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2019

How Far Are We From Truly Green Façades?

When it comes to green construction, the building envelope falls under heavy scrutiny. It is integral to meeting sustainability targets – a fact which is acknowledged by the majority of green building rating systems.

When it comes to green construction, the building envelope falls under heavy scrutiny. It is integral to meeting sustainability targets – a fact which is acknowledged by the majority of green building rating systems.

The scope of green façades involves a variety of aspects. These include improving environmental performance, allowing more natural daylight to minimise the need for artificial lighting, and minimising heat gain or loss.

But how far are we really from truly green facades?

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