Greenbuild China 2019 to be held in Shanghai

Mark your calendars: Greenbuild China 2019 will take place October 23–24 in Shanghai. Preconference workshops will be held October 22.

Greenbuild China is the premier annual conference in the Asia Pacific region for green building professionals. Attendees worldwide across a variety of industries—including real estate, architecture, engineering and design—participate in Greenbuild China to share best practices, time-tested solutions and innovative strategies to advance healthy, high-performance buildings.

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Highlights of Greenbuild India 2018 [video]

The second Greenbuild India Conference and Expo, held in Mumbai in 2018, was an unprecedented success. Following the theme of an intersection of "Human x Nature," the event, organized in partnership with USGBC and ABEC, witnessed a stellar lineup of industry leaders, speakers, green building professionals, stakeholders and a large number of attendees.

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Top 5 things not to miss at Greenbuild Europe in Amsterdam

Greenbuild Europe 2019 in Amsterdam is more than a conference—it’s days of inspiration, learning and celebration and includes nearly 50 hours of educational content from which to choose. Taking place March 19-20 at the Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre, the event promises so much to see and do that we’ve provided a list to help you make the most of your Greenbuild experience.

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PEER Policy Brief: India

India is witnessing rapid economic and industrial growth, with the IMF projecting a 7.8 percent increase in GDP in 2019. To achieve this growth, it is important that the country considers how its power infrastructure will handle the anticipated demand increase.

Important government programs, including UJALA and others, have been introduced, but system stressors related to transmission and distribution inefficiencies, as well as grid resilience, are some of the challenges the Indian power sector will need to address.

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Europe’s Green Building Leadership and Innovation to be Recognized at Annual Greenbuild Conference in Amsterdam 19-20 March

Keynote speakers include Henk Ovnink, Special Envoy, International Water Affairs; Dr. Leyla Acaroglu, Founder, Disrupt Design and The UnSchool; and Mahesh Ramanujam, President and CEO, USGBC

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5 ways to take your office building to zero waste

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Tackling the waste footprint of commercial offices can seem daunting, but it shouldn’t. Kilroy Realty Corporation’s 350 Mission building in San Francisco is a testament to the achievability of zero waste for office buildings.

With a diversion rate of 91.9 percent, the 350 Mission building recently became the first commercial high-rise building in the world to be certified by TRUE Zero Waste. The office earned TRUE Gold, with a total of 49 points.

Be recognized for your LEED and TRUE achievements with LEED Zero

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Businesses around the world are turning to TRUE Zero Waste as a tool to define and achieve zero waste goals for their buildings and facilities. More than 305 million gross square feet of space are TRUE-certified, in 29 U.S. states and 13 countries. In the process of attaining certification, companies are also engaging employees in a culture change, cutting carbon emissions and supporting public health.