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NGS GREEN CHRONOLOGY

NGS GREEN CHRONOLOGY 2000 > to date
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Sustainable Development
A Chronology

2000 > to date


2000 November
  • GPG 304 The Purchaser's guide to energy efficient buildings for industry
    • Helps the development of the Client's Brief with the questions that need to be asked to the design team.
    • Energy efficiency best practice programme
    • Read with GPG 303 December 2000
  • This only addresses a small segment of the Green issues: Energy, but they are a good approach for many other issues
  • And it was published before our mainstream industry learned much about competent buildings, airtightness, appropriate materials for application, etc. if they have learned since then. 
2000 December
  • GPG 303 The Designer's guide to energy efficient buildings for industry
    • Helps drive the design team by answering how to satisfy the questions in the Design Brief
    • Energy efficiency best practice programme
    • Read with GPG 304 November 2000
  • This only addresses a small segment of the Green issues: Energy, but they are a good approach for many other issues
  • And it was published before our mainstream industry learned much about competent buildings, airtightness, appropriate materials for application, etc. if they have learned since then.

2001

21st November: NGS National Green Specification launched
at Construction Resources premises


2002


2003

April 2013 www.GreenSpec.co.uk Website
edited by Sandy Patience, launched at RIBA Sustainable Futures Committee 


2004


2005


2006


2007


2008


2009


2010


2011


2012

November 2012

24: First page of NGS National Green Specification Website created


2013

April 2013

27:  First public announcement of NGS website: (via twitter, linkedIn, facebook) Future Events page

June 2013

12: NGS website 1000th page created

July 2013

18 July: LEED anounced inclusion of C2C principles into its EAM

September 2013

30: Deadline for London Stock Exchange listed Companies to adopt mandatory GHG Reporting.

31: NGS website 7723 Page new pages or updates to existing pages

November 2013

8: Typhoon Haiyan ripped through the Philippines, 
  • Record breaking wind speeds
  • 11 million people have had their lives torn apart.
  • 800,000 people are displaced
  • at least 10,000 are dead
  • Homes are flattened and bridges are gone. 
  • It’ll take two months to restore electricity to the coastal city of Tacloban. 
  • “In Tacloban everything is flattened. Bodies litter the street, many, many of which are children. From what I saw, two out of every five bodies was that of a child.”
  • Lynette Lim, part of Save the Children's team in Tacloban City
  • The millions of children and adults urgently need food, water and shelter.

2014


2015

March 2015

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18th July 2013 - 4th April 2015

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