green building sustainable resilient success sustainability. sustainable or “green” building design and construction is a method of wisely using resources to create high-quality, healthier and more energy-efficient homes and commercial buildings. a green building is more than the sum of its parts (think resource conservation)—its process and impacts matter, too.
defining a green building. first, we will take a look at what a green building is. some people may think of a green, or sustainable building as just a building that doesn’t really have as bad of an impact on the environment as another ‘average’ building. other people may find it to be the type of building, and the actual surroundings of the building.
for many good reasons, construction using green technology is becoming more common. several of these reasons are outlined in a recent article from smart cities dive. but before we get to those, let’s first understand what types of sustainable building practices are considered to be eco-friendly. green building practices
4. leed’s cachet as a status symbol often ensures follow-through of green building practices. 5. the governing organization of leed, the united states green building council (usgbc), is
a ‘green’ building is a building that, in its design, construction or operation, reduces or eliminates negative impacts, and can create positive impacts, on our climate and natural environment.
the evolution of the data center may transform it into a very different environment thanks to the advent of new technologies such as cloud computing and virtualization. however, there will always
by building or retrofitting a data center to green energy codes, companies can obtain green energy certifications such as the u.s. green building council leadership in energy & environmental
businesses and organisations can consider the use of green building materials, such as exterior paints with thermal paint additives to reduce the sun's impact, which would consequently lower