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USGBC Education Partners has named the top 3 courses to grow your green building and sustainability knowledge.

USGBC Education Partners has named the top 3 courses to grow your green building and sustainability knowledge.

Are you trying to navigate the new rules of product vetting in the Wild West of materials transparency and toxicity screening? Are you still vetting products by the seat of your pants—not realizing that the MSDS doesn't even have to include most of the toxic chemicals people are worried about in building materials? You’re not alone: most designers are still learning how to ask for and use new tools like HPDs, GreenScreen, and the Declare label. But not Chris Lee and Scott Kelly of Re:Vision Architecture. These experts have been knee-deep in green materials for years and have product vetting down to a science, with a rare specialty in the Living Building Challenge Red List. Tracking every ingredient of every component of a three-ton air handler? No problem! Finding a positive, market-transforming way to tell a product rep you can’t specify his task chair because of the halo...

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