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[CBRE] Asia Pacific ViewPoint – Green Buildings: Everything Investors Need to Know

  Many countries in Asia Pacific are implementing aggressive measures to address environmental challenges such as rising carbon emissions, which is spurring the introduction of incentives to construct green buildings. At the same time, technological advancement is driving the growth of green properties, with low cost energy-efficient devices and monitoring systems increasing the value proposition […]

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Daikin Vietnam Headquarter Building has registered for LOTUS Certification

  Located in District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Daikin Vietnam Headquarter Building is applying for 3 certifications: LEED, LOTUS and WELL and is the first project in Vietnam to aim for triple certification. Project is a fully glazed office building with one tenant convenience store at ground floor and a retail portion (“Solutions Plaza”) […]

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WorldGBC – World Green Building Trends 2018 Dodge Data & Analytics Report

The international market for green construction projects has grown significantly in the last 10 years and the demand for green building activity is predicted to grow in the next three years, according to a new report and industry survey published by Dodge Data & Analytics. The World Green Building Trends 2018 SmartMarket Report indicates an increase in […]

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BCI Asia & FuturArc Prize 2019

1. FuturArc Prize 2019 FUTURARC PRIZE (http://www.futurarcprize.com) seeks forward-thinking, innovative design ideas for Asia. The Competition offers a platform to professionals and students who are passionate about the environment. Through the force of their imagination it aspires to capture visions of a sustainable future. The brief for the 2019 competition is HYPER-DENSITY, ASIA.  The Asian […]

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WorldGBC – Outstanding green building leaders honoured in WorldGBC Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards

Four highly prestigious green building projects, one leading business and an innovative female industry leader have been announced as winners of the World Green Building Council’s regional awards. The six winners, who have made outstanding contributions to the sustainability of Asia Pacific’s built environment, fought off competition from ten other finalists to be crowned champions of the Asia […]

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[HCMC, 27-28/08/2018] – Basic VE Training (IES)

Date: 27 – 28/08/2018 Location: Ho Chi Minh City   IES is pleased to announce a 2-day basic VE training program in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam from Monday 27th – Tuesday 28th August 2018.  What will be covered? Day 1 ModelIT SunCast RadianceIES Day 2 ApacheSim Apache & ASHRAE Loads Introduction to ApacheHVAC How […]

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World Green Building Week 2018: Make Your Home Greener

World Green Building Week (24 – 30 September 2018) is an annual event that motivates and empowers us all to deliver greener buildings. This year, we want everyone, everywhere to take action and commit to making a change in the homes they build, lease or live in. We can all do something to make our home a greener, healthier […]

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Savona Becomes Europe’s First LEED Gold City

Earlier this week, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Green Business Certification (GBCI) has named Savona, Italy, as Europe’s first LEED Gold–certified city. Located in the coastal region of Liguria in northwest Italy, Savona has in recent years taken clear steps toward citywide sustainability initiatives by transforming into a low-impact urban center. City officials have set […]

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WorldGBC: Doing Right by Planet and People – The Business Case for Health and Wellbeing in Green Building

The World Green Building Council’s report “Doing Right by Planet and People: The Business Case for Health and Wellbeing in Green Building” urges companies to make green improvements by highlighting the tangible economic benefits of green building and showcasing improved occupant satisfaction when companies implement new health, wellbeing and productivity features in existing green structures. The report examines case studies […]

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VGBC Training Course: Introduction to LEED Certification

  VGBC is pleased to announce the new training course: Introduction to LEED Certification. This one-day training course will provide basic understanding of the LEED Green Building Certification System for industry professionals. LEED is a green building rating system developed by the US Green Building Council (USGBC). By the end of 2017, there are 87 […]

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“Green” Building Certifications on the Rise in Major International Markets

Canadian Markets Top CBRE’s Inaugural International Green Building Adoption Index, Reporting Highest Percentage of “Green” Office Space   LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Major metropolitan office markets across the globe are seeing a significant increase in the adoption of “green” building certification programs, according to the inaugural International Green Building Adoption Index (IGBAI) – a study by CBRE […]

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