What is the best building in the world?
A High Performance Building
Firstly, let’s define what a high performance building is, according to the High Performance Building Council definition “high performance building” is a building that integrates and optimizes all major high-performance building attributes; including energy efficiency, durability, life-cycle performance, and occupant productivity.
My simple definition of a high performance building is;
Based on the above image which explains what is a HIGH PERFORMANCE BUILDING (HPB) There are no cars that posses all the criteria of a High performance building. One will immediately think that a HPB will be extremely expensive, well with the research that I conducted; proves that HPB is a feasible structure especially over the Life cycle of a building. For instance, a HPB consumes very little energy and natural resources including water. Furthermore, the building is designed to run fully on renewable energy (wind & or solar) and the…
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