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  • `Building Green` for environmental sustainability

    "Green building" is a term which refers to a better way of designing and constructing buildings in an environmental friendly way. Green buildings consume less energy and resources. With lower operating costs they provide opportunity for better return on investment. There is growing confidence that investment in Green Building and sustainable construction technologies not only make environmental ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • India: green building equipment

    India’s construction sector is poised to grow at the rate of 15-20 per cent annually for the next two years. There was an estimated investment of USD 100 billion in the sector during 2004-2005 (March-April), with private sector contributing to over 32.7 per cent of this investment. The sector is likely to record higher growth in the coming years, due to the Government of India’s (GOI) ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Verdigris Group Wins Acclaim as Leader in Green Building & Sustainability Consulting

    Verdigris Group, a Chicago-based real estate development, consulting and brokerage company with new regional offices in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, has been hard at work developing and implementing innovative sustainable strategies in the disciplines of green real estate development and sustainable organizational management, and is now receiving some noteworthy acclaim for their efforts by ...


    By Verdigris Group Inc.

  • Ten Megatrends for Green Building in 2014

    What are the major trends likely to affect the green building industry and markets in the US in 2014? One of the world’s leading green building consultants, keynote speakers and authors, Jerry Yudelson, offers his top 10 list of green building megatrends. At the top of Yudelson’s 2014 list is the prediction that Green building in North America will continue its strong growth in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Green building standards under construction

    The world's leading certification system for sustainable architecture is set to undergo its most sweeping changes in 2009. The proposed revisions encourage designs that would reduce a building's impact on global climate change. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, commonly known as LEED, has become the standard for green building design since the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), a ...

  • Green building certification market to grow

    Green building certification programs are becoming increasingly important tools to verify that a building meets a set of "green" criteria including energy efficiency, sustainable materials selection, site location, and indoor environmental quality. In addition to their environmental benefits, certified green buildings can sometimes command higher property values and rents, and green building ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New Green Building Codes Set to be Enforced in California

    The indoor environmental quality (IEQ) professionals at Clark Seif Clark (CSC) provide comprehensive testing solutions for new construction and remodeling to meet California’s new green building codes.   In less than a month cities across California will begin enforcing the new California Green Building Standards Code (CALGreen Code) beginning on January 1, 2011.  These new ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • EIB building upgraded to “Excellent” for its green credentials

    The EIB’s new East building which received the rating “Very good” from BREEAM for its design has gone through a post-construction assessment in 2009 and has been granted the ranking “Excellent”. From the outset of the project, the EIB decided to put environmental considerations at the forefront of the construction of its new building. As such, the Bank chose to present the building to BREEAM, the ...

  • New Green Building Topic Experts Join Green Code Pro

    Green Code Pro is the one-stop shop for green building code information. Topic Experts serve as volunteer moderators on the site by monitoring the Question & Answer Forum to ensure that the discussions are on topic and valuable to the group. Green Code Pro is fortunate to have two outstanding new Topic Experts to welcome to our community. Architect, Kyle Moss, AIA, LEED AP, is accredited by ...


    By PRWeb

  • Indoor Air Quality is a Key Green Building Feature

    The presentation included Hygieneering, Inc.’s Green Building Services that include: (IAQ) Indoor Air Quality inspection, testing and building material assessments, inspections to identify (IAQ) Indoor Air Quality risk factors in the HVAC systems and air quality testing to meet health and comfort parameters established by ASHRAE and OSHA. Hygieneering provides safety consulting, ...


    By Hygieneering, Inc.

  • Korea: green building and construction sectorMarket and Sector Challenges

    According to the Korea Engineering and Consulting Association (KENCA), Korea had 2,100 companies and more than 45,000 people engaged in the construction and building engineering industry in 2006. The overall Korean market for construction and engineering products and services was worth an estimated $65 billion in 2004, growing to $96 billion by 2006, and is expected to surpass $100 billion in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Green Buildings Are Fueling a Return to Traditional Materials and Methods

    As more and more construction projects seek green building certification or otherwise strive for exemplary environmental performance, demand is growing for materials that, by virtue of their inputs, manufacturing processes, and in-use performance, reduce the environmental impacts associated with the buildings sector. One result, according to a recent report from Navigant ...

  • 2nd China Green Building Summit 2010

    Hosted by Duxes Business Consulting and endorsed by powerful organizations around the world, 2nd China Green Building Summit 2010 will take place on June 3rd to 4th, 2010 in Beijing, China. As a congress, the 1st China Green Building event successfully gathered over 80 senior management and board level executives from 50 businesses. This 2nd summit is to explore the ...

  • Green Building Initiative Launches New Personnel Certification

    The Green Building Initiative (GBI) today launched a training and certification program to enable facilities managers, engineers, and consultants to learn about the guiding principles assessment requirements for U.S. government buildings mandated by Executive Order 13514. The course provides the option to ...


    By Marketwire

  • 2nd China Green Building Summit 2010 upcoming

    Hosted by Duxes Business Consulting Inc. and endorsed by powerful organizations around the world, the 2nd China Green Building Summit 2010 will take place on June 3rd to 4th, 2010 in Beijing, China. Endorsed by World Green Building Council, the 1st China Green Building Congress was successfully held in Beijing last year. This 2nd summit is aimed to explore the Chinese green building industry and ...

  • OECD launches `green economy` consultation with developing countries

    The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has launched a consultation with developing countries on green growth — just as these countries have been criticising the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) negotiations for being disproportionately dominated by the idea. ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Strategic sustainability consulting - green auditor certification program

    Strategic Sustainability Consulting (SSC) is pleased to announce the next class of its popular Green Auditor Certification Program, to be held in Washington, DC from May 26-28, 2010. Participants will learn all of the skills needed to take an organization through the Green Audit process, including: Determining employees' attitudes and awareness about 'going green' Calculating a carbon footprint ...

  • EIB building upgraded to “Excellent” for its green credentials

    The EIB’s new East building which received the rating “Very good” from BREEAM for its design has gone through a post-construction assessment in 2009 and has been granted the ranking “Excellent”. From the outset of the project, the EIB decided to put environmental considerations at the forefront of the construction of its new building. As such, the Bank chose to present the building to BREEAM, the ...

  • Hitachi Consulting Named in Verdantix Green Quadrant

    LONDON, UK – March 2, 2011 – Hitachi Consulting has been named as an Entrepreneur in the Green Quadrant® Sustainable Technology Services report by Verdantix. This report defines sustainable technology services as IT consulting, systems design, software implementation and IT systems integration that support sustainable business objectives such as energy efficiency, emissions ...


  • Korea: Urban design and green building market

    The population of South Korea has grown rapidly since the republic’s establishment in 1948 and now stands at over 48 million. This growth has placed enormous burdens on Korea’s major cities. Seoul, the capital of the Republic has a population of 10.3 million (2006). The Seoul National Capital Area, which includes the major port city of Incheon and many satellite towns in Gyeonggi-do - ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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