26 Dec '11, 5am

The Jordan GBC had an active role in this important UNEP - SBCI international event.

There is no reason problems of sustainability in buildings can't be solved today; it is not a matter of technology, the real issue is political will. Companies like to keep their successes to themselves, but recently there has been more sharing of such stories, and this needs to continue to be encouraged. Voluntary certification schemes have done very well in terms of pushing industry to rethink how they do business. At some point however, the government needs to push the laggards forward. Industry knows a change is coming, but inevitably some will need more encouragement than others. Building the building and cutting the ribbon are still the predominant targets, whereas it is important to monitor the use of the building; benchmarking and then collecting and using the information to understand the performance of the building. Clients can leverage their influence to challen...

Full article: http://www.unep.org/sbci/events/Symposium_October2011.asp...

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