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 […]

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 […]

Not all HPDs are Created Equal…

If you’ve spent any time trying to track down Health Product Declarations, you’ve probably found them in a variety of sources – manufacturer websites, the HPD Collaborative, SmithGroups database, Building Green, amongst many other sites. What you’ll find are a wide variety of types of documentation, detailing material and chemical compositions to varying degrees. Now the Badger […]

Don’t Be an Angry LEED Guy…

We’ve all been there – frustrated beyond belief with tracking and managing LEED documentation. Check the video – sound familiar? At least there’s a better way!

Let’s Get a Decent Materials Submittal

I’ve said it before, I’ve said it again, but getting the correct pieces of information from subcontractors early and often makes life sooooo much easier for managing the LEED construction process. When you’ve got to chase them from there to the moon, well after their scope of work is complete, it can be dang near […]

Whoever said the more the merrier wasn’t talking about LEED submittals…

197 pages… I’ve read books shorter than 197 pages. What was it – the latest cutting edge green building journal? The newest tweener vampire book? The beer list at Hops and Barley? None of the above – it was the submittal that was sent in when LEED documentation for hollow metal doors and frames was requested. […]

Win That Next LEED Project – 5 Key Tips

Winning project work is tough, and having LEED in the mix can make it even more challenging. Here are 5 tips to make your LEED case more compelling and set you apart from your competition.

Good Doc, Bad Doc – What You Need for MRc4

LEED documentation can be finicky. Some manufacturers have great, easily accessible product information that is readily available on their website – with others it is like pulling teeth. For Materials Credits, this is critically important. Take MRc4 – Recycled Content. When a product data sheet gets to a LEED reviewer, they are looking for two critical […]