One of the benefits of early participation in the GRESB Real Estate Assessment was that it helped real estate portfolios improve their environmental, social and governance (ESG) -related policies and management systems. [Read more…]
Real estate professionals have been issued a challenge: zero out the net greenhouse gas emissions and energy usage of the built environment. [Read more…]
I was recently asked how Science Based Targets are connected to Zero Carbon Buildings – hmmm, I thought, interesting question.
Let’s start with the definitions.
With rising energy bills a concern for any tenant, the ability to generate more income through living in a zero-energy home can offset any worries about investing on a smart design. Financing such a project is the trickiest part but it has now been proven that the benefits and returns provide a viable and green future. A zero-energy building is a building with zero net energy consumption, meaning the total amount of energy used by the building on an annual basis is roughly equal to the amount of renewable energy created on the site. [Read more…]
The 2019 event will take place March 19 and 20 in the Netherlands.
Mark your calendars: Greenbuild Europe 2019 will take place March 19–20 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Preconference workshops will be held March 18.
Greenbuild Europe is the premier annual conference for European green building professionals. Attendees worldwide across a variety of industries—including architecture, engineering and design—participate in Greenbuild Europe to share best practices, time-tested solutions and innovative strategies to advance healthy, high-performance buildings.
Nearly 400 sustainability professionals from 35 countries attended Greenbuild Europe in April 2018. Watch the video to see highlights from the 2018 conference:
Don’t miss out on the excitement when Greenbuild Europe comes to Amsterdam next spring. Sign up for USGBC emails to be notified when registration opens and to receive other conference updates.
Sponsorship opportunities are now available. Contact USGBC Sponsorship Director Lisa Bowers for more information.