EDGE Green Buildings Market Transformation Program

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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...

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

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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...

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Trade education center for sustainable construction

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In developing countries, most construction activity is done by masons with deficient technical knowledge and by self-builders. Basic training would have great potential not only to improve the quality of housing stock but also for CO2 mitigation. The trade...

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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...

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LOW CARBON CEMENT (LC3) TECHNOLOGY RESOURCE CENTRE

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LC3 Technology Resource Centre (LC3-TRC) has been established in Cuba to act as interface between industry an academy for a swift introduction of the new developments in the area of LC3 in the Latin American Region. The LC3 Technology Resource Centre is a prov...

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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...

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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...

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Synergy Zones

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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...

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LOW-CARBON CEMENT-BASED MATERIALS INITIATIVE (LCCI)

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The LCCI is a network of scientists and engineers with expertise on various aspects of production, and consumption as well as on environmental life-cycle analysis of cement-based materials. The priority of the network is in the materials side solutions, since...

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Building Passport - concept and good practice example...

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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...

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Concrete Sustainability Council, Responsible sourcing...

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Latin America has a lot of informality in construction, producing a huge impact in the sustainability. Production of concrete in several countries are also informal (some cases around 70% and more) with poor or low awareness about the impact on sustainability....

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International Survey on GHG Emissions in the Built...

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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...

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SBT4buildings: A framework for carbon emissions...

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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.
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