Green Buildings

Why Are Green Buildings Leading The Way?

Green buildings have a lasting impact both on the environment and on the people who live in them. Much has been said and written about the positive impact of green homes on the physical and emotional well-being of their dwellers and the overall ecosystem itself.

New study shows better schools, hospitals and offices are key to improving European’s lives

New study shows better schools, hospitals and offices are key to improving European’s lives

Partly funded by the VELUX Group, the study highlights the need for renovation in buildings that are places of learning, working and healing. Investing in the renovation of offices, schools and hospitals would greatly improve the health, well-being and productivity of European citizens, according to a new study launched today by Buildings 2030 and conducted …

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USGBC Launches LEED Zero, to Address Net Zero Carbon Operations and Resources in LEED Green Building Projects

Addressing the net zero operations and resources in LEED Green Building Projects

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) launched LEED Zero, a new program that will address net zero operations and resources in buildings. “Net zero is a powerful target that will move the entire industry forward,” said Melissa Baker, senior vice president of technical core at USGBC. “For years, LEED projects around the world have aspired to …

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Green Buildings expected to reach 60% of Building Projects in Next 3 Years

The findings from the preeminent study on green buildings have been released and the results are both surprising and encouraging. Forty-seven percent of those participating in the World Green Building Trends 2018 SmartMarket Report expect to do the majority of their projects (more than 60%) green by 2021. Published today by Dodge Data & Analytics, the new industry …

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