Green Badger’s LEED v4.1 Update Review – 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. For more resources, visit the other posts in our series bellow: Part One: Introducing the LEED v4.1 Update Part Two: Green Bader’s LEED v4.1 Update Review – Environmental Product […]

Not Just For Yeti Coolers: LEED Compliant Insulation

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.

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 second line toiled in obscurity – until today! The Badger can confirm that what you hear on the radio today, excerpted below, is the re-written lyrics of the original hit song: I see a red door and I […]

Interviews with Green Building Professionals: Vandita Mudgal, Hensel Phelps

Green Badger: Tell us a bit about yourself – who are you, what company do you work for and what is your role there? Vandita Mudgal: I am an Architect, Landscape Designer and a Green Building expert working as Sustainability Manager for Hensel Phelps Construction Company. I have changed many hats in my professional life […]

Breaking News on USGBC Updates

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

Green Badger does not endorse any brands or products. We simply provide information on products we come across that may benefit LEED v4 projects. The easiest entrance into EPDs for your project may be your doors and hardware. Do you see what we did there? Entrance, doors… BAM! Clever wordplay aside, the Badger’s got some […]

Introducing the LEED v4.1 Update

Introducing the LEED v4.1 Update  (a.k.a. the, “Oh crap, not a single project ever earned that credit in 3 years, we better fix things,” version.) 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 […]

Fireproofing products that can help your project earn LEED credits

While fire retardants and intumescent coatings are standard practice for commercial construction, can any of them help you earn LEED v4 points? “Its Getting Hot In Heerrrre…” “The Roof, The Roof, The Roof is on Fire!” “We Didn’t Start the Fire” “This Girl is on Fire!” There are an awful lot of songs about things […]