Green building rating systems

Green building rating systems

Designed in response to growing concerns in the building industry in topics such as sustainability, building performance, environmental impact, energy, cost efficiency, and maintenance. The rating systems proposed quantifiable tools to evaluate and measure the level of a building’s environmental performance, such as energy, design, construction, site, technologies, and materials performance.
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We view this as a positive sign for the future growth of the Green Globes family of green building rating systems.
The Coalition lobbied federal lawmakers to require agencies such as the General Services Administration to factor the consensus basis behind contract-stipulated green building rating systems.
Green Building Council s LEEDA Green Building Rating Systems .
29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Interest continues to grow in green building rating systems worldwide with governments and organizations around the world introducing initiatives to measure sustainable building achievements.
This third edition provides updated information on new technologies and evolving requirements involving green building rating systems, carbon emissions rules and other green design issues.
In Canada, Green Globes is one of only two green building rating systems recognized by the Canadian government.
Since USGBC's founding in 1993, the Council has grown to more than 17,000 member companies and organizations, a comprehensive family of LEED[R] green building rating systems, an expansive educational offering, the industry's popular Greenbuild International Conference and Expo (www.
It joins the ISO 14000 Environmental management series, whose "Type El Environmental Product Declarations" standard governs documents concrete interests are issuing as green building rating systems evolve.
The Epsten Group is a mid-sized multi-disciplinary architectural design and high-performance building consulting firm recognized nationally and internationally for environmentally sound solutions, architectural energy simulations, building envelope and systems commissioning, and expertise in green building rating systems such as LEED.
Since USGBC's founding in 1993, the Council has grown to more than 13,000 member companies and organizations, a comprehensive family of LEED([R]) green building rating systems, an expansive educational offering, the industry's popular Greenbuild International Conference and Expo (www.