06.10.2008 - Middle East developers urged to follow green building codes
From Propertywire.com: Public and private developments in the Middle East should adopt the latest green building codes as a matter of course, not least because they can save costs, it is claimed. Compliance with eco-friendly directives can increase the performance of structures by more than 30% and improves the physical environment, occupant productivity and life cycle costs of the building, points out one developer. AAKAR Marjan Island LLC, a luxury community developer in the Middle East, said it wants to transform the way conventional methods in the real estate industry and it is urging others to do the same..... Full Article: Source