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 design projects across the...
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Boom foreseen in green construction in Vietnam

Boom foreseen in green construction in Vietnam

There will be a boom in green buildings in Vietnam if the community’s awareness of environmental protection improves, an expert told a symposium in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday. Green buildings are defined as those with high efficiency in...
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Greenbuild 2017: The world’s biggest green building expo is coming to Boston

Greenbuild 2017: The world’s biggest green building expo is coming to Boston

The world’s biggest conference dedicated to green building is coming to Boston this November – and you won’t want to miss it. The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo will convene sustainable building experts, professionals and leaders for mind-b...
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Amber Trails Community School in Winnipeg named Greenest School in Canada

Amber Trails Community School in Winnipeg named Greenest School in Canada

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) and the Canada Coalition for Green Schools named Amber Trails Community School in Winnipeg, Manitoba, the winner of the annual CaGBC Greenest School in Canada competition. Located in the heart of a new neighbourhood...
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Dubai Municipality to change to Al Saafat green building rating system next year

Dubai Municipality to change to Al Saafat green building rating system next year

As part of developing green building projects and the transformation to a sustainable and smart city according to the vision of Dubai Municipality, the Buildings Department has issued Circular No. 222 regarding the new green building rating system, “Al S...
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New Europe-wide tool seeks to boost sustainable building

New Europe-wide tool seeks to boost sustainable building

The European Commission has launched the pilot phase of a new tool designed to help boost sustainability in the building sector. Level(s) aims to establish a ‘common language’ around what sustainable building means in practice – shifting the debate b...
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The Green Factory workshop held at the Long Hau Industrial Park, Vietnam

The Green Factory workshop held at the Long Hau Industrial Park, Vietnam

The Green Factory workshop held at the Long Hau Industrial Park in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Long An on Friday to raise awareness and share experiences in building green factories attracted the park’s tenants, business groups and...
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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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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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