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The presentation explains the effects of Climate Change and the impact of the Built Environment on the planet; and identifies the main items that make a building green - site selection, energy efficiency, water efficiency, materials, and healthy spaces. It gives an overview of the Green Building rating tools available globally and locally and ends off with a case study of a 6-star Green Star rated Building in Johannesburg: Upper Grayston Block E and F.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the basic concept of Green Building
  2. Describe the key components of Green Buildings
  3. Discuss the benefits of Green Buildings
  4. Identify different Green Building certification tools available
Marloes Reinink, Director: Solid Green Consulting
1 Hour
Introductory Courses