GREEN BUILDING RESEARCH
Green building research and reports are available for download below:
|Greening American’s schools – Costs and Benefits
Version updated on usgbc.org – October 2006
|Costing Green: A comprehensive cost database and budgeting methodology
Version updated on usgbc.org – July 2004
|Life Cycle Assessments – a guide on using the LCA
The guide, developed by German Sustainable Building Council, convey a basic understanding of the great benefits that is offered by the use of life cycle assessments in the planning process. The potential of LCA to reduce environmental impacts in the construction industry is emphasised with reference to the individual work phases. Additionally, example possibilities for visualising LCA results are shown with the aid of a toolbox.
|WorldGBC – Doing Right by Planet and People
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.