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Green Building Materials You Haven’t Thought Of

Environmentally conscious lifestyles have become increasingly popular over the past decade. Part of the spotlight on consumption reduction involves green building materials that not only reduce consumption but also save homeowners on energy costs. In fact, 62 percent of firms that build new single-family homes,30

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3 Green Construction Challenges in Cities

Whether or not you’re a city dweller, you probably know what it means to go out and paint the town red. Maybe, if you’re a Rolling Stones fan, you want it painted black. What you may not know is that your city or town is30

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All about Green Buildings: What they are and their Benefits?

With world leaders and nations striving to conserve the ailing Mother Nature, Sustainability has become an important term. It is essential to be sustainable in all activities including construction of homes.  This brings us to the topic of green buildings. Green building refers to constructing30

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Innovative Building Materials in India: Need Sustainable Innovation

Construction and civil engineering activities have experienced a boom due to rapid improvements in procurement of building materials. However, the current scenario in the booming construction industry has posed many challenges due to some unsustainable aspects of the highly polluting and the exhaustive nature of30

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India features in top ten list of LEED green Buildings

India is at the third position in the just released U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) ranking of the top 10 countries for LEED outside of the United States. LEED certification is a popular green building certification that is also accepted around the world. The U.S.30

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TERI and ADaRSH Launch GRIHA Rating for Schools

ADaRSH in association with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) today launched its fifth edition of its flagship event the “GRIHA Summit” 2014. On the occasion, TERI and ADaRSH launched the GRIHA PRAKRITI (ratings for schools). It30

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First Ever BEE Five Star Label for a Shopping Mall

BEE 5 star rating is being awarded to Avani Riverside Shopping Mall, Kolkata and it will become the first ever shopping mall in the country to get a BEE 5 star label. This mall, spread over 600,000 square feet area has achieved an EPI(Average Annual30

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Thyagraj Stadium in Delhi becomes green

The Thyagraj Stadium built during the Commonwealth Games has become the first green stadium in the country as per reports. The CII- Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) gold rating certificate was given to Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. Speaking on the occasion, Dikshit said the recognition30

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CII conference on Green Buildings calls for more activity

At the CII sponsored conference on ‘Green Buildings‘, experts called for a green building movement in India particularly for the eastern region. “ According to the Indian Green Building Council, “A green building is one which uses less water, optimises energy efficiency, conserves natural resources,30