Monday, 21 January 2019

Green Building Poised for Growth by 2021

Overall, global green building activity continues to rise, with significant increases expected in 19 countries over the next three years, according to the results of the Dodge Data & Analytics World Green Building Trends 2018 SmartMarket Report, to which the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a contributing partner. Importantly,…

World Green Building Trends 2018

The World Green Building Trends 2018 SmartMarket Report, published by Dodge Data & Analytics, indicates that the international market for green construction projects has grown significantly in the last 10 years and demand for green building activity is poised to grow – to even double in some regions. Participants included over…

More Than 6,000 Green Building Professionals Gathered for Greenbuild India 2018

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) concluded its second Greenbuild India conference & expo, which focused on the intersection of humanity and the built environment. The two-day conference featured the latest technological innovations, new products, 18 education tracks and was attended by more than 6,000 green building industry professionals. Greenbuild…

Wellness & Aquatic Complex Wins Prestigious Green Building Design Award

Southwestern College has been awarded the City of Chula Vista’s Green Building Design Award for the construction of the new Wellness & Aquatics Complex as part of its annual Ribbons & Shovels awards. The 12 awards highlight community projects that improve and enhance the appearance of Chula Vista and celebrate…

MEP Awards 2018: BuroHappold wins sustainable project award

BuroHappold Engineering won the 2018 Sustainable Project of the Year award for Louvre Abu Dhabi. Gavin Loy, associate director, BuroHappold Engineering, said: “I am very honoured to accept the award on behalf of Burohappold. We played a small part in the overall scale of the project that involved various specialists…

2018 International Green Construction Code Released

The 2018 International Green Construction Code (2018-IgCC) was released today by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), International Code Council, ASHRAE and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES). The IgCC is a model code that has wide applicability for incorporating resilient, high-performance green building strategies into building codes to improve the…

Godrej & Boyce joins WorldGBC network to advance net zero carbon buildings

Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Company has joined the World Green Building Council’s Asia-Pacific Regional Network as a Corporate Activity Partner to accelerate the uptake of net zero carbon buildings in the Asia-Pacific region. ‪Activities in WorldGBC’s Regional Networks are sometimes funded by Activity Sponsors—leading multinationals who are typically members of…

Iceland joins World Green Building Council

As of this week, Iceland is the newest member of the World Green Building Council (WGBC). Grænni byggð, or Green Building Council Iceland will henceforth work to “promote environmental awareness and green action planning, while also lobbying authorities to pass legislations that will direct the market into a more sustainable…