EDGE Green Buildings Market Transformation Program

picto-initiative

An innovation of IFC, EDGE (“Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies”) is an online platform, a green building standard and a certification system for over 140 countries. The EDGE application helps to determine the most cost-effective options for des...

Rusmir Music
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

SBT4buildings: Science-based targets for the building...

picto-initiative

The SBT4buildings project provides solutions for companies of the building and construction who want to set carbon reduction targets in line with their own ambitions and Science-based Targets initiative (SBTi) requirements, working to decarbonize the entire va...

World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Plug and Live Project

picto-initiative

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

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

picto-initiative

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

Dar es Salaam Eco Sanaa Village

picto-initiative

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
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Synergy Zones

picto-initiative

Small groups of diverse buildings can provide opportunities for system synergies that will reduce GHG emissions. We refer to such a group of buildings as a Synergy Zones. The system includes on-site renewable energy, energy storage, DC distribution and equipme...

iiSBE
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Inclusive Tourism

picto-initiative

South Africa's Department of Tourism appointed Gauge to carry out a project support inclusive tourism at key parks around South Africa. Detailed audits with recommendations, operational policy construction drawings, costings and an implementation methodology w...

Gauge
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Building Passport - concept and good practice example...

picto-initiative

A ‘Building Passport’ is which essentially a data platform that will host all building related data from the design through to the demolition stage. It will provide all market stakeholders, including financing institutions, investors, insurers, policymaker...

RICS
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

International Survey on GHG Emissions in the Built...

picto-initiative

In late 2015 iiSBE launched an international pilot survey project to identify useful approaches for reducing GHG emissions in the built environment. The pilot survey was sent out to a group of contacts and provided a good set of responses (see attached documen...

Ruben Paul Borg
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

SBT4buildings: A framework for carbon emissions...

picto-resource
Discussion paper for companies of the building and construction sector who want to set science-based targets for their own operations while supporting the reduction of full life-cycle carbon emissions of buildings.
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Smaller Town Bylaw Development

picto-initiative

Gauge has been appointed to develop bylaws for mid-size and smaller towns in Africa which support the development of more sustainable built environments. The bylaws are responsive to local needs and issues as well as global sustainability imperatives and addre...

Gauge
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

School water and sanitation

picto-initiative

Gauge has been exploring how current issues with school sanitation can be addressed through alternative sanitation models, such as the use of composting toilets, aqua privies and onsite biological systems. These alternatives avoid problems associated with exis...

Gauge
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Guidance Document on Procuring Sustainable Buildings...

picto-resource

Procurement officers have a tremendous opportunity to greatly affect change and contribute to the sustainable development of built environments. This guide intends to provide a practical overview of the options and methods for procuring sustainable buildings a...

United Nations Environment Programme
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

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

picto-initiative

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
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

The Embodied Carbon Review

picto-initiative

"The Embodied Carbon Review – Embodied carbon reduction in 100+ regulations and rating systems globally" reports the results of how embodied carbon, that is, the carbon emissions from construction materials, is addressed in certifications and regulations glo...

Bionova Ltd
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction