple EPDS and HPDs for your LEED projects?
Today, we’re going to take a look at what you need to know about Environmental Product Declarations, or EPDs, to qualify for LEED version 4 and 4.1.
Green Badger has written on a bunch of LEED product categories that have multiple options to help you earn EPDs and HPDs, but no category has been as chock-full of manufacturers and products as the flooring category.
This is part five in Green Badger’s series of deep dives into the changes for LEED v4.1 and how they may affect project teams moving forward. In this post, we cover changes to construction waste management.
This is part four in Green Badger’s series of deep dives into the changes for LEED v4.1 and how they may affect project teams moving forward. For more resources, visit the other posts in our series bellow: Part One: Introducing the LEED v4.1 Update Part Two: Green Bader’s LEED v4.1 Update Review – Environmental Product […]