Effect of Applying Green Building Practices and Policies in Reducing Environmental and Health Impacts in the Construction Sector
Mansour Mahmoud Safran

Mansour Mahmoud Alsalem SAFRAN*, Jarash University – Dipartment of architecture 

Manuscript received on June 01, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on June 08, 2020. | Manuscript published on June 30, 2020. | PP: 1109-1115 | Volume-9 Issue-5, June 2020. | Retrieval Number: C5180029320/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.C5180.069520
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Abstract: The present research aims at addressing the effect of applying green building policies and practices by the Jordanian construction firms in reducing environmental pollution and harmful health effects. To achieve the research objectives, the researcher depended on the descriptive analytical research design method because of its relevance to this kind of research. Data was collected through the use of previous researches to collect the secondary data, and the use of the questionnaire prepared by the researcher to collect the primary data, study population consisted of (10) Jordanian construction firms, while study sample consisted of (200) male and female heads of divisions in these firms (87) females and (113) males. For data analysis (SPSS) software in used to conduct the statistical processes. Results of these analyses were discussed and a number of recommendations offered to these firms to actively and meaningfully respond to the potential environmental possible of such negative impacts.
Keywords: Green Building, Environmental Pollution, Policies and Practices, construction Firms.