Outdoor Thermal Comfort Assessment of Educational...

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Understanding the thermal effects of the built environment on the users' thermal perception and behavior, provides an insight into the suitability and usability of outdoor urban environments.
Usha Iyer-Raniga
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Thermal perceptions and microclimates of educational...

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This paper assesses the levels of comfort within outdoor educational urban precincts in Melbourne. Three urban spaces, in relatively close proximity to each other were investigated in two different seasons: spring 2014 and summer 2015. In total, 368 and 413 c...

Usha Iyer-Raniga
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Sustainable Development Research in the Asia Pacific...

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This volume captures papers presented at the SDiAP, held at RMIT University, Australia, in July 2017 under the auspices of the Inter-University Sustainable Development Research Programme. The inaugural symposium aimed to draw links between research, practice,...

Springer
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EDGE: An online platform, a green building standard...

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To help companies mainstream green buildings in emerging markets, IFC has developed EDGE, an online platform (www.EDGEBUILDINGS.com) that allows design teams to estimate the efficiency of a building by using practical solutions. The aim is to set a metrics-dri...

Prashant Kapoor, Green Business Certification Inc, ThinkStep/SGS
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Green Deal Circular Procurement

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Bottom up collaboration between public and private procuring organisations, each committing to 2 pilots and share knowledge on Circular Procurement in 2013-2017. The success was enormous and grew to over 45 organisations and over 100 pilots and over 100 millio...

Cuno van Geet, Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment in the Netherlands
Sustainable Public Procurement Sustainable Public Procurement
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Sustainable Affordable Housing

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Social housing providers across the UK experienced revenue cuts to an already tight budget. Standards and regulations such as The Decent Homes Standard or the Code for Sustainable Homes dictate that housing providers must deliver good quality homes for their c...

Professor Crina Oltean-Dumbrava
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Circular economy business models in the Built...

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BAM and Arup have launched a study exporing the benefits that circular business models (CBMs) offer stakeholders within the built environment sector. The report, supported by The Ellen MacArthur Foundation as part of the framework of the CE100 programme, propo...

BAM Construct UK
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Plug and Live Project

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Plug and Live is a project selected in the international competition for green buildings Solar Decathlon Africa 2019. This project is leaded by Private University of Fez with EPF engineer school from France as an academic partner. This Project shows if and how...

Private University of Fez
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Greening the Brick Sector in Bihar

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Bihar State Pollution Control Board and Development Alternatives jointly initiated a workshop on ‘Greening the Brick Sector in Bihar’ on Friday, 29th June, 2018 at Seminar Hall, Parivesh Bhawan, Patliputra, Patna. The discussions and dialogue focussed on t...

Development Alternatives
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Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Implementation of Sustainable Consumption and...

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With an overarching view of addressing diverse policy and practice issues, challenges, and transitions required for a mainstreaming Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) in India, European Union, SWITCH-Asia and Development Alternatives Group have join...

European Union, SWITCH-Asia
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Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

ENERFUND - ENErgy Retrofit FUNDing Tool

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ENERFUND project aims to enhance investments in refurbishment of buildings across Europe by developing a tool that rates and scores deep renovation opportunities. The tool is based on a set of parameters such as Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs), number o...

Cyprus Technical University
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One Click LCA

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One Click LCA is the Building Life Cycle Metrics software that allows you to calculate Life Cycle Assessment, Life Cycle Costing, Carbon footprint and other environmental impacts in a matter of minutes thanks to ease of use and advanced automation. One Click L...

Bionova Ltd
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

10YFP SBC Flagship "Energy Efficiency in Buildings...

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EEB Amplify is a global business-led initiative on reducing energy consumption in buildings in metropolitan areas. It brings together local building stakeholders to provide solutions to market barriers relating to: 1. Lack of awareness on the benefits of energ...

World Business Council for Sustainable Development
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Dar es Salaam Eco Sanaa Village

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In January 26 2018, CDEA launched Dar es Salaam Eco Sanaa Village as an investment opportunity that makes the connection between creativity, urban development and tourism. The plan aims at leveraging Dar es Salaam’s creative, heritage and historic assets, t...

Ayeta Anne Wangusa
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