EcOrient conference in Beirut. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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The Lebanese government must work hard on introducing a law for green construction which would benefit the whole country including the economy, a leading expert said Wednesday.Tawil said the construction law in Lebanon has become too old and should be updated.Tawil said the OEA expects Parliament to pass the so-called "Mikati floor" or "green floor" legislation, a law whereby any project owner could build higher than current zoning regulations if conditions on green construction are met.Tawil also underlined the importance of raising awareness among people about green building.
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