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Green Building Rating Systems overview

Are you looking for a brief introduction of the most diffused Green Building Rating Systems around the world, suchas LEED, BREEAM, WELL, Estidama and other?

ESTIDAMA Rating System | 5-minute guide

Estidama, which is the Arabic word for ‘sustainability’, is the green building rating system developed by the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC).

LEED Rating System | 5-minute guide

LEED® – Leader in Energy & Environmental Design – is the world’s most widely used green building certification program. Developed by the US Green Building Council, LEED® is a voluntary rating system.

BREEAM Rating System | 5-minute guide

BREEAM® (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method) is one of the global leading green building rating systems that is used to measure the environmental performance of new and existing buildings.

Smart materials explained

Smart Materials have been used for years in different sectors such as in automotive, aerospace and medicine and they are opening new ways to design high-performance buildings. These materials are really offering extraordinary possibilities even in building design.

USGBC’s new guidelines to drive transparency in the product manufacturing industry

The USGBC has released new guidance for LEED Materials & Resources Credit 4 aimed at driving more transparency in the product manufacturing industry.

New Material - Cactus-based eco-friendly thermal insulation

A new environmentally friendly cactus-based thermal insulation does not contain any toxic substances and the material is 100% recyclable and reusable