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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. Green Building Council’s LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)…

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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). It aims to help in creating a more sustainable education system…

Avani Riverside Shopping Mall , Kolkata

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 Annual Energy Performance Index) value of 185.62 kWh/sq. m/annum in comparison…

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…

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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, generates less waste and provides healthier spaces for occupants, as…

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Energy Efficient Building collaboration between India and Switzerland

According to reports, India and Switzerland are going to co-operate in the domain of energy efficient buildings in the country. The Swiss will share their expertise in the designing of such green buildings. A five year MOU has been signed by the two countries. “After extensive consultations and pilot projects, our two governments have signed…

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Green Factory Building Code coming soon for Andhra Pradesh

The state government is finalising the new green factory building code. When incorporated, it will ensure compulsory energy conserving measures and best practices for conserving precious water resources as well. The government will ensure that the new measures do not increase the financial burden too much on the industries. In India, Confederation of Indian Industry…

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…