Green Badger is releasing a new jobsite sustainability portal that will allow contractors to track site sustainability metrics during construction.
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.
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,…
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…
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…
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).
Our takeaways from the Greenbuild 2019 conference and expo, and some predictions for the future of Green Construction in 2020.
After almost 4 years of waiting, construction project teams now have LEED compliant PVC/CPVC cement products to add to their projects.
Today, Green Badger is featuring green building superhero Madeline Smith at Clayco who we have had the pleasure of working with over the past few years!
Interior metal studs help you across all three LEED v4 BPDO credits, are nearly zero waste since they always get recycled, and are non-emitting, so you don’t have to worry about anything in the low-emitting category. How much better could you get?
Today, Green Badger is featuring green building superheroes Rachel Greenspan and Jennifer Taranto from Structure Tone who we have had the pleasure of working with over the past few years!
Drywall and gypsum board are on every construction project in the country, but did you know that they can easily earn you multiple EPDS and HPDs for your LEED projects?
Today, we’re going to take a look at what you need to know about Environmental Product Declarations, or EPDs, to qualify for LEED version 4 and 4.1.