Formulate a jargon-filled green strategy or play buzzword bingo at meetings
Want to impress colleagues, industry contacts and clients with your sustainability know-how? Afraid of being out of touch with the latest green jargon? Then the sustainability buzzword game is right up your street.
The Sustainability Buzzword Generator is developed by author and industry expert Uly Ma, with help from Andrew Kinsey of Bovis Lend Lease, as part of his forthcoming book on sustainability in construction, Uly has kindly offered it to all Building Magazine readers as an early Christmas present.
How to play
Click the button to generate a buzz word for your sustainability campaign. If you don't like the result. press it again to get another selection.
Or one of two games:
Game 1:Use the scorecard below and listen at meetings. Tick each buzz word each time the word is mentioned. The highest scoring individual/word wins.
Game 2:Call out three number combinations to your colleagues during brainstorming sessions (give your mates a copy of the buzz word lists first). Enjoy.
Sustainability Buzzword Generator
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Building Sustainable Design
Uly’s forthcoming book is called Sustainability in Construction and will be published by Gower Publishing in 2009. It has ample hints on how to reduce costs through sustainability. But clearly his publisher decided not to use the Sustainability Buzzword Generator to come up with a book title!