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Green buildings preserve precious natural resources and improve our quality of life. However, it is worth noting that not all green buildings are — and need to be - the same. Different countries and regions have a variety of characteristics such as distinctive climatic conditions, unique cultures and traditions, diverse building types and ages, or wide-ranging environmental, economic and social priorities — all of which shape their approach to green building. This is why WorldGBC supports its member Green Building Councils and their member companies in individual countries and across regions, to pursue green buildings that are best suited to their own markets. Skip to main content.
Jetzt bewerten Jetzt bewerten. The leading green building reference, updated with the latest advances in the field Sustainable Construction is the leading reference for the design, construction, and operation of high performance green buildings. With broad coverage including architecture, engineering, and construction, this book nevertheless delivers detailed information on all aspects of the green building process, from materials selection to building systems and more. This new fourth edition has been updated to reflect the latest codes and standards, including LEED v4, and includes new coverage of carbon accounting. The …mehr. DE Charles J.
Precise definitions of sustainable construction vary from place to place, and are constantly evolving to encompass varying approaches and priorities. In the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency EPA defines sustainable construction as "the practice of creating structures and using processes that are environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building's life-cycle from siting to design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation and deconstruction. Taken as the starting point, the definition above has been reinterpreted and expanded based on different approaches and priorities from country to country. In a study led by the International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction CIB and carried out with the collaboration of experts from countries around the world, different definitions were given. In the s, awareness of sustainability emerged,  amidst oil crises. At that time, people began to realize the necessity and urgency of energy conservation, which is to utilize energy in an efficient way and find alternatives to contemporary sources of energy. Additionally, shortages of other natural resources at that time, such as water, also raised public attention to the importance of sustainability and conservation.
Your email address will not be published. The problem that exists is the exclusion of contractors at the design stage of a project through the use of the traditional procurement path. Sustainability is as much about process as it is about product. Intelligent Buildings International: Vol. DOI: The discussion has been updated to align with the current thinking on economics, climate change, net zero buildings, and more, with contributions by leaders in the field that illustrate the most recent shifts in thinking and practice.
Advice and Inspiration Blog The importance of sustainability in construction. Alessandro Bracco. Construction is a massive industry today that impacts nearly every other industry across the globe. It accounts for six percent of the global gross domestic product GDP , indicating its economic reach. With urban areas worldwide seeing increases of roughly , people per day, more housing and infrastructure are needed all the time.
Official websites use. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites. Sustainable design seeks to reduce negative impacts on the environment, and the health and comfort of building occupants, thereby improving building performance.
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