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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Multi-agency support to UNCTs in mainstreaming resource...

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The specific objective of this joint programme proposal is to equip UN country teams with the necessary tools and information to: ● Support governments in transforming their buildings and construction sector in a resource efficient, low carbon and climate...

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Building Materials Environmental Guide (BMEG)

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Building Materials Environmental Guide (BMEG) is a periodically updated guideline to help construction industry professionals (engineers, architects, procurement officers, and technical officers) to understand the environmental and social impacts of common bui...

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A Holistic View for Integrating Sustainability...

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Emerging economies in Asia and Latin America face rapid urbanization and city building in the next few decades. The existing work force and the next generation of built environment graduates play a significant role in lowering carbon emissions as a result of rapid building and infrastructure now and in the future. A range of disciplines comprises the built environment professions, and these disciplines need to work collaboratively to optimize design, construction and operational impacts.
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Jean Monnet Research Partnership

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This new EU funded project lead by RMIT University under the Jean Monnet research partnerships will examine the role of the EU’s Smart Specialisation in linking scientific and social innovation, and how this can deliver global action to address societal chal...

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Showcasing ‘Real’ Green Buildings: A Case for Post...

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Throughout their life cycle; from construction, operation to demolition, buildings contribute to environmental impact. Globally, there has been a shift towards adoption of green building policies, legislation, various programmes and rating tools for all new construction and refurbishment projects.
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Identifying cost trend and affected cost factors for...

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The integration of sustainability and sustainable practices in the construction industry is ultimately benefiting the environment,society,and economics.Many green office buildings in Australia achieved Green Star ratings have claimed outstanding achievements such as energy efficiency,greenhouse gas reduction,healthy work environment,and productivity growth.
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Integrating Interdisciplinary Thinking and Practice: A...

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The value of interdisciplinary approaches to curriculum have been considered successful along multiple fronts; including reducing administrative burden from inter departmental collaboration, providing “intellectual” solutions to problems and breaking academic discipline boundaries.Criticism from industry often focuses on educators not preparing graduates for work in the real world.
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Future-proofing buildings: optimising facility...

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Buildings in general are large contributors of global greenhouse emissions and environmental deterioration. Climate adaptation of existing and new buildings is crucial in reducing their impact on climate change.In order to achieve this, efficient performance evaluation and operational management of buildings is required for future proofing buildings and other built environment assets.In particular, owner occupied buildings, including educational buildings offer unique opportunities.
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Transformative learning: innovating sustainability...

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This paper aims to evaluate how transformative learning is key to innovating sustainability education in the built environment in the region’s universities, in addition to reporting on the research project undertaken to integrate sustainability thinking and practice into engineering/built environment curricula in Asia-Pacific universities.
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