‘Green homes saving twice as much energy as expected’

Green homes in the US are saving twice as much energy as predicted. That’s according to green building certification programme, Built Green, which says certified homes used up to 40% less electricity than non-certified homes, in many cases doubling estimated improvements. Researchers analysed data provided by utility Seattle City Light and compared model-based predictions with […]

Majority of Oslo’s new offices achieve green certification

A record number of office buildings under construction in Oslo, Norway, are being built to achieve high green standards. That’s according to the World Green Building Council (GBC), which suggests 70% of Oslo’s new office buildings have been BREEAM-Norway-certified. BREEAM is a method of assessing, rating and certifying the sustainability of buildings. According to the […]