The Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB) has now begun accepting applications for the forthcoming Green Construction Awards in 2016.
This bi-annual event organized by the CIOB is scheduled to be held on a grand scale in first week of December. The core objective of organizing this prestigious awards ceremony is to give an impetus to green constructions in Sri Lanka and also to propel them to achieve international benchmark quality standards.
Applications are invited for this key event under three different categories– Green Builders/Constructions, Green Products and Green Institutions, which can be segregate for ratings under the respective segments.
All applications will be evaluated by an experienced board of independent judges drawn from Sri Lanka’s construction industry, who will assess the eligibility of prospective aspirants for awards at the forthcoming ceremony. Institutions which qualify under the respective category will be awarded the CIOB Green Mark certificate.
Green Building or sustainable building process is an environmentally friendly and resource efficient method progressing throughout a lifestyle of a building. The system applies to reduce potential environmental impact, the reduction in water and energy bills, improve quality of a healthy and productive workplace enhancing a positive corporate image. Expressing his views on the Green Construction Awards–2016, Dr. Rohan Karunaratne, the President of The Ceylon Institute of Builders said: “We organize this annual awards ceremony to reward green constructions with accolades in line with global standards and thereby offer a boost to the industry in Sri Lanka.
“The Ceylon Institute of Builders is therefore, not only the leading, but also the pioneer organization in awarding green builder accreditation in keeping with global benchmark standards.