30 Oct '17, 3pm

#Jordan needs 100k homes due to the #refugee crisis. Can they be green & affordable? #MovingEnergy

Jordan has one of the lowest levels of water availability per capita in the world. It is no secret that our country faces big challenges to fulfill its growing energy and water demand. These challenges have been exacerbated with the increasing numbers of our Syrian brothers and sisters who have taken refuge in Jordan. More low-income housing is now required, and it is crucially important to ensure the building performance of this housing is improved in order to reduce water and energy consumption. Further, it is important to showcase that green and healthy homes don’t have to be complicated and expensive. That’s exactly what we’re doing at the Jordan Green Building Council (Jordan GBC). We believe that improving building performance does not always mean that a building has to be high-tech. Sun and wind are free resources; passive techniques and simple design considerations...

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