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  • Global Green Building Materials Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Green Building Materials Industry ...


    By ReportLinker

  • US Green Building Materials Market

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: US Green Building Materials Market ...


    By ReportLinker

  • ReportsnReports - The U.S. Market for Green Building Materials

    The U.S. Market for Green Building Materials  THIS REPORT: The definition of green building materials and the criteria these materials must meet in order to be called green Global trends in the market, including data for 2008, estimates for 2009, and a ...


  • 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 ...

  • Is Pharos the Wikileaks for Building Materials?

    The word of the year 2010 is transparency.   Credit its prominence to the modern James Bondian figure Julian Assange and his WikiLeaks divulgence of state secrets.  But WikiLeaks’ efforts have done as much to cloud the debate over transparency as they have to shed light on matters that impact our daily lives.  What the Pharos Project shares with WikiLeaks is being a ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Green Building Architecture and Development

    Koch Architekten Dusseldorf - REWE Green Building Berlin, Winner "Best Building Solution" + Finalist of Sustainia Award in Copenhagen The REWE Green Building - the future concept" in Berlin is the Winner of the category ...


  • 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

  • The costs of not building green

    Despite the narrowing gap in cost between green building and traditional 'to-code' building, most builders and home buyers still perceive the green option to be significantly more expensive.  The reality is that due to increased builder education and an influx of affordable green building products, a building can be built green within the same budget as a non-green building.  According ...

  • France green building market

    Over the past few years there has been an increased interest for sustainable development and green building programs. Every year since 2001, a full week has been dedicated to promoting sustainable development and educating the public on environmental issues and solutions. Consensus around a need for change has steadily been growing culminating in a strong public opinion favoring government ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • `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

  • U.S. Market for Green Building Materials will Expand to $69 Billion

    The market for green building materials has seen rapid growth in recent years. As of Oct. 17, 2014, more than 3.3 billion sq. ft. of building space had been certified by the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Program. More than 500 U.S. companies are involved in the production of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Global Green Building Materials and Construction, 2nd Edition now available at ReportsandReports

    Dallas, ReportsandReports Announce it Will Carry Global Green Building Materials and Construction, 2nd Edition Market Research Report in its Store. Browse the complete Report on: ...


  • Plasti-Fab Builds Top Shelter Line With Recycled and Green Materials

    Tualatin, OR, – Plasti-Fab, a leading manufacturer of composite solutions, today released their new "Green" Industrial Shelter Series made of recycled and green fiberglass materials. Plasti-Fab Guardian Green SheltersTM are made by combining fiberglass scrap in the form of a Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) compound with a green resin and a low Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) ...


  • ReportsnReports - Global Green Building Materials and Construction, 2nd Edition

    Global Green Building Materials and Construction, 2nd Edition  This research report about Green Building Materials and Construction presents an in-depth analysis of the development, applications, products, technologies, manufacturers, and trends for products that help ...


  • 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 ...

  • Green Home Building Blossoms in Chicago

    CHICAGO, Illinois, November 5, 2007 (ENS) - The U.S. Green Building Council is set to launch its LEED-for-Homes program at the organization's annual Greenbuild conference in Chicago this week. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, LEED, voluntary rating system is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high performance green ...

  • Can you be comfortable in a green building?

    Building performance and its evaluation have earned increased attention in recent years, particularly relating to green buildings. Much of the emphasis has been on optimizing energy and resource efficiency. Despite the recent media buzz around the actual performance of LEED-certified buildings, surprisingly little attention is being paid to the human resource within buildings. Green buildings, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Qatar Green Building Council’s new green building project showcased in Dubai

    The Passivhaus study seeks to establish if an eco-friendly villa can be a viable building option. Through the construction and operation of a Passivhaus villa and a Business As Usual (BAU) villa, the project’s initial data showed a small increase in capital cost during construction of the Passivhaus compared with a BAU villa, offset against a 50 per cent reduction in water and energy ...


    By Climate Action

  • 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 ...

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