Tips On Planning Green Buildings
"Increasingly, designers who strive to build green facilities take into account, along with energy efficiency, the envelopes impacts on building occupants and on the surrounding environment be it rural or urban and the overall life-cycle impacts of the materials involved, including their manufacture, processing and transportation... 'The green projects that really work well have all been ones where the owner's commitment drove the whole process,' says Reed. 'The message to the architect was, 'Were doing this. Now how can you make it happen?' "
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