The impact of using Green Buildings on the rationalization of consumption of energy resources, water and building materials in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Aseel Matar, Diala Atiyat, Samar Abu Ameereh


This paper aimed to study the environmentally friendly buildings( green building ), especially in the State of Jordan, also the benefits of these buildings have been identified, and through the research, it shows that regular buildings are characterized by three major Characters, which are the drain energy and resources, polluting the environment through emissions and fumes, liquid or solid waste, and the negative impact on the health of the users of buildings as a result of the use of different chemicals and other pollutants. The study also shows the impact of constructing an ordinary building on the amount of using energy, water and building materials resources which has lead to the fear of depletion of these resources, and based on these negatives, the principles of the environmentally friendly buildings carry ideas and theses which are able to overcome the drawbacks mentioned above.

Jordan has provided several facilities in order to stimulate the construction of green buildings; the research found that the use of green building in the building regulations will reduce energy consumption rates by (20-50%), and the ratios of water resources to (40%), and rates of building materials to (70%).

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