Towards Carbon Neutral Community: 5 National Carbon Offset Standards set to launch by the Australian Government

Towards Carbon Neutral Community: 5 National Carbon Offset Standards set to launch by the Australian Government

What does a carbon neutral building or precinct look like? For years, we had no definitive answer. But now we do. Just last week, the Australian Government launched the National Carbon Offset Standard (NCOS) for Buildings and the NCOS for...
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GBCI Announces 2017 LEED Fellows

GBCI Announces 2017 LEED Fellows

Green Business Certification, Inc. (GBCI) has announced its 2017 class of LEED Fellows, an annual recognition of outstanding LEED professionals. This year’s 23 LEED Fellows exemplify a diverse array of achievements and contributions to the green building com...
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Green leaders bringing IREE certification to Canada

Green leaders bringing IREE certification to Canada

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC), Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), and the Advanced Energy Centre at MaRS Discovery District (MaRS) are working together to bring the Investor Confidence (ICP) Project and its Investor Ready Energy Efficiency (...
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Switzerland’s NeighborHub wins first place in the Solar Decathalon 2017

Switzerland’s NeighborHub wins first place in the Solar Decathalon 2017

This past week, eleven teams of students designed, built and presented futuristic houses at the Solar Decathalon 2017. The competition took place in Denver, and though the challenge was simple it was by no means easy: create a super-efficient sun-powered...
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Vancouver Convention Centre is officially the world’s greenest convention centre

Vancouver Convention Centre is officially the world’s greenest convention centre

It has been nearly nine years since the West Building of the Vancouver Convention Centre opened its doors, and it is still making waves for its high standard of green building design. The expansion wing of the convention centre has...
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IGEM 2017: “Powering Green Cities”

IGEM 2017: “Powering Green Cities”

Today marked the official start of the three-day annual go-to green technology platform, the 8th International Greentech & Eco Products Exhibition & Conference Malaysia (IGEM 2017) at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. Themed Powering Green Cities, IG...
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GIFA Award of Excellence 2017: Sasol Place by Paragon Architects

GIFA Award of Excellence 2017: Sasol Place by Paragon Architects

As the new headquarters for one of the most innovative and successful companies in South Africa, Sasol Place is befitting of its setting in a city that boasts of having one of the largest man-made gardens in the world. The...
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All-Energy Australia 2017

All-Energy Australia 2017

Australia’s most comprehensive clean and renewable energy event, All-Energy Australia, will run from 11 – 12 October at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Held in partnership with the Clean Energy Council, the free-to-attend conference and ex...
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Green rating systems for affordable housing and existing cities launched by IGBC

Green rating systems for affordable housing and existing cities launched by IGBC

The IGBC Green Cities (Existing Cities) Rating System aims to create guidelines for existing and brownfield cities identified for the Centre’s Smart/AMRUT Cities program. Three green rating systems for existing smart cities, affordable housing and interior d...
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