× Digital News Videos Health & Science Opinion Education Columnists Lifestyle Cartoons Moi Cabinets Kibaki Cabinets Arts & Culture Gender Podcasts E-Paper Tributes Lifestyle & Entertainment Nairobian Entertainment Eve Woman TV Stations KTN Home KTN News BTV KTN Farmers TV Radio Stations Radio Maisha Spice FM Vybez Radio Enterprise VAS E-Learning Digger Classified Jobs Games Crosswords Sudoku The Standard Group Corporate Contact Us Rate Card Vacancies DCX O.M Portal Corporate Email RMS

'Green' building certification board set up

By | February 23rd 2012

BY Standard Reporter

A board to ensure buildings do not interfere with the environment has been launched.

The Green Africa Buildings Standardisation and Certification Board, comprising professionals from nine organisations, was unveiled on February 21 in Nairobi.

The board will guide the development of building standards and certification system.

Representatives are drawn from Architectural Association of Kenya, Institute of Engineers of Kenya, Kenya Bureau of Standards, Housing, Public Works and Environment ministries, Nairobi City Council, Mutiso Menezes International and Global Engineering International.

Allan Simu was elected chairman and Charles Sikuku as vicechair. Green Africa Foundation chairman Isaac Kalua challenged them to develop all inclusive standardisation and certification system.

Share this story
The art of war in business
James Kimwomi, a pensioner, entered the matatu business with an agenda of advocating change.
Diabetes: Insulin now an essential drug
Listing NCDs is a relief to Kenyans like 65-year-old Kahuho Mathai from Nyeri County, who was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure.