LEED v4 Certification Tips Straight From USGBC

Did you know that there is official LEED submission guidance, straight from the good people at USGBC? There is! And you can download it below! One caveat – we took a read through it, and it seems to be a re-hash of what’s in the reference guide, but hey, at this point, anything helps. Download […]

New v4 Sealants We’ve Found

The Badger is always on the prowl for products that can help teams earn LEED v4 materials and IAQ credits. We’ve recently come across a few more options in the challenging sealant and adhesive category and thought you’d want to know.  Our friends at Everkem let us know they recently got final emissions testing results […]

Putting the “P” in EPDs

Enough with the potty humor already – sheesh! But we can’t hold it in any longer – so here it goes. Don’t miss out on your plumbing fixtures for lots of opportunities to bolster your EPD and HPD count. Kohler has a dozen toilets and urinals that have EPDs. Sloan has toilets, urinals, sinks and […]

LEED Prerequisite SSp1 Construction Activity Pollution Prevention

SSp1 Construction Activity Pollution Prevention is the only LEED prerequisite required from the general contractor. Is your team taking extra care to address and document any deficiencies that are pointed out in inspection reports? Here’s a situation we’ve come across all too frequently: you get to the end of your project, everything seems good, all […]

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!

Only 4 Months To Go!

Wow, time flies! Only 4 months to go as we near the LEED v4 implementation deadline. The Badger has been on the road for nearly the last 8 weeks straight, and we’ve heard a common theme – project team’s still have A LOT of uncertainty on how they’re going to meet some of the v4 […]

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 […]

LEED v4 BD+C Scorecard

16 Clicks: The Pain Points of LEED Documentation

Most construction project teams aren’t documenting LEED as efficiently as they could be. With Green Badger, the time and headache of LEED documentation is automated away through cloud-based technology with desktop and mobile applications.

A Message from Green Badger Founder & CEO, Tommy Linstroth

“I love LEED, but after 10 years and 5 dozen projects I certified… I hate the LEED documentation process. That’s why I founded Green Badger.” Hear more from Green Badger Founder & CEO, Tommy Linstroth, on what drove him to create Green Badger all those years ago.