Basic Civil Engineering (3110004)

BE | Semester-1   Winter-2019 | 08-01-2020

Q3) (b)

What are benefits of green buildings?

Environmental Benefits
  • Conserve natural resources
  • Reuse the waste
  • Reduced use of natural resources like water
  • Prevents pollution
  • Protect biodiversity and ecosystem
  • Improve air and water quality
Economic Benefits
  • Improve occupant productivity
  • Create market for green production and services
  • Reduce operating costs
  • Waste reduction and use of recycled material will contribute the economy of construction project
  • Energy and water efficient buildings are 30 – 35 % more efficient than normal buildings
Social Benefits
  • Improve occupant health and comfort
  • Minimize the strain on local infrastructure
  • Improve quality of life