15 Sep '11, 3pm

Green building to ride energy revolution

Green building to ride energy revolution

Greening one building at a time isn't good enough, said Lend Lease CEO Rod Leaver at Singapore Green Building Week. Photo: Barangaroo in Sydney, The Australian The building sector is about to ride the new energy revolution currently spreading across the world, said the head of the World Green Building Council (WGBC) to participants at a green building conference in Singapore on Thursday. WGBC chief executive Jane Henley told several hundred green business experts that after passively watching five previous waves of energy revolutions, the building sector would get in on the action this time. Speaking at a plenary session on the second day of the International Green Building Conference, Ms Henley defined energy revolutions as waves of innovation that transform the way the world operates. She described previous revolutions such as the water-powered industrial revolution, the...

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