- UK Green Building Council
The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) aims to 'radically transform' the way that the
built environmentof the United Kingdomis planned, designed, constructed, maintained and operated.
The Council is concerned about the environmental impact of buildings and infrastructure on the environment, in particular the use of
water, materials, energy, the impact of greenhouse gas emissions, and the health of building occupants.
The organisation was founded in the autumn of
2006and launched on February 2007[http://business.guardian.co.uk/story/0,,2022802,00.html] in response to the "2004 Sustainable Building Task Group Report", which called for the "advisory bodies concerned with sustainable buildings to be simplified and consolidated to provide a clear direction for industry".
Association for Environment Conscious Building
Good Homes Alliance
Code for Sustainable Homes
Energy efficiency in British housing
Canada Green Building Council
United States Green Building Council
* [http://www.ukgbc.org/ UK Green Building Council official site]
* [http://www.worldgbc.org/ World Green Building Council]
* [http://www.gleeds.tv/index.cfm?video=180/ Interview with Ché Wall; founder of the Green Building Council of Australia, Immediate Past Chair of the World Green Building Council(Video)]
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