Sustainable Building Design – Green is the New Black for Building Design

[su_row][su_column size="1/2"]Sustainable designed buildings pose a perceived financial challenge to many investors and owners, but these are often misconceptions. Green building measures can be inexpensive and the long term payback on these investments makes them worthwhile. A building that is designed sustainably offers financial return on investment for the hotel in a few years usually, serves as an example of the owner’s commitment to saving the environment, and also shows the owner’s concern for the welfare of its staff and...
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Sustainable Building Design – EIA Process Guide in Thailand

[su_box title="EIA Process Guide in Thailand" box_color="#00563F"] [su_row][su_column size="1/2"]EIA stands for The Environmental Impact Assessment, which is a process that has been applied in Thailand as a tool for environmental planning and management on development projects since 1981. The EIA has been used to recognize the effects of the projects as well as to establish the appropriate mitigation measures so that Thailand’s natural resources will be used efficiently to the economic benefit and continued development of Thailand. The EIA is...
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The Association of Siamese Architects Nationals Announcement

On 01 January this year the ASA (The Association of Siamese Architects Nationals) released an announcement about local building and property code changes in Phuket. See the links below for  the announcement updates by ASA (The Association of Siamese Architects Nationals). There are some significant changes to regulations so project owners and developers will want to be aware of them. For full article : http://asa.or.th/laws/news20171219/ and http://download.asa.or.th/03media/04law/eqa/ma60-07.pdf
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The EDGE Green Building Rating System; Certification Made Easy by John Covello

DMG has been featured recently in the Thai Construction News magazine in an article regarding the EDGE Green building certification system. See the link below to read the article: http://www.thailand-construction.com/the-edge-green-building-rating-system-certification-made-easy-by-john-covello-development-management-group-co-ltd/
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Sustainable Building Design Delivering a Smaller Ecological Footprint

[su_row][su_column size="1/2"]Construction projects have a great impact on the environment in a variety of ways. Soil erosion from rainstorms can pollute surrounding environments, particularly surrounding water bodies, which have experienced an increase in pollution due to construction in recent years. Construction waste burdens already overtaxed landfills. The extraction of building materials has a great impact on the carbon footprint (emissions of CO2 associated with the energy to produce the material) of a construction project. Material choices can also affect the...
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GREENBUILD Boston, MA USA 06-10 November 2017

The attendees from DMG learned a great deal while attending their education sessions at Greenbuild. In particular we learned about the LEED for Cities and Communities program. The LEED certification system is now available on large scale for cities and large communities. For more information see the link below: https://www.usgbc.org/articles/leed-link-what-leed-cities DMG is available for consulting for LEED for Cities projects, as well as the other LEED certification programs.
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DMG Booth at Green Building Expo Asia 2017

Development Management Co., Ltd. will have a booth (F-28) at the Green Building Expo Asia 2017. The show will run from 20-22 September at the Impact Exhibition and Convention Center Hall 6, Bangkok, Thailand. Our staff will be available to answer your inquiries about sustainable building design, LEED, TREES, and EDGE building certification. We will also handle inquiries about our other services such as project and construction management.
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EDGE certification expanded to Existing Buildings and Retrofits

  The EDGE certification system has broadened its scope to include existing buildings and retrofits.  See the news release below for more details. DMG offers its services both as EDGE Auditors and EDGE Experts to help get your project certified. We look forward to seeing you there. EDGE has been expanded to include the full stage of a building’s life cycle. Now it’s possible to certify existing buildings and major renovations in addition to new construction. The assessment of existing...
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