February 23, 2024

California’s New Sustainability Reporting Requirements

In late 2023, California entered a new era of corporate responsibility with the signing of SB 253 and SB 261. These are two major components of the state’s Climate Accountability Package. California General Contractors must…

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August 10, 2023

Streamlining Sustainability: How Green Badger Enhances Your WELL Journey

Lauren Breckenridge, LEED APSustainability Associate at Green Badger In an age when sustainability and human well-being are at the forefront of global concerns, the construction industry faces significant challenges in reducing its environmental impact and…

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July 20, 2023

ESG Implementation: Start with the Easy Things!

Kristin Brubaker, Education Manager at Green Badger As more businesses start to assess where they stand on these metrics, ESG (Environmental Social Governance) continues to be a hot topic in the construction sector. ESG is…

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July 13, 2023

Listen While you Work (Vol 2): Podcast Interviews with Green Badger

Green Badger is always looking to spread the word about green construction compliance easier and more efficient. While we have a bunch of resources including ebooks, webinars, and cheat sheet that you can read or…

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June 19, 2023

ESG Benchmarking – How to Get Started

Kristin Brubaker, Education Manager at Green Badger Benchmarking is a critical part of implementing ESG in your organization, because you need to know where you are before you can determine where you need to go….

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June 7, 2023

Unlocking the Key Role of Subcontractors in Achieving LEED Project Success

LEED projects are no walk in the park. They require organization, teamwork, and an understanding of the information needed for evaluating and certifying the project. Among the key players involved, subcontractors hold a vital role…

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May 24, 2023

LEED Pilot Credit: Social Equity within the Supply Chain

To understand social equity in the supply chain, let’s first define it. Social equity refers to the fair and ethical treatment of all stakeholders involved in the production and delivery of goods and services. This…

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May 9, 2023

The Value of Green Badger: A Choosing By Advantages Example

Construction teams have to make dozens of decisions every single day to make sure that projects are delivered on time and under budget. The pressure to make the best decision possible can be daunting when…

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April 27, 2023

Solving Common Waste Issues in Construction Waste Management

When working on a LEED project and aiming to achieve 2 points for Construction Waste, it’s important to be aware of common issues that may arise and hinder your efforts to earn these valuable credits….

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April 17, 2023

The Vital Role of Subcontractors in LEED Projects

There’s a key group of professionals that play an important role in the LEED certification process that are often overlooked – the subcontractors.  Designing and constructing a LEED certified building can be quite the complicated…

2023 Spring Conf Recap
April 10, 2023

2023 Spring Conference Recap: Green Schools, New York Build, AGC

Spring conferences are in full swing! Green Badger has been out and about attending conferences to learn more about trends in sustainable design and construction. We have attended Green Schools, New York Build, and AGC…

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March 6, 2023

BPDO Optimization 101

There are credits in LEED that are no brainers, and then are credits that seem like no one can achieve. Up until the latest updates to LEED v4.1, the tough to achieve credits were the…