green building

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green building

An environmentally friendly residential or commercial building. See LEED and green.

Green building

Also known as sustainable building or environmental building, green building is the practice of increasing the efficiency with which buildings and their sites use and harvest energy, water, and materials, and reducing the impacts of buildings on human health and the environment, through better site planning, design, construction, operation, maintenance, and removal—the complete building life cycle.
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The Indicator, sponsored by Growthpoint Properties, strongly supports the investment case for energy efficient buildings in the commercial property sector.
The objectives of the workshop were to facilitate design and construction of light-performance, energy efficient buildings and homes in Pakistan and existing building through capacity building of academia and industry in research, education and practice.
The energy efficient buildings are one of the important practices of developed world for energy conservation and management.
Advantage will be given to those possessing controller certificates and employees working for building firms that have already constructed energy efficient buildings.
Construction of energy efficient buildings usually involve bioclimatic architecture.
The two 1950s homes in Elliott Drive, Wellesbourne, have been refitted and updated to meet the principles of Passivhaus - the world leading standard for energy efficient buildings - and include features such as triple glazed windows, highly energy efficient doors and a heavily insulated roof, along with solar photovoltaic roof tiles.
The one-day exhibition will showcase energy efficient buildings, landscape architecture and lightweight structures.
The really good news is extremely energy efficient buildings are being demonstrated in a multitude of climates and across building types," said Dave Hewitt, NBI executive director.
BIPV is increasingly being specified for commercial applications and together Guardian and Pythagoras will provide applied solutions for energy efficient buildings.
The goal of this task is to ensure a skilled workforce at all levels in the energy efficient buildings sector in Greater Philadelphia.
In case the law on energy efficiency in buildings is adopted, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development will extend a loan for construction of energy efficient buildings.
The Belvedere Family Centre, on Belvedere Road, Toxteth, will become one of the most energy efficient buildings of its kind in the country.

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