The Turkish Green Building Council organizes trainings, panels, conferences in order to raise public awareness and encourage the building sector to produce in the light of sustainable principles, and works to develop and disseminate exemplary projects and working models to local governments, universities, public and private sectors.
Raising awareness of energy efficiency and green building issues, ÇEDBİK contributes to the sustainable urban transformation of Turkey.
ÇEDBİK developed B.E.S.T (Ecological and Sustainable Design in Buildings) Residential Certification system, which can be implemented for new residential projects in Turkey. More than 100 academicians, non-governmental organizations and sector representatives contributed to the development of B.E.S.T Residential Guideline.
New Residential buildings, within the scope of the B.E.S.T national certificate, are evaluated under 9 categories:
A ‘green’ building is a building that, in its design, construction or operation, reduces or eliminates negative impacts, and can create positive impacts, on our climate and natural environment. Green buildings preserve precious natural resources and improve our quality of life.
There are a number of features which can make a building ‘green’. These include:
More information about green buildings: https://www.worldgbc.org/benefits-green-buildings
The experience of the National Green Building Councils around the world has revealed that one of the most effective ways to ensure the spread of green buildings is to give these buildings a “green label”.