LEED v4 Certification Tips Straight From USGBC

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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

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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 […]

LEED Prerequisite SSp1 Construction Activity Pollution Prevention

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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 […]

Only 4 Months To Go!

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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

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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 […]