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GREEN Labelling System for Sustainable Building Materials and Products

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Sri Lanka, like other countries around the world, is facing an immense challenge, to create sustainable buildings for the future. Buildings are the major source of demand for energy and construction materials which produce a significant amount of by-product greenhouse gases. Studies show that the building sector accounts for over 40 percent of the world’s energy requirements and that a large percentage of the present energy consumption and carbon dioxide generation could be saved by applying certification standards such as
Emerging Policy Issues: Chemicals in products