The reducing of construction industry influence on climate change by implementation of green building principles

Тetiana I. Kryvomaz, Antonina M. Savchenko
2021 Institute of Telecommunications and Global Information Space of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine  
The construction industry has a significant impact on climate change due to the urbanization increase, as cities consume 75% of the world's natural resources and contribute 80% of global greenhouse gas emissions. At the same time, the construction and the built environment directly depend on a number of climatic factors. Climatic information is used at all stages of the construction project: concept development, technical design, organization and conduct of construction works, operation of
more » ... ings and structures, repair and reconstruction, destruction, utilization and recycling. The role of the construction industry in achieving the UN's Sustainable Development Goals and reducing the impact on climate change through the implementation of green building principles is analyzed. Green building aims to minimize the negative impact on the environment, and innovative green technologies reduce carbon emissions.
doi:10.32347/2411-4049.2021.1.55-68 fatcat:3w3sjuxlnbdnzhwhn7oevdybr4