Project Start: February 2016
Project Completion: March 2017
Principal Investigators: Dario Trabucco, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat | Elena Giacomello, IUAV University of Venice
The CTBUH Research project “Green Living Technologies: What is Missing in the International Standards?” has received US$50,000 in funding from UL Standards to highlight deficiencies in existing international standards and regulations related to green roofs and green façades, including important areas such as fire protection, retaining systems, life cycle considerations, and more. The aim of this research was to identify and address the missing technical requirements for green living technologies (for roofs and façades) in existing international standards.
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