What Qualifies as Sustainable?
Architects proclaim sustainable design. Manufacturers promote sustainable products. But, what does it mean to be
are used loosely and way too often. In fact, architects, builders, and manufacturers who take some “green” actions may not deliver a truly sustainable project.
Green does not always translate into sustainable.
means the ability to maintain at a certain rate or level. When it comes to building or manufacturing, that level needs definition.
Following is a guideline for what qualifies a building project as sustainable.