Determinants of the Energy Saving Construction Quality in the Green Design

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Crucial element of the contemporary construction development trend is compatibility of the building design with client and architecture trends and sustainability strategy. The environmental certification systems for buildings such as LEED, BREEAM and WELL apply a lot of attention to providing users with a healthy housing environment. The criteria of these systems include many practical recommendations that buildings should meet on design, construction and use stage. These requirements can be a signpost, even for buildings and offices that do not aspire to obtain a certificate. The aim of the paper is to analyze and identify determinants of the energy-saving construction quality in the context of the green design.

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