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 JEP  Vol.12 No.1 , January 2021
Adoption of, the Palestine Green Building Design Approach, with the Help of Checklist Tools
Abstract: Nowadays our world is faced with various environmental problems. These environmental problems are caused by the increasing pollution in the world, increasing production and consumption of material goods. These problems have serious consequences for human health and also have a major impact on natural ecosystems. This paper discussed sustainable green building in terms of key principles for sustainable building, strategies and guidelines for sustainable green building, and steps for an integrated approach to green design. The study also looked at the status of green building and sustainability, as well as green building materials in Palestine. The study suggested a checklist to help assess the condition of buildings in Palestine and the extent to which they respond to the principles of sustainable green buildings, thus, contributing to help new and existing buildings to adopt a sustainable green building approach, in order to achieve the goals of sustainable green construction in terms of saving energy and resources and reducing waste, therefore, participating in preserving the environment and improving the quality of life.
Cite this paper: Badawy, U. , Alastal, A. , Jawabrah, M. and Salha, R. (2021) Adoption of, the Palestine Green Building Design Approach, with the Help of Checklist Tools. Journal of Environmental Protection, 12, 49-74. doi: 10.4236/jep.2021.121005.
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