Green Building: A Primer

Matthew N. O. Sadiku, Chandra M. M. Kotteti, Sarhan M. Musa


Worldwide, buildings consume a lot of materials, energy, and water. They are responsible for a wide range of impacts on human health and the environment.  A green building refers to a structure that is designed, built, or operated in an environmentally-conscious and resource-efficient manner throughout the building's life-cycle. Its aim is to reduce the environmental impact of buildings. Sustainable, green buildings attract a lot of attention worldwide.This paper presents a brief introduction on green building.

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