23 Sep '17, 1am

via @Arch2030 #NetZero #OurHeroIsZero

International Finance Corporation and Architecture 2030 Collaborate on Zero Net Carbon Buildings for the developing world. We’re delighted to announce that Architecture 2030 and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, have partnered to support the international architecture and building community in designing zero net carbon (ZNC) buildings worldwide. IFC created the EDGE program, a green building certification system with free online software for emerging markets. As part of the partnership, EDGE software has been enhanced to include carbon reporting, as well as recognition for the procurement of off-site renewable energy and carbon offsets. This improvement will support building projects in dense urban areas, which first target on-site efficiency strategies and then add or procure renewable energy in order to reach ZNC, as defined b...

Full article: http://architecture2030.org/on-the-edge-of-a-global-trans...

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