USGBC and Wanda Commercial Properties organize the first international digitalization award

Feature image: Nanchang Wanda Mall, LEED Silver.

USGBC, Wanda Commercial Properties Co., Ltd. and the U.S.–China Energy Cooperation Program (ECP) have jointly organized the first WBIM International Digitalization Award in China, with strategic support from Autodesk (China). The WBIM Award was officially launched on August 18 in Beijing.

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Setting the bar high with the Greenbuild India 2017 education program

The first annual Greenbuild India International Conference & Expo, will be taking place November 2–5, 2017, in Mumbai. Greenbuild India offers a forum for the green building community to unite, change lives, revolutionize business and address pressing issues, such as air quality, human health, energy use and global climate change.

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Whole building life cycle assessment through LEED v4

As the architectural and construction industries increasingly emphasize sustainability, more comprehensive methods are being developed to evaluate and reduce environmental impacts by buildings. Over the years, holistic environmental assessment of buildings, building components and building materials from has gained significant importance.

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Parksmart projects pave the way for sustainable mobility

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With the number of vehicles expected to reach two billion by 2030, parking structures have emerged as a transformative tool for improving the sustainability of buildings, communities and cities.

Parksmart is the world’s only rating system advancing sustainable mobility through smarter parking structure design and operation, and this year, four new projects have already achieved certification, joining an elite group of forward-thinking facilities. Together, these projects are helping to improve customer experience, increase energy efficiency and reduce operational costs.

About TRUE

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TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) strives to change the way materials flow through society so that all products are eventually reused and diverted from landfill, incineration (waste-to-energy) and the environment.

Join GBCI at the SICI sustainability conference in Bengaluru

GBCI is a green business partner of the Sustainability in Design and Construction India (SICI) conference in Bengalaru, India. The eighth annual event brings together stakeholders in the building and construction industry in India to ensure a robust system certifying green credentials, as well as active participation by the government, builders and citizens to build structures that are both eco-friendly and responsive to citizen needs.

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