June 17, 2021

LEED Submittal Review Process: An Overview

What are LEED submittals and how is the LEED submittal review process managed?

June 17, 2021

Addressing the LEED learning curve: do you speak LEED submittal?

Learning the language is the first step to address the learning curve of starting your first LEED project and managing the LEED submittal process.

5 Times to Call your LEED Expert
June 17, 2021

5 Times to Call your LEED Expert

Five situations when the contractor, subcontractor, architect, or whoever is taking care of a LEED submittal should consultant with their LEED expert.

Expert Advice on How to Manage LEED Submittals
June 14, 2021

How to Manage LEED Submittals

From the manufacturer to the subcontractor, and the contractor to the design team – having a good LEED submittal can be the most complicated part of the process. It can save a lot of time and a bunch of unnecessary back and forth if we can do the LEED submittal process right!

Important Updates from USGBC for all LEED V4 and V4.1 Project Teams
May 3, 2021

Important Updates for all LEED V4 and V4.1 Project Teams

There’s some exciting news with USGBC’s April updates to the LEED v4.1 rating system. You may think this is some belated April Fools day joke, but believe it or not, USGBC actually responded to user…

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April 27, 2021

Green Badger Academy: The Most Practical Resource Available for Understanding LEED

LEED documentation is a hassle, but Green Badger has always been at the forefront of offering practical and easy-to-understand advice for managing LEED documentation to project teams. Whether that guidance is coming from blog posts,…

Green Badger Launches Jobsite Sustainability Portal
April 20, 2021

Green Badger Launches Jobsite Sustainability Portal

Green Badger, the champ of streamlining and automating the building construction process, has just launched a Jobsite Sustainability Portal.

Jobsite Sustainability: The Next Step in our Green Construction Journey
March 23, 2021

Jobsite Sustainability: The Next Step in our Green Construction Journey

Green Badger is releasing a new jobsite sustainability portal that will allow contractors to track site sustainability metrics during construction.

Earning MRc3 Sourcing of Raw Materials in LEED v4.1
January 11, 2021

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.

Earning MRc2 Option 2 Multi-Attribute Optimization in LEED v4.1
October 21, 2020

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,…

Earning MRc5 Construction Waste Management in LEED v4 and v4.1
September 21, 2020

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…

Green Construction Requirements are Widepsread Despite Opposition
March 30, 2020

Green Construction Requirements Widespread, Despite Some Opposition

Despite the seeming opposition to LEED certification in some states, the truth is that green construction practices are here to stay. By Tommy Linstroth via Waste Magazine Green standards for public and commercial construction projects…

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December 18, 2019

How to Find Health Product Declarations (HPDs) for LEED v4 and v4.1

One way to earn the Material Ingredient reporting credit (which is Option 1 in Material Ingredients) in LEED versions 4 and 4.1 by using products with Health Product Declarations (HPDs).