Posts Tagged ‘Green Building’

October 10, 2014

Did you know that costs for Green Building in USA…?

Costs – Green Buildings in USA: Where projects target higher or more complex levels of green building, there may be added upfront costs of 1-4% but these costs can be recouped relatively quickly, often within the first few years. Investing in high energy performance equipment and high insulated building materials has the shortest pay back […]...

AUTHOR: Mike Woolsey

October 3, 2014

Did you know that the break-even point for Green Building hotels in USA…?

Break-even point for hotels in USA: The operational savings in energy and water consumption of 25% in Green Buildings sets the break-even point including all construction costs at five to…...

AUTHOR: Mike Woolsey

July 29, 2014

Greater China is leading the green building / LEED market!

Greater China (China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau) has almost 2,000 LEED-registered and another over 2.000 LEED-certified projects. Greater China is the second largest region for LEED in the world…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

December 3, 2013

Swegon Air Academy in Spain: Part 1 – Impact of Green Building

Frank Hovorka was our first speaker at Swegon Air Academy seminar in Barcelona with a topic of Value of a building: Information and life cycle. In this presentation Frank focused…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

October 12, 2012

Two rounds in Poland for Swegon Air Academy – Part 1: What are the facts and expectations in Poland?

Swegon Air Academy seminars were held in Warsaw and Wroclaw, 4th and 5th of October, with the topic: “Protecting your investments in buildings; focus on the whole building performance”. And…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

September 27, 2012

Swegon Air Academy tours in Turkey

September 18th and 20th 2012 Swegon Air Academy has recently toured Turkey, with seminars in Istanbul and Ankara on the topics of indoor climate effects on building inhabitant productivity and…...

AUTHOR: Henrik Paulsson

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July 10, 2012

Conference on Healthy Buildings 2012; everything about balance of power, race against the time and infection spread!

Swegon Air Academy representative Petra Vladykova attends the Healthy Building conference in Australia. The three contemporary polemics are part of the technical program: (1) Balance of Power: Energy Conservation versus…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

July 3, 2012

All hands on deck – Green building seminar on board HMS Belfast!

June 18, 2012, London, UK Right in the middle of the River Thames, and framed by London icons such as the Tower Bridge, the cruiser HMS Belfast made a dashing…...

AUTHOR: Henrik Paulsson

June 4, 2012

Can high rise buildings be green? How can we measure effectively how green a building is?

May 10, 2012, Helsinki, Finland This seminar made history in two ways! One was a high number of participants and the other that the presentations were held in English without…...

AUTHOR: Satu Palmgren

May 3, 2012

Swegon Air Academy’s very first seminar ever in Italy!

March 27, 2012, Milan, Italy On sunny and warm Tuesday at the end of March, Swegon Air Academy held the very first seminar in the beautiful city of Milan in…...

AUTHOR: Satu Palmgren

February 27, 2012

Nordic Green Building Council Conference

February 9-10, 2012, Oslo, Norway To be honest I had ulterior motives to attend the conference; the chance to interview a couple of people for the next SAA Simply book.…...

AUTHOR: John Woollett