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What is a green building? What is the meaning of green building rating and designing system?

Answer by A Quora admin:

A green building refers to a structure and using process that is environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building’s life-cycle from siting to design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation, and deconstruction.

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She's Green to the Extreme

“I think of myself as a canary in the coal mine,” said Veronica Mainetti, the unlikely real estate scion of owner and developer The Sorgente Group of America. 1,511 more words

HB 1029: Altering South Dakota's State-Owned High Performance Building Requirements

by Tony Helland

HB 1029, proposed by the South Dakota Bureau of Administration, seeks to double the minimum thresholds for high-performance building requirements for state-owned buildings. 705 more words

Legislative Update


Colorado is known for natural resources and its diverse geography, ranging from alpine mountains, arid plains and deserts, deep canyons, sandstone and granite rock formations, rivers, lakes, and lush forests. 61 more words


As We Build So Shall We Live

As a student in the Masters of Real Estate Development program at the University of Utah, a great deal of our program is based around financial analysis and the financial gain one would receive from various projects.   319 more words


Designing and constructing a LEED certified building comes with a certain level of challenges. When trying to meet performance goals, designers and builders must take an alternative route to the conventional one way work approach. 45 more words


Learning From a Neighbor - Dona Spring Animal Shelter in Berkeley, California

Learning from the experiences of other communities is helpful even when its population is smaller or larger than that of your own community.  It’s helpful even when the project is subject to very different parameters (policies, regulations and administrative procedures).   330 more words

New Animal Shelters