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What is Sustainability

What is Sustainability

Sustainability is best thought of as a change process, rather than an end state. US Executive Order 13423 states that sustainability means to create and maintain conditions, under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony, that permit fulfilling the social, economic, and other requirements of present and future generations. In order to achieve such conditions, new ways of designing, constructing and operating buildings and facilities must be identified.
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