A comparison of criteria between greenre and international green rating tools in green construction projects: A review

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The global construction sector are moving towards sustainable development by implementation of green rating tool to monitor the overall process of construction activities. Existence of green rating tool during the construction and operation period will significantly reduce the emission of carbon contributed from construction industry. Besides that monitoring process by the green rating tool for the newly constructed green building also able to promote the usage of energy saving related technologies during the operation period of the constructed green building by the end user’s. However despite the advent made for the establishment of green rating tools globally, not much had been done to determine, review, compare and identify the differences and similarities between green rating tools. Therefore, the objective of this paper is to compare the GreenRe rating tool to other international green rating tools. Three international green rating tools, Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Methodology (BREEAM) (UK), Green Star (Australia) and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) (US) will be compared to Malaysian rating tool, GreenRe. The findings from this study through the comparison of international and Malaysian rating tool will reveal the rating systems available in terms of their similarities and differences which will help to improve the effectiveness of green building assessment methods in Malaysia towards achieving goals of green development in Malaysian construction industry. Furthermore, research findings in this study will act as a stepping stone to guide the establisher and assessors of GreenRe to improve the green rating tool system towards perfection in Malaysian green construction industry.




Wiramohdshafiei, M., Ponniah, V., Ismail, R., & Mohan, M. (2019). A comparison of criteria between greenre and international green rating tools in green construction projects: A review. International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering, 8(5s), 299–303.

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