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What is Biophilic Design? Definition and Benefits

What is biophilic design? That's what you'll learn in today's article. Read on! In modern society, most people spend around 90% of their…


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Hospital Commissioning: The ROI of Health Facility Commissioning

What are the benefits of hospital commissioning? Great question. Health facility commissioning comes with a range of benefits, including…


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How is Vernacular Architecture supporting a more sustainable Built Environment?

Buildings tell us a lot about the place it is set in. It is a reflection of the culture during the period it was built, and the resources…


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Building Energy Audit: What’s the ROI? (2022)

What is the ROI of a building energy audit? If that is the question on your mind, then you’re in the right place. Today, you learn what an…


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What is an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) and what is it used for?

Today’s consumers are more eco-conscious than ever, but so are developers. Indeed, it seems that when building modern day structures, both…


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What is Commissioning Management?

What is commissioning management? And how valuable is it to a construction project? You’ve  probably heard the term before, but unless you…


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Women in Sustainability: 6 Expert Insights

Women in Sustainability: 6 Expert Insights Introduction and Alpin Women In late 2019, we launched the Alpin Women Initiative,…


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Green Building Standards: A Guide to ASHRAE, CIBSE, BSRIA, and SMACNA

Did you know that there are plenty of viable and exciting guidelines that complement and enhance green building standards and certification…


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The WELL Portfolio program: How it works and its many undeniable benefits

At Alpin, we are big fans of the WELL rating system. In fact, we are proud to have been the first WELL certified office space in the Middle…


Protecting and Optimizing Indoor Air Quality in the GCC thanks to Green Building Rating Systems

Indoor air quality is not something we often think about but, with the disproportionately high amount of time we spend indoors,  it is…