So basically in the transformed market whatever technology you use, whatever means you use to make a green building
, there is hardly any difference in costs between a normal, good quality building and a green building
," he said.
consume 65 percent of all electricity, as well as 12 percent of drinkable water and 40 percent of all raw materials, according to the Commission for Environmental Cooperation, an international organization that is expected in early 2008 to release a report evaluating green building
in the U.
A green building
should have commissioning, and if the building is going to be LEED[TM] certified, it's a requirement.
Los Angeles was chosen to host Greenbuild 2007 because of its involvement in green building
, the strong USGBC chapter presence and the city's overall commitment to sustainability.
s Building Solutions Division indicates that "Autodesk is excited to see growth in building information modeling (BIM) tools and Green Building
Studio is certainly assisting the expansion of this market.
It aims to make green building
and sustainable development a mainstream phenomenon in the affordable housing industry through the creation of national standards.
increase productivity, performance and profits.
The cost of their construction is higher than standard buildings by ~10-15% but the rental fees charged to tenants is also significantly higher -- in Bangkok, the occupancy price / sqm / month can be up to 30% higher compared to other non green building
of category A.
Council announced last November the joint development of a Green Property Index that will enable investment in REITs based on objective sustainability rankings.
WHAT: Nordic Summit on Green Building
to discuss green building
market drivers and tools.
designs, by contrast, embrace differences, including cultural biases and local ecological issues.
Council has certified the Front 5 Building in Boise, Idaho, under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building
Rating System for New Construction and Major Renovations.
addresses environmental concerns as well as health concerns and is a good economic choice as well.
But I would encourage you to be aware of your larger neighborhood as well, which I would define first as the Green Building
community and even more broadly as the whole movement known as Sustainable Development.
com), whose principal architect, Greg Franta, helped write many green building
standards, be brought in to serve as energy efficiency consultants.