v4 Compliant Bathrooms

The Badger’s been accused of having a potty-mouth at times, but that’s not always a bad thing! In fact, your bathroom flooring systems can really help you get your LEED credits rolling, especially with products by Laticrete. Too  many to list here – but they have over 100 products with HPDs to help with Material […]

You Can’t Spell Doors without EPDs

Wait, you CAN spell doors without EPDs. BUT you can earn a lot of EPDs with your door hardware from multiple manufacturers. Shucks, here’s a list below, all with multiple options, that offer EPDs. Play your cards right, you could quite literally earn the EPD credit just on your door systems! Norton – door closers […]

The EPDs You CAN’T Miss

Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for LEED v4 Materials and Resources Credit 2 can be tough to come by. It can take over a year for a product to get an EPD developed, and that is if there is a product category rule already in existence. We won’t bore you with those details, but will share […]

HPDs the Easy Way

At Green Badger, we’re all about efficiency – making LEED documentation more efficient, helping you select your next beer quicker – you get the point. So this will be short and sweet. Moving forward, as we continue to grow and expand our v4 product database, we’ll be providing updates on broad product brands and categories […]

Spec, verify, repeat!

Every day I have a conversation with someone struggling through the EPD and HPD credits for LEED v4. It is odd – those two are only worth 2 points, so amount of time and effort spent should be minimal or you could just ignore those 2 points and opt for easier ones. Well, if you […]

Construction Waste Management – LEED v3 vs v4

Greenbuild is over, the holidays are upon us, and the clock is officially ticking on LEED v4 becoming the one and only option for new LEED projects. Just a short 10 months away! Its like counting down the ball drop on New Year’s Eve – or something like that. Since LEED v4 will be the […]

Regulators…Mount Up!

With all do respect to Warren G and the Regulators, this post is all about….commingled waste recycling! Whoa, bet you didn’t see that coming! But, its a topic top of mind based on a phone call with a project team the other day. If you haven’t been reading the reference guide lately and all the […]

The Importance of Signage on LEED Construction Sites

A simple way to help manage construction waste on site is to have clear signage that labels the recycling dumpsters with what material goes where. “I Saw the Signage.” – Ace of Base With all due respect to Ace of Base and their chart topper I Saw the Sign, I don’t think they were picturing […]