Taxonomy Term https://www2.buildinggreen.com/blogs/2653/Events/fullhttps%3A/www2.buildinggreen.com/blogs/2653/Events en BuildingGreen Hiring an Administrative Assistant to Work on Exciting New Project https://www2.buildinggreen.com/blogs/buildinggreen-hiring-administrative-assistant-work-exciting-new-project <div class="field field-type-text field-field-bg-blog-author-name"> <div class="field-label">Author name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Candace Pearson </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-bg-blog-category"> <div class="field-label">Blog Category:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Op-Ed </div> </div> </div> <h3><img src="https://www2.buildinggreen.com/sites/buildinggreen.com/files/staffpic.jpg" alt=" Alana Fichman" title=" Alana Fichman" class="image-right" height="247" width="331" />Are you ready to be part of a small team with a big task: proving a green economy grows jobs?</h3> <p>BuildingGreen recently seized the opportunity to make a huge impact locally and we’re looking for an administrative assistant and project coordinator to help implement the master plan.</p> <p>Our home base of Brattleboro, VT and surrounding region is a unique microcosm where beatniks still endure and back-to-the-landers thrive (BuildingGreen employees included). As a result, the area has accrued an exceptionally high number of experts and companies specializing in sustainability and green building.</p> <p><a href="https://www2.buildinggreen.com/blogs/buildinggreen-hiring-administrative-assistant-work-exciting-new-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Op-Ed https://www2.buildinggreen.com/blogs/buildinggreen-hiring-administrative-assistant-work-exciting-new-project#comments Wed, 20 Jan 2016 15:50:05 +0000 Candace Pearson 22404 at https://www2.buildinggreen.com BuildingGreen’s Insider Intel for Gaming the AIA’s COTE Top Ten https://www2.buildinggreen.com/blogs/buildinggreen-s-insider-intel-gaming-aia-s-cote-top-ten <div class="field field-type-text field-field-bg-blog-author-name"> <div class="field-label">Author name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Nadav Malin </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-bg-blog-category"> <div class="field-label">Blog Category:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> BuildingGreen's Top Stories </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-blog-topics"> <div class="field-label">Green Topics:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Awards to Projects </div> </div> </div> <h2>Insider, eyes-only info on the AIA Top Ten is enclosed. A retinal scan will initiate, using your computer’s built-in camera. Do not look away.</h2> <p><em>Brief provided by Agent Malin. Code name: El Presidente.</em></p> <p><img src="https://www2.buildinggreen.com/sites/buildinggreen.com/files/larry_strain_on_file.png" title="Don&#039;t let the friendly smile fool you. Larry Strain is armed (with data) and dangerous (to climate change)." class="image-right" height="239" width="350" />The American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment (COTE) Top Ten awards for 2016 is <a href="http://info.aia.org/blast_images/kc/COTE_16_Awards.html">open for submissions until January 19, 2016</a>.</p> <p>This internationally acclaimed awards program is the only one that strives to reward both exceptional design—from an aesthetic and user-experience perspective—and high performance in the areas of sustainability and resilience. Having one or more COTE Top Ten winners is an important feather in your firm’s cap.</p> <p>Trying to decide whether to participate this year? Or which or your several super cool high-performance projects to submit? Keep in mind that winning projects vary from year to year: it’s all about the priorities and agendas of the judges. So don’t forget to do your homework on the jury.</p> <p><a href="https://www2.buildinggreen.com/blogs/buildinggreen-s-insider-intel-gaming-aia-s-cote-top-ten" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BuildingGreen's Top Stories https://www2.buildinggreen.com/blogs/buildinggreen-s-insider-intel-gaming-aia-s-cote-top-ten#comments Fri, 11 Dec 2015 22:33:59 +0000 Paula Melton 22382 at https://www2.buildinggreen.com Schooled by Peter Yost: An Interview with the Educator of the Year https://www2.buildinggreen.com/blogs/schooled-peter-yost-interview-educator-year <div class="field field-type-text field-field-bg-blog-author-name"> <div class="field-label">Author name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Candace Pearson </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-bg-blog-category"> <div class="field-label">Blog Category:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Awards </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-blog-topics"> <div class="field-label">Green Topics:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Moisture Management </div> <div class="field-item even"> Awards to People and Organizations </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Construction IAQ Management </div> </div> </div> <p><strong><em>BuildingGreen’s building science expert shares reflections, hopes, and—as always—practical building advice after receiving two national teaching awards. </em></strong></p> <p><em>By Candace Pearson</em></p> <p class="bodytext"><img src="https://www2.buildinggreen.com/sites/buildinggreen.com/files/Dan_and_Peter.jpg" title=" Seventhwave" class="image-right" height="234" width="350" />Peter Yost lives and breathes by the motto “There’s no hygrothermal free lunch,” and any student of his has that phrase as fundamentally entrenched in their brain as <em>’I’ before ‘e’ except after ‘c’</em>.</p> <p class="bodytext">That’s the true mark of a great teacher. But winning awards doesn’t hurt either, and this year, Peter was recognized as Green Building Educator of the Year by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) <em>and</em> awarded the Energy Center of Wisconsin’s (now renamed Seventhwave) Educator of the Year Award for 2015.</p> <p><a href="https://www2.buildinggreen.com/blogs/schooled-peter-yost-interview-educator-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Awards https://www2.buildinggreen.com/blogs/schooled-peter-yost-interview-educator-year#comments Tue, 29 Sep 2015 20:21:34 +0000 Candace Pearson 22240 at https://www2.buildinggreen.com Green Building Materials 101: A Syllabus Supplement https://www2.buildinggreen.com/blogs/green-building-materials-101-syllabus-supplement <div class="field field-type-text field-field-bg-blog-category"> <div class="field-label">Blog Category:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> BuildingGreen's Top Stories </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-blog-topics"> <div class="field-label">Green Topics:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Education and Training </div> </div> </div> <h3>College professors: here’s a curriculum module for introducing students to healthier and lower-impact products and materials using BuildingGreen articles.</h3> <p class="Standard">Intended for design professionals, BuildingGreen provides an independent “living textbook” that integrates perfectly with green building courses while exposing students to the most cutting-edge sustainability strategies and real-world green building case studies.</p> <p class="Standard">The first half of the course goes topic by topic, while the second half goes product category by product category, using MasterFormat indexing. These can be broken into two eight-week mini-courses as needed.</p> <p class="Standard">Here we offer an Intro to Green Materials curriculum especially formulated for institutions that have access to the following articles through a campus-wide BuildingGreen subscription.</p> <p class="Standard"><em>Don’t have a subscription yet? <a href="https://www2.buildinggreen.com/guidance/campus">Find out how to get a no-strings-attached free trial for your campus</a>.</em></p> <h2>Week 1—Welcome and Introductions</h2> <p>Lecture: Green building is about a lot more than products and materials</p> <p>Video: TED Talk by William McDonough on Cradle to Cradle design</p> <p>Readings:</p> <p><a href="https://www2.buildinggreen.com/blogs/green-building-materials-101-syllabus-supplement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BuildingGreen's Top Stories https://www2.buildinggreen.com/blogs/green-building-materials-101-syllabus-supplement#comments Wed, 17 Jun 2015 13:22:01 +0000 Paula Melton 22029 at https://www2.buildinggreen.com