What is the Green Building concept?

Green building (also known as green construction or sustainable building) refers to both a structure and the application of processes that are environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building's life-cycle: from planning to design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation, and demolition.

Why do we need green building?

Importance of Green Building. What is green building? Green building, or sustainable design, is the practice of increasing the efficiency with which buildings and their sites use energy, water, and materials, and of reducing impacts on human health and the environment for the entire lifecycle of a building.

What makes a building green?

Green buildings are designed to meet certain objectives such as protecting occupant health; improving employee productivity; using energy, water, and other resources more efficiently; and reducing the overall impact to the environment.

What is a green product?

Green products are… Energy efficient, durable and often have low maintenance requirements. Free of Ozone depleting chemicals, toxic compounds and don't produce toxic by-products. Often made of recycled materials or content or from renewable and sustainable sources.