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Seeking for a sustainable Iran Thursday 11 February, 2016

Iran is at a point where the majority of urban development that could exist in 100 years hasn’t even taken place yet.. It is a giant opportunity to do good.. Healthy, prosperous and resilient communities develop not as a result of isolated initiatives but through a combination of clear vision and strategic actions. a forward […]

Iran is at a point where the majority of urban development that could exist in 100 years hasn’t even taken place yet.. It is a giant opportunity to do good..

Healthy, prosperous and resilient communities develop not as a result of isolated initiatives but through a combination of clear vision and strategic actions. a forward looking governments should increasingly understand the importance of addressing the urgent needs of today, while not compromising the opportunities of tomorrow. Sustainability, the term most commonly used to describe this approach, encompasses a broad framework of interrelated issues that includes (but is not limited to) environmental stewardship, economic growth, public health and social equity. Given the all-encompassing nature of sustainability, A++ tehran is aimed to provide the local market with a broad overview and action items commonly contained within a city-wide sustainability strategy. A++ goal is to represent, locally recommended and replicable strategies that have successfully contributed to city-led sustainability efforts across the world providing ideas and inspiration for a community seeking to develop or expand upon sustainability initiatives mainly Encouraging Green Building Standards for New and Existing Buildings.

Green buildings, when part of a broader sustainability plan, consume less energy, produce fewer emissions, protect occupant health, minimize waste and create jobs. By adopting green building standards for public buildings, cities lead by example and help to create a market for similar standards across a community. it is possible to choose to apply standards to new construction or extend requirements to existing buildings based on certain requirements (i.e. age and size of a building).

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