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High-Rises committing towards greener tomorrow with LEED

LEED certified buildings are proven to produce 34 per cent lower CO2 emissions, consume 25 per cent less energy and use 11 per cent less water than conventional buildings. LEED buildings are healthy and resource-efficient The mission of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the Green Business Certification Institute (GBCI) is market transformation of

Why Build Green?

Highlighting the tangible as well as intangible benefits of green buildings Green buildings are steadily gaining popularity amongst building owners, tenants and developers, owing to their environmental, economic and social benefits. By their very definition, green buildings are designed to be healthier, energy efficient, water efficient and are constructed using environmental friendly materials. Green buildings

Plumbing Codes

The aim of this article is to develop a conceptual framework on importance of Plumbing Codes within the construction industry Five major groups of independent variables, namely project-related factors, project procedures, project management actions, human-related factors, and external environment are identified as crucial to project success. Putting it differently, 4 Ms play a crucial role