The prominent role of real estate is increasingly recognized in the wider debate on climate change, and in today's society it is impossible to place real estate outside the context of the environment. Commercial and residential buildings account for a significant portion of carbon emissions and various legislation on both a national and international level is resulting in fundamental changes to building specifications and how buildings are managing to assist minimizing the negative impacts.
However, green buildings remain the exception rather than the norm and sustainability goals are easier to announce than to achieve.
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