Council (USGBC) announced today that it will commit to scaling green buildings
to more than 5 billion square feet (478 million square meters) over the next five years through the LEED and EDGE green building
The major factor contributing to this demand is rising awareness about the benefits of green buildings
, which in turn is driving investment in green commercial building construction.
Over 500 leading local and international green buildings
experts, researchers, academics, and sustainability activists are attending the Qatar Green Building
certification systems like LEED are just one tool GSA uses to deliver better value and savings to the taxpayer and meet this Administration's sustainability and economic performance goals," says Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings
Director Kevin Kampschroer.
Among its many findings, the report demonstrates that companies that invest in green buildings
are seeing significant dividends on their investments, including:
will increasingly be designed and managed by innovative information technologies that are based in the "Cloud.
New commercial constructions account for almost 80% of green buildings
in Thailand because they are easier to adopt compared to restructuring existing ones.
During the recession, demand for green buildings
Emirates Green Building
Council (EmiratesGBC) will organise its next 'Focus Day' on June 10, 2013, putting the spotlight on the performance of green buildings
According to recent research, the global market for green building
material is expected to be worth $406 billion by 2015, driven largely by environmental consciousness, high energy costs, and the understanding that green buildings
contribute to long-term benefits such as improved efficiency, cost savings and higher production.
AMMAN (Star)AuUnder the patronage of HRH Princess Sumayyah Bint El-Hassan and with USAID support, Jordan Green Buildings
Council (JGBC) was launched officially last Wednesday.
We are encouraged to see the continued rise in demand for green buildings
, and that architects are responding to this demand by increasing their practice of sustainable design," said Jay Bhatt, senior vice president, Autodesk AEC Solutions, San Rafael, California.