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TD School project by Capital House have registered for LOTUS Certification

Project owner Capital House is pioneer in the development of green architectural, energy saving works and contribute to environmental protection, create green living space for community. Capital House is committed to providing customers with quality products, convenient and synchronous utilities through the application of smart design solutions and modern technologies. TD School project invested by Capital […]

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Is your building green and healthy? Let us showcase it!

Better Places for People, WorldGBC’s Global Project, is launching its 2017 Expressions of Interest for case studies for a new report on green and healthy buildings. WorldGBC’s 2016 Case Study report, Building the Business Case, was a huge success, with exposure to over 3 million people, more than fifty press mentions, and over 8000 downloads. This year, WorldGBC is publishing a follow-up report, […]

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Vietnam real property oversupply dampens growth outlook

Growth in sales in the second or holiday home segment of the property market in Vietnam has garnered a lot of attention of late but its outlook remains cloudy at best—with many experts throwing up the yellow caution flag to investors.   There are approximately 36 second home property developments currently operating in Vietnam with […]

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Green One UN House achieved LOTUS Platinum Certification

Green One United Nations House (GOUNH) in Hanoi has been awarded LOTUS Platinum Certification by the Vietnam Green Building Council (VGBC), the highest level in the market-based green building ratings system. The certification is in recognition of GOUNH as a high performance green building enhancing the efficient use of resources through smart ecological design and […]

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Vietnam Air at ‘Danger Point’ Could Threaten Economic Revival

Vietnam is famously teeming with motorbikes that carry an air pollution double whammy: The fumes they discharge are largely unregulated, and they’re often breathed in by riders on packed city roads. And plenty of other factors are conspiring against healthy lungs in one of the most polluted and fastest-growing countries on Earth, including coal-fired power, […]

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Govt sets solar power price at 9.35 cents

HCMC – State utility Vietnam Electricity Group (EVN) is required to buy all output from solar power projects connected to the national grid at VND2,086 per kWh (9.35 U.S. cents), excluding value-added tax, according to a new decision of the Prime Minister. The price might be changed based on the exchange rate, says the Prime […]

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The Zero Tool is Here!

The Zero Tool calculates fossil fuel energy consumption for existing buildings and new building designs, and normalizes a building’s performance for comparison to reduction targets and other buildings. Architecture 2030 introduces the Zero Tool, a free innovative online application that allows architects, designers, engineers, building owners and managers, and policymakers to calculate building energy consumption […]

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PGF Insulation joins Vietnam Green Building Movement

Since 1984, PGF Insulation has been one of the top mineral wool insulation manufacturers in Asia, providing fire safety, thermal and acoustic solutions with a wide range of environmentally sustainable products that can make your home, office or factory more comfortable and energy efficient. Its export market includes countries such as Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, […]

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EBLOCK, a leader in production of AAC block, joins VGBC

The construction material which is well-known worldwide under the name of AAC block was invented in 1923 by a Swedish architect, Johan Axel Eriksson. The main components of AAC block are sand, lime, cement, gypsum, aluminum powder, and water, thus it is highly valued for its lightweight, great compressive strength, suitability for wall building, resistance […]

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