Dioxoid - bulding the totality - The smog-guzzling buildings fighting deadly pollution - CNN

Although new technologies are constantly being developed to complement current practices in creating greener structures, the common objective of green buildings is to reduce the overall impact of the built environment on human health and the natural environment by:

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The building of an average house in York is responsible for the release of 68 tonnes of GHG
emissions per capita. Over the life span of the building this figure becomes less because if the house
stands for a hundred years, the CO2 output for each year becomes only tonnes per capita.