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Home Home Bulletin Sustainable Construction and Green Building: The Case of Malaysia

Sustainable Construction and Green Building: The Case of Malaysia

By:  K. A. M. Kamar, Z. A. Hamid 
Construction Research Institute of Malaysia (CREAM), 
Construction Industry Development Board Malaysia (CIDB) 
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 
 
 
Abstract 
The adoption of sustainable construction and green buildings has become an important issue in Malaysia in recent years and has been duly highlighted under  the Malaysian Construction Industry Master Plan (2005 – 2015). This paper highlights current initiatives taken by the government and private sectors in Malaysia to encourage the adoption of sustainable development and green buildings. Leads by the Construction Industry Development Board Malaysia (CIDB), the government of Malaysia has establishment a technical committee and eco-label task force to create guideline for good practices in sustainable construction and green buildings and to develop eco-label accreditation scheme for construction materials.