Sunday, 23 September 2018

Green Building Evolution

The story of the evolution of the green building movement told through image and dance! Check out this amazing clip from the opening of the WorldGBC Congress/GBCSA Convention in Cape Town in 2013.

History of Green Building

JLL and Zureli take a journey to find out more about the history of green building and where it is heading in the future.

USGBC Names LEED Homes Award Winners

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the recipients of its annual LEED Homes Awards, which recognizes projects, architects, developers and homebuilders who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and innovation in the residential green building marketplace. The LEED Homes Award recipients include multi-family, single-family and affordable housing projects and companies that…

Roof solar collector THERMOSLATE® | Cupa Pizarras

CUPA PIZARRAS THERMOSLATE® thermal panel system uses natural slate to transform solar light into energy, later used for heating, hot water or swimming pools. A wide range of products are offered for construction project; THERMOSLATE solar collectors are completely invisible once installed, allowing you to take advantage of the efficiency of…

IGBC 2017: When sustainability saved the city

Copenhagen and Vancouver are among the world’s most environmentally friendly, low-carbon cities, but it wasn’t always this way. City officials tell delegates at IGBC 2017 how a focus on sustainability revived their cities. Making a city more sustainable is not just about protecting the environment. It’s also about transforming the local economy so…

Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School / RMJM

The RMJM designed Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School (Duke-NUS), the first collaboration of its kind in Singapore between two of the world’s top higher education institutions – Duke University in the U.S. and National University of Singapore. The new school building designed by international architects RMJM, will significantly boost the number…

BEX and MCE Asia 2017

Build Eco Xpo (BEX) Asia, Southeast Asia’s leading trade exhibition for the green building market, kicked off with a bang today (12th September) at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore. Visitors from more than 50 countries are expected to attend the event today to get a first-hand…

Attaching Exterior Wall Cladding Through Foam Plastic Insulating Sheathing (FPIS) to Wood or Steel Framing

Exterior Wall Cladding First, states adopt the International Energy Conservation Code to improve energy efficiency in the nation’s building stock. Then, improved energy efficient construction brings changes to construction practices. This includes the exterior wall cladding covering the insulation. Most important, higher efficiency means increased use of continuous insulation. So, more exterior…