While it’s easy for the team to stay up to date with Green Badger’s real-time dashboards, we know that a lot of projects require monthly updates as a part of payups or just a part of monthly documentation. With Green Badger it’s now as easy as one, two, three: Click the download button in your […]
Sourcing of Raw Materials is a streamlined, more achievable version of the LEED v4 credit. The v4 credit had an unachievable Option 1 (for corporate sustainability reporting), and a 2nd option that required 25% of products by cost to meet a variety of environmental metrics. However, it limited the ability of structural and envelope products to comply.
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 achievable. The updates to LEED v4.1 make credit achievement for 1 point very straightforward by eliminating the material streams requirement. Additional points are required by actually […]
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.