June 30, 2021

LEED 101: What are the LEED rating systems?

Understanding the LEED rating systems and certification levels set up by USGBC are the first steps towards understanding the LEED language.

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December 18, 2019

Finding Health Product Declarations (HPDs) for LEED v4

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).

Green Construction Trends to Watch in 2020
December 6, 2019

Green Construction Trends to Watch in 2020

Our takeaways from the Greenbuild 2019 conference and expo, and some predictions for the future of Green Construction in 2020.

LEED v4 compliant PVC and CPVC cement
November 4, 2019

LEED v4 Compliant PVC/CPVC Cement for Low-Emitting Materials

After almost 4 years of waiting, construction project teams now have LEED compliant PVC/CPVC cement products to add to their projects.

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October 29, 2019

Interviews with Green Building Professionals: Madeline Smith, Clayco

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!

LEED compliant interior metal studs
August 29, 2019

LEED v4 Compliant Metal Studs with EDPs and HPDs

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?

August 29, 2019

Interviews with Green Building Professionals: Rachel Greenspan & Jennifer Taranto, Structure Tone

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!

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July 24, 2019

LEED v4 Compliant Drywall with EDPs and HPDs

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?

Finding environmental product declarations for LEED v4
July 24, 2019

Finding Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for LEED v4

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.

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June 26, 2019

Interviews with Green Building Professionals: Dave Hubka & Jing Hong, Rivion

Today, Green Badger is featuring green building superheroes Dave Hubka and Jing Hong from Rivion who we have had the pleasure of working with over the past few years. Jing Hong is a Mechanical Solutions…

LEED v4 Compliant Flooring Products with EPDs
June 20, 2019

LEED v4 Compliant Flooring Products with EPDs

Green Badger has written on a bunch of LEED product categories that have multiple options to help you earn EPDs and HPDs, but no category has been as chock-full of manufacturers and products as the flooring category.

LEED v4.1 Update Review: Construction Waste Management
June 16, 2019

LEED Construction Waste Management – v4.1 Updates from USGBC

This is part five in Green Badger’s series of deep dives into the changes for LEED v4.1 and how they may affect project teams moving forward. In this post, we cover changes to construction waste management.

May 29, 2019

Interviews with Green Building Professionals: Jonathan Weiss and Emily Reese Moody, Jacobs

Today, Green Badger is featuring Jonathan Weiss, Jacobs’ Director of Sustainability based out of Philadelphia who has been in that position for 12 years and with the company for 26 years – and also Emily…