Development and efficient dissemination of innovations for sustainable building design and refurbishment are crucial for the competitiveness of companies operating in the construction sector which faces pressure to reduce levels of carbon emissions from existing and new buildings to zero. An overwhelming majority of companies operating in the construction sector in Scotland are small to medium size enterprises (SMEs) who do not have sufficient resources in the current economic downturn to undertake research in building design, products and processes that will make buildings more sustainable.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the International Conference on Management and Innovation for a Sustainable Built Environment (MISBE2011)|
|Editors||J.W.F. Wamelink, R. P. Geraedts, L. Volker|
|Place of Publication||Delft, Netherlands|
|Number of pages||14|
|Publication status||Published - 2011|
- sustainable buildings
- sustainable construction, project management, action plans, case study