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'Green' goals reflected in building trends

By Craig A. Ruark
Special to the Las Vegas Business Press

Despite the slow economic recovery, many businesses are seeing “green” as the path to a sustainable future and achieving a LEED certification by the U.S. 608 more words

#UAE a #leader in #green #building, says #US trade body

The UAE has been named as one of the top 10 markets for green building space by the US Green Building Council (USGBC).

The USGBC, a not-for profit organisation, oversees the Leed (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) green building rating system. 345 more words

Energy Effeciency

미국 친환경 자재 시장은 계속적으로 확대

BCC 연구 보고서에 의하면 미국 친환경 자재 시장은 2013년에는 $40.0 billion 이었고, 2014년에는 $43.8 billion으로 상승하였습니다. 그리고 2014년에서 2019년까지 이 시장은 연평균 성장률 9.5%를 기록하면서 거의 $69.0 billion 이 될 것으로 예상하고 있습니다. 16 more words


The #UAE Ranks Eighth Among Top 10 Countries for #LEED #Green #Building

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that the United Arab Emirates ranked eighth on USGBC’s annual ranking of the Top 10 Countries for LEED, the world’s most widely used and recognized green building rating system. 810 more words

Green Buildings

Finding the gap between large and small building sustainability

There’s a significant gap between large and small office buildings in achieving sustainability certification, according to a new study by CBRE Group, Inc. and Maastricht University. 120 more words


Green research to focus on healthy buildings

A new green research initiative will explore ways to merge integrated design and health impact assessment into approaches for building, operating and evaluating the investment returns of healthy buildings. 136 more words


Don’t blow your credibility with a dated GBCI reference

Firms that provide LEED-based sustainability certification services hold themselves out as having a special expertise. But destroying credibility with a client can be as easy as contracting with the client to have the project reviewed by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). 188 more words