By Viet Dung
March 15, 2018 | 21:00
Recognising that green materials will be an inevitable market trend, a lot of businesses have decided to “step in,” first by renovating production facilities, equipment, and technology, as well as developing a team of specialised staff to produce green products that can meet certain environmental standards.
By Duc Thanh
March 15, 2018 | 15:53
Green building has become a growing trend worldwide and real estate developers in Vietnam have begun to pay heed.
By Ngoc Diep
March 13, 2018 | 13:25
Starting from a single green building, Singapore has risen to become the green city of Southeast Asia aiming to green out 80 per cent of the construction works in the city.
By By Bich Ngoc
October 05, 2017 | 21:06
The concept of green building is still relatively new to the public and is not properly and fully understood by those working in the field of construction and architecture in Vietnam, according to experts from the latest symposium held on October 4 in Ho Chi Minh City.
October 02, 2017 | 09:26
Investing in a green factory is a strategic factor in achieving sustainable growth, both bringing tangible benefits to investors and enhancing their public image, experts have told a workshop.
By By Nhue Man
June 08, 2015 | 18:24
Vietnam became the first market in East Asia IFC has introduced EDGE (Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies), which empowers developers to reduce their buildings’ energy and water consumption by 20 per cent while lowering greenhouse-gas emissions.
By By Ha An
June 08, 2015 | 10:00
Over the course of their lifetime, green buildings with eco-friendly design and resource-efficient usage save on operating costs, reduce greenhouse-gas emissions, and improve the residents’ quality of life.
By By Ha An
June 02, 2015 | 09:41
Buildings impact directly and indirectly on their surrounding environment, as during their construction and over the course of their lifetime they draw huge volumes of energy, water, and raw materials. Aside from these demands on finite resources, they also emit a certain amount of harmful gases into the atmosphere. The negative impact of inefficient buildings has motivated the development of green, energy- and resource-efficient buildings on a global scale.
May 18, 2015 | 17:00
In a rapidly urbanising Vietnam, buildings consume about 36 per cent of the nation’s energy, and produce about one third of its carbon dioxide emissions. As such, they make up a significant part of the country’s overall carbon footprint.
May 08, 2015 | 10:15
With Vietnam set to become a net energy importer in the near future, renewable energy solutions such as solar power are becoming an urgent concern. Tran Van Thanh, executive director of the Vietnam Green Building Council, shared some of his insights into this sector with VIR.