An analysis by the Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) on the readiness of EU countries to transition to smart buildings concludes that no Member State is fully prepared to take advantage of the benefits that smart building technologies will entail.

Countries in the European Union are underprepared for the influx of new technologies that will make buildings smarter, greener, and more efficient.

A team of University of Colorado Boulder engineers has developed a scalable manufactured meta material — an engineered material with extraordinary properties not found in nature — to act as a kind

This paper documents the earth construction techniques used in Ota in order to preserve the earth construction heritage of the Ota people while checking the suitability of the earth materials used, using soil classification tests. Interviews of earth constructors in six villages in Ota were conducted to determine their material selection criteria, material processing and construction techniques.

Researchers have suggested that using urban adaptation strategies like green roof, cool roof, and hybrid technologies can help offset not only future climate warming due to urban expansion but also

This draft policy document for the state of Kerala is envisaged as an evolving framework of green building technology which may be improved suited to the present and future requirements.

This guidebook covers a range of building technologies, design principles and practices which can significantly reduce emissions of greenhouse gases, while improving living and working conditions. All the mitigation technologies and practices are dealt with in simple language and approaches for implementing these technologies are also provided.

Fifth annual survey led by the Institute for Building Efficiency, an initiative of Johnson Controls providing information and analysis of technologies, policies, and practices for efficient, high performance buildings and smart energy systems around the world.

The LEED 2011 for India Green Building Rating System is a voluntary, consensus – based, marketdriven building rating system based on existing proven technology.

CHENNAI: National, State and local governments should adopt a building code to promote ecologically sustainable business growth models and pave way for India to become a global leader in Green Businesses, said Jamshyd N.

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