We covered -- and in fact, exceeded -- the specifications set out in the green building standards
by Dubai Municipality," El-Jisr said, when discussing The Sustainable City, Diamond Developer's flagship project in Dubai.
General Services Administration (GSA) is in the process of reviewing the use of green building standards
by the federal government and the U.
Chalabi added the Estidama Pearl Rating System will cause a "relatively expensive building standard
per square metre", but a relatively high sustainability standard of one or two pearls can be achieved through best practice design without exceeding the standard building cost.
Unfortunately, current green building standards
give insufficient credit to the carbon savings of renovation.
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After compromising on the building code's application in some coastal areas, state lawmakers are expected to approve tough new statewide building standards
that would mandate the use of hurricane-resistant products in most new homes built close to the coast.
ACA has played a critical role in the development of various emerging green building standards
and codes, including the IgCC, the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), and the California Green Building Code (CALGreen).
Summary: DUBAI - A growing demand for green building material has been noted in the regional real estate industry, driven by the increasing stress on implementation of green building standards
by local governments and civil authorities.
The sources said that the Directorate of BCS implementing the directives of the Chairman CDA in the light of CDA Building Standards
for Fire Prevention and Life Safety 2010 and Islamabad Fire Prevention and Life Safety Regulations 2010 and has initiated the exercise in this regard.
Voluntary, market-driven green building standards
are preferable to mandates, which can reduce the incentive and the market pressure to adapt and to change," said Tonjes.