Advantages of sustainable building

The are many advantages which are enjoyed from various stakeholders.

  • Reducing operating and maintenance costs.
  • Mitigating impacts on the natural environment and climate change.
  • Improving the health, well-being and productivity of the occupants.
  • Efficiently and effectively managing energy, water and waste.
  • Reducing all forms of pollution.
  • Enhancing biodiversity.
  • Protecting from forthcoming stricter legislation.
  • Increasing the marketability of buildings.
  • Maintaining or increasing the commercial value of buildings.
  • Reducing risk for investors and developers.
  • Increasing financial returns for owners.

See on the graph below how sustainable buildings can contribute towards meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) set by the United Nations.