Green Badger LEED & Sustainable Construction Resources
The Ultimate Guide to LEED v4 and v4.1 Construction Credits for General Contractors
The most comprehensive educational resource for general contractors, filled with practical guidance on how to achieve LEED construction credits.
It's essential for project teams to opt into LEED v4.1 for all the BPDO credits and for Low Emitting Materials. It may or may not be useful for Construction Waste Management, and won’t make a difference for Construction Activity Pollution prevention or Indoor air quality management.
The LEED Product Guide
A framework of the product categories with the broadest number of manufacturers and product lines with EPDs, HPDs, Cradle to Cradle certifications, Declare labels. Along with anything else you need to earn LEED materials credits for Environmental Product Declarations, Option 1 & Material Ingredient Reporting, Option 1.
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Subcontractor Training: Tips and Tricks for GCs
UPCOMING WEBINAR Subcontractor Training: Tips, Tricks, and Lessons Learned for General Contractors Wednesday, March 29th at 1:00pm EST Subcontractors play an essential role in the success of LEED construction credits. Join the Green Badger team…
Moving Beyond the LEED Checklist: Measuring ESG Impacts
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR Moving Beyond the LEED Checklist: Measuring ESG Impacts Recorded on Wednesday, February 15th at 1 pm EST LEED buildings are critical to addressing climate change and meeting ESG goals, enhancing resilience, and supporting…
2023 February LEED User Group
upcoming webinar February LEED Construction User Group Wednesday, February 22nd 2023 at 2:00 PM EST Bring all of your LEED questions and headaches to our monthly LEED construction user group on the last Wednesday of…
2023 Jan LEED User Group – Webinar
On Demand Webinar January LEED Construction User Group Recorded on Wednesday, January 25th 2023 at 2:00 PM EST Bring all of your LEED questions and headaches to our monthly LEED construction user group on the…
How to save 200 hours annually managing LEED projects
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR How to save 200 hours annually managing LEED projects Recorded on Wednesday, November 16th at 12 pm EST Did you know that project teams sacrifice an average of 400 hours on LEED annually?…
LEED Construction Pilot Credits
Want to earn LEED construction pilot credits, but don’t know where to start? Our panel of LEED experts will give you tips to earn these credits.
Introduction to Embodied Carbon and the EC3 Calculator Webinar
Green Badger is partnering with Building Transparency for this free, educational webinar on embodied carbon and the EC3 calculator.
September LEED Construction User Group
Connect with Green Badger the last Wednesday in September to discuss increased software functionality, updates to LEED requirements, and get answers to your LEED construction questions.
Monthly LEED Construction User Group: August 2022
Connect with Green Badger the last Wednesday in August to discuss increased software functionality, updates to LEED requirements, and get answers to your LEED construction questions.
Monthly LEED Construction User Group: June 2022
Connect with Green Badger the last Wednesday of every month to discuss increased software functionality, updates to LEED requirements, and get answers to your LEED construction questions.
LEED v4.1 Submittal Cover Sheet
There is no industry standard for LEED submittal cover sheets. You can create your own, see if anyone on your project team has a standard template – or you can download our free submittal cover sheet template for submitting your LEED v4.1 product data.
IAQ Management Plan Template
Developing and implementing an indoor air quality (IAQ) management plan for the construction and preoccupancy phases of the building is required to earn the IEQc3 credit – and this template is a great place to start!
Construction Waste Management Plan Template for LEED v4
Having a good construction waste management plan is the first step towards earning the MRc5 in LEED v4.1. First of all, it is required for the pre-requisite under MRp2 to have a construction waste management plan.
LEED Credit Cheat Sheets
LEED Low Emitting Materials Cheat Sheet
Access the Low Emitting Cheat Sheet with Green Badger's recommendations for which categories to track to earn the LEED v4/v4.1 Low Emitting Materials credit.
LEED Construction Activity Pollution Prevention Cheat Sheet
This is the only LEED construction-related prerequisite. You have to achieve this or your project cannot earn certification; it's required on all LEED projects.
LEED Construction Waste Management Plan Cheat Sheet
Access the cheat sheet to see Green Badger's recommendations for how to earn the LEED v4/v4.1 Construction Waste Management credit.
LEED Indoor Air Quality Management Cheat Sheet
Access the Indoor Air Quality Management Cheat Sheet with Green Badger's recommendations for which categories to track to earn this LEED v4/v4.1 credit.
LEED Indoor Air Quality Assessment Cheat Sheet
Access the cheat sheet for Green Badger's recommendations for which path to take for earning IEQc4 Indoor Air Quality Assessment for LEED v4.1.
Green Badger Blog
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 EPD Optimization and the Material Ingredient Optimization credits that fell under the Building Product and Disclosure Optimization (BPDO) group. Fortunately,…
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 your construction site from polluting waterways. Erosion and Sedimentation Control Each year, thousands of acres of land are disturbed and…
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. Around the world, millions of people do not have access to potable water. Conserving water has become increasingly important as…
Green Badger Logs Most Impactful Year Yet
Thanks to all our Green Badger users and project teams, 2022 was our most impactful year yet. We helped 313 project teams collectively save 70,000+ hours on LEED documentation and are expanding our own in-house sustainability efforts as we continue to walk the walk. We continued our collaboration with One Tree Planted to plant 3,130…
ESG Leaders Recognized At 2022 SEAL Business Sustainability Awards
SEAL Awards today announced the winners of the 2022 SEAL Business Sustainability Awards, honoring their leadership, innovation, and commitment to sustainable business practices.
Sustainability compliance has never been this easy.
Learn more about how you can eliminate the headache of LEED paperwork and streamline construction ESG tracking. Schedule a personal demonstration with one of our LEED gurus to see the impact Green Badger can have on your green building compliance.