Vietnam : The first market in Southeast Asia to deploy EDGE system

IFC choose Vietnam as the first market in Southeast Asia to deploy EDGE system, as well as one of the key markets in EDGE certification program of IFC in Asia. EDGE will provide free software that allows designers to choose green technical solutions while showing the extra costs and the payback period.

International Finance Corporation (IFC) (a member of the World Bank Group) has officially launched its green-building certification program in Vietnam called “Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies” (EDGE) to encourage the construction of more resource-efficient buildings. Improving the energy efficiency of new buildings is an urgent requirement for Vietnam on its way to environmentally friendly urbanization.

Meanwhile, EDGE is relatively sufficient tool to manage the construction stages in order to meet the requirements of energy saving, environmental protection via the use of environmentally friendly materials.

Source: Talk Vietnam

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