(IGBC 2017) WorldGBC Global Update / Tai Lee Siang

(IGBC 2017) WorldGBC Global Update / Tai Lee Siang

Tai Lee Siang / Chair, World Green Building Council   [ IGBC 2017 / Presentations ]
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FBI Biometric Technology Center (West Virginia) / SOM

FBI Biometric Technology Center (West Virginia) / SOM

Architecture firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill has created a biometric technology facility for the US Federal Bureau of Investigation that features open, light-filled workspaces and views of the hilly terrain. The FBI Biometric Technology Center was construc...
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Planet trumps project in precinct design

Planet trumps project in precinct design

Engineering is both prophetic and proactive, and it’s up to engineers to put the city’s sustainability at the heart of each project they work on, says Aurecon’s Martin Smith. Animals have a way of beating the odds by using what’s...
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101 Seaport Boulevard Awarded Prestigious LEED Platinum Green Building Certification

101 Seaport Boulevard Awarded Prestigious LEED Platinum Green Building Certification

CBRE/New England announced that Boston’s 101 Seaport Boulevard has been awarded LEED Platinum certification, the highest LEED rating level possible. The 440,000-square-foot 101 Seaport Boulevard Class A office tower is located in Boston’s Seaport District ...
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Green building certification: The sustainability movement’s secret weapon

Green building certification: The sustainability movement’s secret weapon

Hong Kong Green Building Council head Sr Wong Bay explains how green building rating systems are an essential tool in the fight to achieve a net zero emissions built environment. The global buildings sector is at a critical juncture. If...
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SPARSH – A life-size Green Building Model by GRIHA

SPARSH – A life-size Green Building Model by GRIHA

The GRIHA Summit 2017 is exhibiting SPARSH#GRIHA4all- a life-size green building model. This building integrates all energy and resource efficient features under one roof. In its design, operation and maintenance, this building uses 40-50% less energy than a c...
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World Green Building Week and the campaign for net zero buildings

World Green Building Week and the campaign for net zero buildings

It’s World Green Building Week, with Green Building Councils from across the world campaigning for all buildings to be “net zero” by 2050. The intention is to promote the aspirations published in its report earlier this year, From Thousands to...
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World Green Building Week 2017

World Green Building Week 2017

Thousands of climate action advocates, Green Building Councils, communities, businesses and non-profits on five continents are turning up the volume on the need for all buildings to be net zero carbon buildings by 2050, as part of the 8th annual...
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Global real estate sector breaks sustainability record

Global real estate sector breaks sustainability record

This year’s results from the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) show that a record number of real estate firms are reporting sustainability performance, and are faring better on energy, water, and waste indicators. The global real estate sec...
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