http://www2.buildinggreen.com/blogs en BuildingGreen Hiring Marketing Associate http://www2.buildinggreen.com/blogs/buildinggreen-hiring-marketing-associate <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"> Tristan Roberts </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" width="331" height="247" class="image-right" />Want to join the innovative marketing team of the world’s most trusted green building publisher?</h3> <p>BuildingGreen, Inc. is hiring a key marketing associate position.</p> <p>Are you super organized, play well with others, and fluent with online and mobile technologies? We’re a consulting and publishing company with a strong national following in need of&nbsp;an essential team member for all things we do related to marketing: for staying in touch with our loyal customers and reaching those who haven’t heard about us yet.&nbsp;Salary commensurate with experience; benefits included.</p> <p>The position will entail:</p> <p><strong>Campaign development and management</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www2.buildinggreen.com/blogs/buildinggreen-hiring-marketing-associate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Op-Ed http://www2.buildinggreen.com/blogs/buildinggreen-hiring-marketing-associate#comments Wed, 23 Mar 2016 13:46:57 +0000 Tristan Roberts 22484 at http://www2.buildinggreen.com Collaboration Tip #1: What Kinds of Problems Need Collaboration? http://www2.buildinggreen.com/blogs/collaboration-tip-1-what-kinds-problems-need-collaboration <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"> Richard Crespin </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> <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"> Integrative Process </div> </div> </div> <p>You and your boss don’t really collaborate. Neither do you and your employee, or you and your supplier.</p> <p>You might work collaboratively, but ultimately one of you has power and authority over the other. Real, substantive collaboration—getting people to cooperate without power and authority—takes a lot of work, and so you only want to collaborate on challenges that need it.</p> <p>Most problems don’t require substantive collaboration. Ninety percent of daily problems can be solved individually or through power-and-authority relationships. So what kinds of problems need substantive collaboration? Adaptive problems.</p> <div align="center"> <p class="MsoNormal" align="center"><strong>Kind of Problem</strong></p> </div> <p><a href="http://www2.buildinggreen.com/blogs/collaboration-tip-1-what-kinds-problems-need-collaboration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Op-Ed http://www2.buildinggreen.com/blogs/collaboration-tip-1-what-kinds-problems-need-collaboration#comments Wed, 09 Mar 2016 14:53:05 +0000 Tristan Roberts 22472 at http://www2.buildinggreen.com BuildingGreen’s Insider Intel for Gaming the AIA’s COTE Top Ten http://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="http://www2.buildinggreen.com/blogs/buildinggreen-s-insider-intel-gaming-aia-s-cote-top-ten" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BuildingGreen's Top Stories http://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 http://www2.buildinggreen.com Schooled by Peter Yost: An Interview with the Educator of the Year http://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="http://www2.buildinggreen.com/blogs/schooled-peter-yost-interview-educator-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Awards http://www2.buildinggreen.com/blogs/schooled-peter-yost-interview-educator-year#comments Tue, 29 Sep 2015 20:21:34 +0000 Candace Pearson 22240 at http://www2.buildinggreen.com