12 Aug '13, 2pm

The count down is on for World Green Building Week 2013! Check out @ukgbc's calendar of events: #W…

There is a growing awareness in the construction industry that the process of handing over a building at practical completion needs to be improved and that it can be desirable for the design team to be involved in evaluating the building operation in use, providing guidance for occupants, assisting with fine tuning and helping the client understand the building better. For the client, there are tangible benefits of potentially reducing energy consumption and lower fuel bills. For the design team there is the prospect of improved learning and feedback. Yet whilst generally acknowledged as a good thing, initiatives such as Soft Landings are still rarely implemented. Is money the obstacle to a wider take up?

Full article: http://www.ukgbc.org/content/world-green-building-week-20...

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