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About Green Building Council Cameroon

Green Building Council Cameroon – GBC-CAM is a concerted effort by conscientious individuals who are acutely aware of the universal need to answer the clarion call of global warming and climate change. The urgency and immediacy of this existential threat is so important that the solution has to be multi disciplinary, inter connected, polyvalent, international and universal. In all these facets, “green” is actually the door to the future of human civilization. As an umbrella to all, “green building” is the hub of it all – where we live, work, play, learn and heal encompasses every facet of human activity and endeavor.

GBC CAM therefore is a call to duty – duty of spreading the gospel of the World Green Building Council.

To this call the founders of GBC CAM are dedicated and committed. This unique group of doers and influencers is mortared together by the collective zeal and will to open the green door to the future.

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About Green Buildings

Green building is a concept that starts with the understanding that the built environment can have profound effects, both positive and negative, on the natural environment, as well as the people who inhabit these built environments every day. Green building is an effort to amplify the positive and mitigate the negative of these effects throughout the entire life cycle of a building

While there are many different definitions of green building out there, it is generally accepted as the planning, design, construction, and operations of buildings with several central, foremost considerations: energy use, water use, indoor environmental quality, material section and the building's effects on its site.

A ‘green’ building is a building that, in its design, construction or operation, reduces or eliminates negative impacts, and can create positive impacts, on our climate and natural environment. Green buildings preserve precious natural resources and improve our quality of life.