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All posts tagged in: Green Building Council

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‘Traditional buildings’ get a green wash

Green Building Council’s new tool assigns ratings to existing buildings. Nearly eight years ago, green building was considered ‘the right thing to do’, but more developers and building owners now view it as an economic necessity. This is ...

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Net Zero Waste in Construction

By Gordon Brown According to the World Green Building Council the construction sector accounts for up to 40% of waste in landfill sites worldwide, and while this figure may be lower in South Africa construction remains a significant contributor ...

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Mauritius Commercial Bank: Ebene Building

By: Jean Francois Koenig, Architect The Mauritius Commercial Bank, the oldest bank in Mauritius and the Indian Ocean islands founded in 1878 and based in the capital city Port Louis, February 2006 saw me design offices and training facilities in ...

The US Green Building Council’s Colorado chapter predicts the following green building trends for 2015The US Green Building Council’s Colorado chapter predicts the following green building trends for 2015
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2015 Green Building Trends

The US Green Building Council’s Colorado chapter predicts the following green building trends for 2015: Green construction powers industry: the Centennial State will continue to grow as a center of green construction expertise and ownership. “As ...

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