30 Jun '16, 2pm

IS NOT a set of Central Government regulations continuously driving up building performance #SustainabilityIs

The UK Green Building Council adopts a holistic interpretation of sustainability – encompassing the broad definition of environmental, social and economic performance. There’s a growing school of thought amongst the international sustainability community arguing for ‘Green Building Councils’ (GBCs) – of which there are now close to 80 worldwide – to rebrand as ‘Good Building Councils’. What we are pursuing is ‘good’ whole life performance – whether at the city or neighbourhood scale, or as it relates to infrastructure, regeneration projects, and buildings themselves. So it was comforting to note that leading experts in the UK industry, several of whom convened for a roundtable last week hosted by Ecobuild and Building Magazine, voiced a very similar set of views. The over-riding conclusion was that Sustainability IS a mindset that is required to achieve high performing bui...

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