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2023 Sustainability Guide
March 19, 2024

Green Badger’s 2023 Annual Sustainability Report

2023 was a busy year for Green Badger – we launched our full ESG platform, spoke at events across the country, produced some great educational resources including the General Contractors Roadmap to ESG implementation as…

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March 14, 2024

The Basics of Embodied Carbon

Embodied carbon is one of the hottest topics in the sustainable building industry, and for a good reason. 51% of carbon emissions from construction will be from embodied carbon between 2020 – 2050 (Architecture 2030)….

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September 18, 2023

Sourcing Raw Materials – Extended Producer Responsibility Programs

The environmental impacts of landfill waste are rapidly escalating, and the building industry is a major contributor responsible for adding millions of tons of construction and demolition debris each year. To help counter this, there…

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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 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…

Green Badger Blog - BPDO Optimization 101
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…

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.

June 10, 2020

Get on the Path to Healthy Buildings With LEED Construction

The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred a new focus on how health and wellness issues can be proactively addressed through building design and green construction techniques.

February 18, 2020

LEED Airport Projects: Sustainability Is Taking Off in the Aviation World

When it comes to the value of sustainability and seeking green certification for construction projects, the sky is the limit.