green / sustainable buildings

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Post date: 28 Feb 2010
Type: Link

Active House is a vision of buildings that creates healthy and comfortable lives for their occupants without negatively influencing the climate and environment. Active House proposes a target framework for how to design and renovate buildings that contribute positively to human health, safety and wellbeing by focusing on the indoor and outdoor environment and efficient use of energy. 
Post date: 15 Feb 2010
Type: Link

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Post date: 15 Feb 2010
Type: Event

The energy efficiency goal of Standard 189.1 is to provide significant energy reduction over that in ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2007. It offers a broader scope than Standard 90.1 and is intended to provide minimum requirements for the siting, design and construction of high performance, green buildings. The aim is not just energy efficiency but a balance of environmental responsibility, resource efficiency, occupant comfort and well being and community sensitivity, all while supporting the goal of sustainable development.
Post date: 28 Jan 2010
Type: News

 Sustainable Building Alliance initiative reunites at the Board level the following organizations: USGBC (LEED), BRE (BREEAM), CSTB (HQE), DGNB (DGNB Certificate), FCAV (AQUA), VTT, ITC-CNR, IVE.
Post date: 3 Jan 2010
Type: Link

The Sustainable Building Alliance is non-profit, non-partisan, international network of standard setting organizations, national building research centres and key property industry and construction sector stakeholders, that is intended to accelerate the international adoption of Sustainable Building (SB) practices through the promotion of shared metrics of building performance assessment and rating. (www.sballiance.org)
Post date: 25 Nov 2009
Type: News

Just weeks ahead of COP15 in Copenhagen, this is a critical and timely step that will enable the world to realise the unparalleled, cost-effective carbon mitigation potential of buildings, which account for around 40% of the world's energy use and 33% of global greenhouse gas emissions.
Post date: 25 Nov 2009
Type: News

The Omega Center for Sustainable Living (OCSL) is an innovative educational center that combines the most technologically advanced green building and natural wastewater treatment technologies. It is a cutting edge educational facility where we will teach and model the importance of environmental sustainability.
Post date: 22 Jul 2009
Type: Case