April 18, 2024

Construction ESG at CMAA Focus 24

Last month, Green Badger and Jenn Taranto from STO Building Group gave a presentation on ESG in construction, covering important topics. The Construction Managers Association of America (CMAA) organized Focus 24, held in the vibrant…

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Dave Hubka and Jing Hong from Rivion, LEED construction with Green Badger
June 26, 2019

Interview with Dave Hubka & Jing Hong, Rivion

Green Badger features green building sustainability experts, Dave Hubka and Jing Hong from Rivion.

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 Construction Waste Management
June 16, 2019

LEED v4.1 Construction Waste Management

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

Interview with Jonathan Weiss & Emily Reese Moody, Jacobs

Green Badger features green building sustainability experts, Jonathan Weiss & Emily Reese Moody at Jacobs.

LEED v4.1 Low Emitting Materials
May 28, 2019

LEED v4.1 Low Emitting Materials

This is part four in Green Badger’s series of deep dives into the changes for LEED v4.1 and how they may affect project teams moving forward.

LEED v4 Compliant Insulation Products
May 24, 2019

LEED v4 Compliant Insulation Products

Every building has insulation (in the US anyway). Fiberglass, cellulose, spray applied – for thermal, sound and mechanical, you’re building is bound to have multiple applications, and that can heat up (and keep warm) your EPD and Ingredient reporting count.

LEED v4.1 Sourcing of Raw Materials and Material Ingredient Reporting
April 29, 2019

LEED v4.1 Sourcing of Raw Materials and Material Ingredient Reporting

This is Part 3 in Green Badger’s series of deep dives into the changes for LEED v4.1 and how they may affect project teams.

LEED v4 Compliant Paint Products and Manufacturers
April 29, 2019

LEED v4 Compliant Paint Products and Manufacturers

LEED v4 Compliant Paint Products and Manufacturers I see a BPDO Calculator and I Want It Painted Black The first line of the Rolling Stones hit ‘Paint It, Black’ is well known, but the original…

Vandita Mudgal Sustainability LEED AP
April 23, 2019

Interview with Vandita Mudgal, Hensel Phelps

Green Badger features green building sustainability expert Vandita Mudgal at Hensel Phelps.

LEED v4 Compliant Doors and Hardware Products with EPDs
March 18, 2019

LEED v4 Compliant Doors and Hardware Products with EPDs

The easiest entrance into EPDs for your LEED project may be your doors and hardware submittal.

LEED v4.1 Environmental Product Declarations, Option 1
March 11, 2019

LEED v4.1 Environmental Product Declarations, Option 1

EPD Option 1 doesn’t appear to change much, and since this credit was readily achievable in LEED v4.0, may be a good thing.

Introducing the LEED v4.1 Update
February 14, 2019

Introducing the LEED v4.1 Update

USGBC recently released a long overdue update to LEED version 4, aptly titled LEED v4.1 (though maybe we all have very high hopes up for v4.20?) and it has some pretty beneficial changes for project teams.