August 7, 2022

LEED v4/v4.1 Compliant Paints: Diamond Vogel

Having trouble finding primers? Here’s another manufacturer for you to use! The goal of this post is to highlight paint products from Diamond Vogel that will help you earn the low-emitting materials credit in LEED v4/v4.1.

Real-world strategies for earning EPD and MIR Option 2
August 7, 2022

Real-world strategies for earning EPD and MIR Option 2’s in LEED v4.1

At Green Badger, we work with hundreds of LEED project teams to review their LEED scorecards, provide quarterly project reviews, or even provide LEED consulting services. This allows us to keep tabs on which products actually comply with the EPD and MIR Option 2 credits so that teams can earn these points.

how to read a leed scorecard
June 23, 2022

How To Read a LEED Scorecard

If you’re working on your first LEED project and need some guidance on how to read a LEED scorecard, Green Badger has you covered.

LEED v4/v4.1 Compliant Paints: PPG Edition
May 9, 2022

LEED v4/v4.1 Compliant Paints: PPG Edition

Highlighting paint products from PPG that will help you earn LEED v4 low-emitting and BPDO credits.

Construction ESG Tracking With Green Badger
May 3, 2022

Construction ESG Tracking With Green Badger

Green Badger is now working to solve the emerging challenge of ESG tracking for GC’s. Here are a sample of construction ESG metrics we see tracked on the jobsite.

construction waste
April 28, 2022

How to Create a Construction Waste Management Plan for LEED

LEED project teams can achieve 2 points for construction waste management with proper planning and communication. However, all projects must first develop and implement a construction and demolition waste management plan to achieve any points.

LEED BPDO Option 2 Credits
April 18, 2022

How to Collaborate with your Architect to Earn LEED BPDO Option 2 Credits

The problem with the LEED BPDO Option 2 Credits is that, while they can be achieved, your team really needs to specify which products are going to be used from the beginning of the project in order to achieve them.

construction site ESG tracking
March 28, 2022

Green Badger’s Construction ESG Primer

Read Green Badger’s construction ESG primer to understand the growing importance of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) reporting in the industry.

LEED v4 Compliant Paint Products and Manufacturers
February 16, 2022

LEED v4 Compliant Paint Products and Manufacturers

Most of the big paint manufacturers have LEED v4 compliant paint products. You’ll find multiple paint product lines that not only meet the Low Emitting Materials requirements but also offer a slew of EPDS, HPDs, Cradle to Cradle certificates, and Product Lens Certifications.

LEED v4 Compliant Paint Products and Manufacturers
January 13, 2022

Switching from LEED Version 4.0 to Version 4.1

Project teams can switch from LEED v4.0 to v4.1 on a credit by credit basis. Here are Green Badgers tips and recommendations for how to do so.

LEED v4 Compliant Paint Products and Manufacturers
January 13, 2022

Flooring Adhesives for LEED v4 Low Emitting Materials

Highlighting construction flooring adhesives that will help you earn the LEED v4/v4.1 low-emitting materials credit.

leed construction user group
December 10, 2021

Join Green Badger’s New LEED Construction User Group

Green Badger is bringing together players in the green construction industry to connect on sustainability best practices with a LEED construction user group.

Compliant Plumbing Adhesives and Sealants
December 7, 2021

LEED v4/v4.1 Compliant Plumbing Adhesives and Sealants

Highlighting construction plumbing adhesives and sealants that will help you earn LEED v4/v4.1 low-emitting materials credits.