An introduction to the Concept of Green Building from the view point of Architects!

Green Building or Sustainable Architecture is the practice of creating structures in which the resources are used optimally throughout the stage of development of a building. In a standard building, there is more energy consumption, and wastage of water and high-cost bills generated whereas in green buildings or sustainable buildings have minimal wastage of water;[Read More]

6 Trends Revolutionizing Green Building Designs

Green building will continue to grow globally, particularly in Europe, North America and fast-growing countries in the Middle East, South America, and the Asia-Pacific region. Every year, many government agencies, property managers, corporate real estate managers, and universities strive to incorporate green design ideas when renovating old structures or building new ones. So if you[Read More]

Material Selection Strategies for Designing Green Buildings and Earning A LEED Certification

Construction and demolition waste constitutes almost half of the total solid waste stream in the United States. However, there are much better alternatives than classifying items as waste, and there are many ways to reduce the environmental harm associated with materials. Using fewer materials, choosing environmentally preferable materials, using locally harvested materials, and eliminating waste[Read More]