Tuesday, February 27, 2007

UK Green Building Council

Today sees the launch of the UK Green Building Council, part of the growing International Green Building Movement which acknowledges the need to address the massive contribution made to greenhouse emissions as a result of building construction and operation. The Council's mission is to ‘dramatically improve the sustainability of the built environment by radically transforming the way it is planned, designed, constructed, maintained and operated’, although some critics within the green building industry have expressed concerns that big businesses may attempt to buy their way into the Council to gain influence. It is possible to register online for news updates and see whether these fears become reality...
Link: www.ukgbc.org
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