Green Buildings

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

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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 too30

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 additional30

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Environment Ministry new building to be environmental friendly

The new building where environment ministry will operate from, currently being constructed in Jor Bagh will be fully solar. It will be a green building with a net zero consumption of energy. The building will meet its electrical requirements from use of solar power. The30

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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. She30

GREEN BUILDINGS

Green buildings refer to environmentally sustainable buildings, buildings which do not utilise traditional resources that contribute to or increase pollution and the construction and subsequent operation minimises waste generation while maximising on sustainable practices. The energy requirement of a building that we live or work30