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A comparison of the green building’s criteria


Bahaudin, Ahmad Yusni and Mohamed Elias, Ezanee and Mohd Saifudin, Adam (2014) A comparison of the green building’s criteria. E3S Web of Conferences, 3. ISSN 2267-1242

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Abstract

Designers and clients alike are now emphasising on how to make their buildings green.Currently a lot of green councils worldwide are dealing with innovative ways to implement energy efficient new buildings.They have adopted various criteria and rating systems in an endeavour to classify buildings that contribute to environment sustainability, efficiency and users health.The aim of the paper is to present an overview of the criteria adopted by selected green building councils.This paper discusses five of the rating systems available in terms of their similarities and differences and proposes a new framework based on the project life cycle for the development of the green building criteria.Criteria during the construction phase of the building is certainly lacking such as pollution control in terms of CO2 emission, dust, and other pollutants.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Dr. Ahmad Yusni Bahaudin
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2014 03:45
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2016 08:07
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/12152

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