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Does Green Badger work for LEED v4 and other versions?

Green Badger can help you with projects under LEED 2009, v4 or v4.1 rating systems for BD+C or ID+C. We currently do not support LEED for Existing Buildings, LEED for Homes, or LEED for Neighborhood Development.

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Earning MRc3 Sourcing of Raw Materials in LEED v4.1

Sourcing of Raw Materials is a streamlined, more achievable version of the LEED v4 credit. The v4 credit had an unachievable Option 1 (for corporate sustainability reporting), and a 2nd option that required 25% of products by cost to meet a variety of environmental metrics. However, it limited the ability of structural and envelope products to comply.

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Listen Now: Cloud-based Documentation Platform Takes the Complexity Out of LEED Projects

In this episode of GroundBreakers, Tommy Linstroth, CEO of Green Badger, shares how his company’s cloud-based LEED documentation platform can save contractors time and cost by automating the documentation process, reducing the complexity of LEED project management and ensuring LEED requirements are actually met.

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Earning MRc2 Option 2 Multi-Attribute Optimization in LEED v4.1

It can be done… but you’re really going to have to plan for it! The MRc2 credit that was dead-on-arrival in LEED v4, Multi-Attribute Optimization, now has a very slight pulse in LEED v4.1. Now, the credit thresholds have been re-written so that only 10 products are needed, and there’s actually a confirmed standard to…

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Earning MRc5 Construction Waste Management in LEED v4 and v4.1

You can’t let these 2 points go to waste! Construction waste management is pursued on nearly every LEED project, and for good reason. With proper planning, two points are achievable. The updates to LEED v4.1 make credit achievement for 1 point very straightforward by eliminating the material streams requirement. Additional points are required by actually…

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Toronto bank office is 500th project to pursue LEED certification with Green Badger

Sustainable construction software solution empowers Canadian company Govan Brown to meet green building standard.

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LEED v4.1 Offers Guidance on Indoor Air Quality

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.

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Get on the Path to Healthy Buildings With LEED

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.

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LEED Certification and Green Schools

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…

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Essential Playbook to Managing LEED Construction

Access this on-demand webinar where Green Badger CEO and LEED Fellow, Tommy Linstroth, walks you through all of the construction credits you’ll need to handle if you’re tasked with managing a LEED project.

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LEED Strategies: Using a management plan to improve air quality

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.

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Tommy Linstroth & Green Badger “LEED” the Way

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…

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