Passivhaus Trust announces nominees for ‘the Oscars for building performance’

Passivhaus Trust announces nominees for ‘the Oscars for building performance’

Let’s hope that unlike the Oscars, they make the right choices and open the right envelopes. The UK Passivhaus Trust has just announced its short list for the 2018 UK Passivhaus awards, to be given out in October. They start...
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Bonaventure Project receives GBCI’s ‘SITES’ green building certification

Bonaventure Project receives GBCI’s ‘SITES’ green building certification

More than one-half mile of elevated expressway was demolished in the heart of downtown Montréal to make way for a ground-level urban boulevard and over six acres of continuous public space, bookended by two monumental sculptures. Montréal was recently name...
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BEX and MCE Asia 2018

BEX and MCE Asia 2018

Build Eco Xpo (BEX) Asia, Southeast Asia’s leading trade exhibition for the region’s green building market, and Mostra Convegno Expocomfort (MCE) Asia, a regional HVAC-R, water and energy exhibition is set to return in September. As ASEAN ministers convene...
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WorldGBC announces finalists for its 2018 Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards

WorldGBC announces finalists for its 2018 Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards

The World Green Building Council announced the finalists for its 2018 Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards. Presented by WorldGBC and its Asia Pacific Regional Network of Green Building Councils in 15 countries, this biennial programme celebrates i...
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Kone to enable elevators with IoT

Kone to enable elevators with IoT

Kone India on Thursday launched in Hyderabad a new range of elevators for the mid-range market segment. Briefing press persons about the Kone U MonoSpace and Kone U MiniSpace, managing director Amit Gossain said the new products have 26 cars...
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City of Lancaster achieves LEED Gold certification

City of Lancaster achieves LEED Gold certification

The City of Lancaster announced today that it has achieved LEED Gold certification. The city is among the first be certified using the LEED for Cities rating system. LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, was created by the...
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Green building initiative launches in Vancouver

Green building initiative launches in Vancouver

The first of its kind in Canada, ZEBx aims to boost knowledge among residential and commercial building operators The October civic election is destined to result in a new-look city council running Vancouver, but it’s still been business as usual for Mayor...
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Green certification helps boost confidence on quality of living for residents

Green certification helps boost confidence on quality of living for residents

In response to homebuyers’ concerns with the environment and wellness relating to properties, major developers in the country have been striving for green certifications from prestigious, global institutes. In a recent interview, Sansiri Plc’s chief op...
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Yas Bay Arena wins top green building award

Yas Bay Arena wins top green building award

Yas Bay Arena, a multipurpose venue in Abu Dhabi, currently being developed by Miral on Yas Island, has won the Sustainable Building Design of the Year award at the prestigious Mena Green Building Awards 2018. Yas Bay Arena is an...
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