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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The Second Best Way to Mitigate Your Risk in Green Building

The Second Best Way to Mitigate Your Risk in Green Building

The best way to mitigate risk in your green building project are properly drafted contract documents prepared by this law firm or by another attorney with green building experience. That may sound self serving, but it is true. As I...
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“Green building” is the new mantra

“Green building” is the new mantra

Hyderabad is leading by example with many residential houses and apartments adopting the technology. Hyderabad: Are you planning to construct a new house for your family? Then you are right at the mecca of green buildings i.e. Hyderabad, which in the...
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10 Innovations in Green Building Technology / Best of IBS Awards 2016

10 Innovations in Green Building Technology / Best of IBS Awards 2016

Build green or have an interest in building green? If so, take a look at 10 of the most innovative products—all nominees of the Best in IBS Awards at the 2016 NAHB International Builders’ Show. Big Ass Solutions – Haiku Designer...
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CaoHeJing Guigu Creative Headquarters / Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

CaoHeJing Guigu Creative Headquarters / Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

A striking new high-tech building in Shanghai is going for gold—LEED Gold, that is. Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects just broke ground on the new CaoHeJing Guigu Creative Headquarters, an incubator for high-tech firms designed for LEED Gold certification. En...
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