Thyagraj Stadium Delhi

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 recognition was reflection of Delhi’s leadership role in taking pioneering initiatives to comply with eco-friendly norms that would encourage other states in the country go “greener way”. “The need of the hour is to focus on40

Categories of IGBC’s Green Existing Buildings O&M rating system

IGBC Green Existing Buildings (O & M) Rating System

Since independence, India has experienced enormous growth in the construction industry. Since the last two decades, this growth has multiplied several times. Growing construction activity means a growing requirement of land, energy and materials. Construction of buildings requires various raw materials which leaves an additional burden on limited natural resources of earth. In addition, constructed buildings also have energy and other resource requirements in its lifetime. To enable the construction industry to be environmentally friendly, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)40

Green Building

Delhi Desires More Green Buildings

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit complimented CPWD for its contribution in changing the infrastructure in Delhi and stated that green buildings are the answer to the fast-increasing power consumption, Ms. Dikshit asked the CPWD to bring out a manual to make houses environment friendly. She said green buildings are going to be an appropriate solution to the depleting natural resources such as power and underground water levels. She also said that while techniques such as water harvesting, waste-to-energy and recycling40

Three primary rating systems for Green buildings in India

For the past few years, the word ‘Green Buildings’ is continuously hogging limelight in the media. Some of us might have seen the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) – Green Business Centre building in Hyderabad which is one of the green buildings in India.  Now the question comes up – what exactly are these structures? How are different from other buildings? And why are they green? We can define Green Buildings as structures that ensure efficient use of natural resources40