May 23, 2024

Building Green’s Commitment to Sustainable Practices

Although general contractors are not responsible for deciding what and where to build, there is a significant impact that their construction projects have on the environment. Until now, there has not been a way to…

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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…

Construction WAste Management - excavator scooping up debris
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 Management, it’s important to be aware of common issues that may arise and hinder your efforts to earn these valuable…

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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

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…

Preventing Water Contamination on the Jobsite
February 28, 2023

Preventing Water Contamination on the Jobsite

Construction activities can lead to the contamination of nearby waterways if the appropriate actions are not taken. In this blog we discuss how properly managing Erosion and Sedimentation Control and Concrete Washout Water can prevent…

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February 15, 2023

Reducing Water Usage at the Construction Site

Did you know that only 0.5% of the water on earth is fresh and available for human use? A fraction of that is considered potable water, meaning that it is safe for drinking and consumption….

Overview of the WELL Building Standard
November 14, 2022

WELL Building Standard: An Overview

While there is some overlap with the historically industry-leading LEED standard, WELL provides a deep dive into a broader focus on health and well-being.

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November 7, 2022

Greenbuild 2022 San Francisco – What you missed

If you missed the event this year, Green Badger is here to provide you with a Greenbuild 2022 Recap of sessions, key takeaways, and notes for next year.