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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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Covering new buildings and retrofits as well as green products and services, the 19 professional award categories this year are: Green Building of the Year in six sub-categories: Commercial, Hotel, School, Residential, Public Building and Healthcare Building; Sustainable Building Design of the Year; Sustainable Urban/Community Development Design of the Year; Facility Management Organisation of the Year; Contractor of the Year; Developer of the Year: Green Building Material/Product: Energy Management, Indoor Air Quality, Conventional Construction Materials & Water Management; Green Building Research Award; Retrofit Project of the Year; Best Operations & Maintenance (existing buildings); and Training Initiative of the Year.
Saeed Al Abbar, Chairman of Emirates Green Building Council, said: "The appointment of Khaled as the Regional Chair for the MENA Network by the World Green Building Council, is a strong statement on his dedication to promoting sustainable built environments in the region.
This paper takes the green building supply side as the breakthrough point, through the construction of the developers and buyers, government "bilateral" game to examine the green building industry chain innovation relationship.
According to the QGBC director, all the government projects are following the green building practices.
Aqrab Ali Rana said that after successful event in Lahore Pakistan Green Building Council and FAKT Exhibitions are joining their forces together again for The Second International Expo and Conference in Karachi.
JLL has a strong record of achieving LEED and other building certifications for itself and its clients, and in 2015, helped clients secure a total of 121 green building certifications.
states, quantifying the economic impact of green building and LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design).
Engineer Issa al Mohannadi, Chairperson of QGBC and Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) hailed the new interactive online platform as"revolutionising the green building industry in Qatar".
8220;There is established value in green building,” Usher says.
The green building concept is in fact getting to be a part of mainstream design and construction as its many benefits become apparent in many green projects all over the world.
Yudelson said, "The convergence of corporate and commercial real estate, information technology that is based in the Cloud, and energy efficiency leads my list of new green building megatrends for 2014.
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