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The application of the Green Building Index (GBI) on sustainable site planning and management for residential new construction: prospects and future benefits

Nizarudin, Norhanis Diyana and Mohd. Hussain, Mohd. Ramzi and Tukiman, Izawati (2010) The application of the Green Building Index (GBI) on sustainable site planning and management for residential new construction: prospects and future benefits. In: Sustainable Tropical Environmental Design Conference 2010 (SUSTED 2010), 1-2 December 2010, UPM, Serdang Selangor.

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Abstract

The Green Building Index (GBI) rating system is developed and wholly-owned subsidiary of Pertubuhan Arkitek Malaysia (PAM) and Association of Consulting Engineers (ACEM) that helps to assess the environmental performance of the buildings. This paper aims to review its application background particularly for residential new construction projects. This paper discussed the structure of this rating system which includes the six criteria of the GBI assessment. In addition to that, sustainable site planning and management criterion is taken out as a predominant focus to be further evaluated.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 3177/3809
Uncontrolled Keywords: The GBI, green rating systems, sustainable site planning and management
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA9000 Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautifying
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Landscape Architecture
Depositing User: Dr Mohd Ramzi Mohd Hussain
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2011 11:43
Last Modified: 21 Nov 2011 10:57
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/3809

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