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‘Sustainability as an operational strategy is a tremendous way to save money’

Rick Fedrizzi, CEO and Founding Chair of USGBC, and author of Green Think, in this in-depth conversation with B Surendar, explodes a few long-standing myths about sustainability, and explains the evolution of LEED certification as a dynamic tool to measure ongoing operating performance of buildings.

Added: Jul 21, 2016 | By B Surendar

Putting IEQ to the test

With the goal of raising awareness on the importance of good IEQ, while getting the real picture on hotel conditions, Qatar Green Building Council’s Healthy Buildings Interest Group carried out an IEQ survey in Mövenpick Hotel West Bay Doha, last year. The members of the Group looked into, among other elements, maintenance, acoustics and Indoor Air Quality. We bring you the details and results of the survey.

Added: May 2, 2016 | By Fatima de la Cerna

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Sealing the sound

Jason Hird, a member of the Middle East Acoustic Society (MEAS), explains how penetrations in the plasterboard lining could compromise the integrity of the acoustic performance

Added: Feb 8, 2016 | By Nayantara N

Decisively green

The benefits of adopting green measures in schools in the GCC region far outweigh the costs, argues Moheet Vishwas...

Added: Jun 3, 2015 | By CCME Content Team

Why make all the noise about acoustics

Global studies related to schools have proved how excessive noise and poor room acoustics are impediments to effective learning, says Paul Schwarz

Added: Apr 13, 2015 | By CCME Content Team