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How do I earn the BPDO credits?

There are three credits, with a total of six points available, for the BPDO credits.  First, it’s essential you are using LEED v4.1 for these credits so make sure to opt-in. You can do so just by toggling in the upper-right-hand corner. I’m not even going to talk about v4 since it makes absolutely no…

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How do I earn the ESC prerequisite?

To earn the prerequisite for construction activity pollution prevention, erosion, and sedimentation control, project teams need to have an erosion control plan that was developed in accordance with the EPA’s General Construction Permit. This is an example of the plan, it’ll show you all the various erosion measures for a project, where they are on-site,…

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What is a construction waste management plan and what do I do with it?

Having a construction waste management (CWM) plan is a required part of your documentation to earn these credits. If you need one, you can download a template from our “resources” section: simply go to “resources”, go to construction waste management, select a version, and it will download for you in Word. The waste management plan…

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How do I earn the Construction and Demolition Waste Management Credit?

There are two points available for construction & demolition waste management, both using LEED v4 and v4.1. The jury’s still out on whether 4.1 is a better option, but thankfully you can simply toggle back & forth at the end of the project and see which one you’re scoring higher on. For LEED v4, it’s…

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My project is over – what happens next?

Kick back and have a cold one! Green Badger will continue to host your project information in read-only format, so you can always come back and check things out. Here’s our suggested workflow once your project is complete. Export each credit by using the Export button in the top Right corner. Select all the options…

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How do I export reports?

  You can export reports from Green Badger at any time. Click the EXPORT button in the top Right corner, and select what you would like to export. If you export a single file, it will be available to download. If you select multiple options, you’ll download a zip file. When the export is ready,…

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What do the dials and colors mean?

Green Badger’s dashboard is set up to track two main things: where your project is in construction, and how well it’s performing across its LEED goals. Where it is in construction is shown in this green progress bar. That’s based on whatever you’ve entered for your start & end dates, and is just a percentage…

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How do I edit my credits and dashboard?

Your project dashboard can be customized to only display the LEED construction credits your project is pursuing. To customize the dash, click EDIT on your project header, then Manage LEED Credits in the top right corner. Review your LEED scorecard and for any credit/option that is not targeted, select Not Pursuing from the dropdown menu…

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How do I create a project?

Once you are logged into Green Badger, you can create a project by clicking the ADD button in the upper right corner. Select the appropriate LEED Rating system (LEED 2009 NC, LEED v4, BD+C, etc), and the LEED project subtype (New Construction, Core and Shell). Fill out any relevant project details (address, start/end dates) and…

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Health Product Declaration Examples

Health Product Declaration examples with an overview of the goals, benefits, and uses of HPDs and how they relate to LEED v4.

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September 2021 New Functionality for Green Badger

We’re excited to announce to two new functionality updates to Green Badger thanks to input from our current users.

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MRc4 Option 2: Material Ingredient Optimization

In this ebook, Green Badger gives you best practices and strategies to earn MRc4 Option 2: Material Ingredient Optimization in LEED v4 and v4.1.

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