Have you heard of the Innovative Wastewater Technologies credit? If there’s one LEED credit we see getting bypassed with very little consideration on most projects, it’s this one. This credit requires cutting blackwater (water used for sewage conveyance) by 50%, or by treating wastewater onsite. Maybe its just the title – what sort of crazy […]
There’s nothing like walking out onto a project site on a hot, sunny day, taking a deep breath – and inhaling a bunch of dust that’s whipping around the jobsite. Good times! Other than just being a nuisance and getting your car really dirty, onsite dust control happens to be the most common comment that USGBC reviewers […]
A simple way to help manage construction waste on site is to have clear signage that labels the recycling dumpsters with what material goes where. “I Saw the Signage.” – Ace of Base With all due respect to Ace of Base and their chart topper I Saw the Sign, I don’t think they were picturing […]
For all the fuss about the Certified Wood credit from the forestry industry, it really hasn’t played a huge role in LEED projects. If it does apply to your project, don’t let this detail ruin it for you!
Vital information that project teams need to achieve MRc4 materials credit compliance for LEED v4 project requirements.
Is your LEED project at 49 points, 59, even 79? Good for you – but most people won’t care unless you get that one point to bump it up a LEED threshold.
USGBC has responded to market concerns over LEED v4 rollout by extending the timeframe for LEED 2009 eligibility an additional 16 months.
Most construction project teams aren’t documenting LEED as efficiently as they could be. With Green Badger, the time and headache of LEED documentation is automated away through cloud-based technology with desktop and mobile applications.
“I love LEED, but after 10 years and 5 dozen projects I certified… I hate the LEED documentation process. That’s why I founded Green Badger.” Hear more from Green Badger Founder & CEO, Tommy Linstroth, on what drove him to create Green Badger all those years ago.