Green building is also called as green construction or sustainable building. Green building refers to a structure and using process that is environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building's life-cycle. Building life-cycle consists from siting to design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation, and demolition. This whole process requires cooperation of the design team, the architects, the engineers, and the clients. Main goals of green building is Life cycle assessment (LCA), Siting and structure design efficiency, Energy efficiency, Water efficiency, Materials efficiency, Indoor environmental quality enhancement, Operations and maintenance optimization and Waste reduction.
The open access journals are peer reviewed scholarly journals of civil & environmental engineering. The top open access journals are freely available on the public internet domain, allowing any end users to read, download, copy, distribute, prink, search or link to the full texts of the articles. These provide high quality, meticulously reviewed and rapid publication, to cater the insistent need of scientific community. These journals are indexed with all their citations noted. The top open access journals are indexed in SCOPUS, COPERNICUS, CAS, EBSCO and ISI.
Last date updated on June, 2014