Experts list hinderances to green building developments in Nigeria
With buildings emitting more energy-related carbon globally than the entire transport sector, experts say holistic adoption of green building standards in the housing industry would boost efficiency and lower construction costs.
NMRC, IFC launch EDGE green building certification system
To encourage companies to invest in sustainably-designed buildings, Nigerian Mortgage Refinance Company (NMRC) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, have launched the EDGE green building certification system in Nigeria to jumpstart the mainstreaming of resource-efficient buildings across the country in a fast, simple and affordable way. An innovation…