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Green Criteria for Buildings - a Survey of Views

By: R Grey, S Rao, R Waggett and A Yates

Construction Industry Research and Information Association

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #106933 | ISBN: 0860178641
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What makes a building green? Can claims to be "green" be believed? This study attempts to identify the criteria used by clients, developers, designers and building users to justify green claims on a number of existing buildings. It reports the findings of a questionnaire survey of building owner/operators, developers/contractors, architects and consultants. The study aimed to establish how people who claimed to have a "green" building justified those claims; industry perceptions of the importance of a wide range of environmental issues; and strengths and weaknesses in current guidance.

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