Green building

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Strategy

Sustainable buildings for everyone, everywhere

The World Green Building Council has released this strategy to tackle the climate emergency, health and wellbeing, and resource efficiency issues in the built environment.
Journal article

Optimization of green building design processes: case studies within the European union

Two case studies in Italy and two case studies in Spain are analyzed, and the effects of the project management issues are evaluated under three different points of view: Time, cost, and level of sustainability of the building. A poorly planned process for the achievement...
Journal article

Design for green lean building module production - Case study

This case study at a start-up company uses experiences from assembly system design and eco-design literature to propose green lean design principles to be used in the design and development of building modules and their assembly stations.
Report

Green mortgages: Financial incentives to design and build high-performance homes

This research forms part of BRANZ’s Exceeding the Minimum Programme. It considers how the New Zealand banking sector can lead the way in financing mortgages and home loan packages that consider building integrated features in high performance homes.
Report

2018 global status report: towards a zero-emission, efficient and resilient buildings and construction sector

This report is a global snapshot on the status of the building and construction sector, released annually to track the progress of this sector which is critical to the success of the Paris Agreement and limiting global warming to well below 2°C
Report

2019 global status report for buildings and construction

This year’s Global Status Report provides an update on drivers of CO2 emissions and energy demand globally since 2017, along with examples of policies, technologies and investments that support low-carbon building stocks.
Report

Every building counts: a practical plan for emissions reduction in the built environment

This document provides a set of recommendations for how Australia can reduce emissions in the built environment. It covers residential, commercial and public buildings that are ready for implementation by the federal government.
Strategy

A zero carbon road map for Aotearoa's buildings

This road map sets out the steps that New Zealand needs to take to get all buildings zero carbon by 2050 and all new buildings zero carbon by 2030.
Guide

Maximising your investment: using rating tools to attract sustainable finance for real estate

Sustainable finance has been an area of interest to the National Australian Built Environment Rating System (NABERS) for some time. NABERS have been closely monitoring green bond issuances in the property sector and are encouraged by the uptake of sustainable finance solutions many customers are...
Guide

Creating an energy efficient mortgage for Europe: the supporting role of the green building sector

This guide from the World Green Building Council’s (WorldGBC’s) Europe network and EeMAP's partner E.ON sets out how they believe the sectors and stakeholders involved in delivering green buildings should support the growth of energy efficient mortgages.