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Green Building

09/13/2015 3:08 AM

what is the main rules that we need to design green building ?

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Re: Green bulding

09/13/2015 3:10 AM

Decide on the shade of green...

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Re: Green bulding

09/13/2015 5:29 AM

This really depends on the ocuntry that you are in and how "green" you want to be with the constraint od the compromises that you are prepared to take relative to modern lifestyle.

As a minimum (in Australia) we now run to a BASIX score system that looks at the energy, materials and water use of the proposed building and then prescribes "offset" requirements such as rainwater tanks, passive heating and cooling and so on.

Some countries have similar scoring methods, while others have not moved that far.

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09/13/2015 6:49 AM

Draw it with a green pencil?

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Re: Green bulding

09/13/2015 8:53 AM

Bring a large budget and plan to exceed it. (Green paint is expensive. Del made me say that)

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09/13/2015 9:20 AM

I give up. You tell me what it is. I might learn something even if I don't win the prize.

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Re: Green bulding

09/13/2015 9:44 AM

be sure to use a quality primer first

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Re: Green bulding

09/13/2015 9:47 AM

fricken ANONS

just win the lotto then follow this link to the letter!http://www.usgbc.org/leed

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Re: Green bulding

09/13/2015 10:59 AM

As i thought about it, it could include extreme cheapskate features like multitask-universal equipment and recyclable resource like water and toilet napkins.

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Re: Green bulding

09/13/2015 12:48 PM

First you have to decide what level of commitment you are going to make....


"What's the difference between "green," "sustainable" and "energy-efficient?"


Using green building products doesn't necessarily mean that a structure is sustainable or energy efficient. If it's energy efficient, it's not a given that it is sustainable either. The best approach to sustainable architecture, that is also environmentally sensitive and reduces energy use over the life of the building, is to adopt a program designed to meet all objectives."

http://www.cearchitects.com/green/index.php

You might want to use a system like LEED, which determines the overall greenness of your building....

"Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a set of rating systems for the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of green buildings, homes, and neighborhoods."

http://www.usgbc.org/leed

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Re: Green bulding

09/15/2015 8:53 PM

BINGO!

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09/13/2015 4:27 PM

Use a lot of green money.

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Re: Green Building

09/13/2015 5:30 PM

To many possible variations and standards to answer as 'Green' could mean almost anything, from slightly reduced energy usage for a home up to self-sustaining and recyclable skyscraper.

Can you provide much more information on your application. Have you tried an internet search first?

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Re: Green Building

09/14/2015 5:03 PM

Lots and lots of GREEN paint!

This web site will give you all the information you will ever want to know and to forget regarding GREEN buildings.

http://www.usgbc.org/leed

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Re: Green Building

09/17/2015 12:00 AM

LEED Energy Star , you have a lot of reading to do , start there .

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