Green Building Advocates Issue Statement Regarding Antimicrobial Building Products and Appliances

Green Building Advocates Issue Statement Regarding Antimicrobial Building Products and Appliances While antimicrobial building products have risen because of the pandemic, some advocates have issued a joint statement on why there needs to be more research into the effectiveness and safety of these products… Read More Mindful Materials http://www.mindfulmaterials.com/antimicrobials-letter

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RESNET Joins Forces With House X To Give Home Buyers Access To Home Energy Ratings

RESNET Joins Forces With House X To Give Home Buyers Access To Home Energy Ratings RESNET, which awards HERS Index certifications, is collaborating with House X, a consumer-focused residential real estate online marketplace, to provide energy rating scores to House X home buyers… Read More Cision PR Newswire https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/home-shoppers-can-now-access-home-energy-ratings-through-house-x-marketplace-301259941.html

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How Decarbonizing Concrete Can Help Meet Net-Zero Climate Targets

How Decarbonizing Concrete Can Help Meet Net-Zero Climate Targets Concrete and Cement are essential for building, but also highly emissions intensive; however, smart procurement policies can help lower their impact on carbon emissions… Read More Green Biz https://www.greenbiz.com/article/smart-procurement-policies-can-help-decarbonize-concrete

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Plans Announced To Create Green Mixed-Use Building At Former Chicago Hospital Site

Plans Announced To Create Green Mixed-Use Building At Former Chicago Hospital Site The proposed redeveloped site hopes to meet the sustainability standards of the Living Building Challenge and has Jason McLennan (primary author of the WELL Building Standard) as one of the designers… Read More Energy News Network https://energynews.us/2021/04/06/former-chicago-hospital-site-provides-a-blank-slate-for-equitable-efficient-development/

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Stevens Institute Signs Agreement With Renewable Energy Company

Stevens Institute Signs Agreement With Renewable Energy Company The university will source 100% of its energy from renewable source ENGIE North America starting in October thanks to a deal facilitated by energy consultant Gotham 360… Read More Hudson Reporter https://hudsonreporter.com/2021/04/05/stevens-to-become-more-sustainable/

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Guilford Zero-Energy Passive House Wins Green Award

Guilford Zero-Energy Passive House Wins Green Award The house, which was designed by Bill Freeman and Celebration Green Design & Build, achieved a HERS rating of 12 thanks to features like ENERGY STAR appliances and MINOTAIR Energy Recovery Ventilation (ERV)… Read More Green Builder Media https://www.greenbuildermedia.com/blog/zero-energy-passive-house-earns-green-award

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Green Building Codes Reach New Heights In Massachusetts 

Green Building Codes Reach New Heights In Massachusetts  By stretching building codes, Massachusetts is giving local municipalities the opportunity to achieve climate goals in an efficient way… Read More Green Biz https://www.greenbiz.com/article/massachusetts-stretches-green-building-codes-new-heights

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