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What is Sustainability

What is Sustainability

Sustainability is best thought of as a change process, rather than an end state.Sustainability and sustainable mean 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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What is Sustainability

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Buildings represent 40% of U.S. primary energy use (includes fuel input for production). Source: Environmental Information Administration (2014). EIA Annual Energy Outlook.

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