By Luke Carothers via Civil and Structural Engineer Magazine One of the major topics of conversation within the AEC in the past six months has been indoor air quality, and the role that indoor air quality plays in someone’s overall health and happiness. With the outbreak of a global pandemic that is spread through the air, engineers […]
Written by Chris Rodermond via Masonry Magazine According to recent statistics, the size of the Green Building Market in the United States is now $81B, and “The number of LEED-certified projects in the United States rose from 296 certifications in 2006 up to over 67,200 in 2018.” This rapidly expanding industry has undoubtedly gained significant market share. Furthermore, with the […]
Sustainable construction software solution empowers Canadian company Govan Brown to meet green building standard.
If contractors want to make interior air quality (IAQ) a priority for their next construction project, look no further than the requirements in LEED v4.1.
The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred a new focus on how health and wellness issues can be proactively addressed through building design and green construction techniques.
Green construction techniques are valuable tools for creating healthy learning environments that benefit both students and teachers. Around the country, municipalities are making green certification for schools less of an option and more of a given as they adopt new requirements. Take Chicago, for example. Every school in the city must earn the Leadership in […]
It might not always be top of mind on the jobsite, but what happens during construction will affect the indoor air quality of a building long after a project is finished.
By Luke Carothers via Civil and Structural Engineer Magazine In the current industry, there is almost a compulsory nature about the LEED documentation process. With an impetus on not only achieving LEED certification but tmaintaining it as well, many in the AEC industry are in need of accurate and efficient software capabilities to support their LEED […]
Despite the seeming opposition to LEED certification in some states, the truth is that green construction practices are here to stay.
Green Badger has released a new guide to help general contractors earn credits for using sustainable and safe building products and materials.