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The Importance of Green Buildings in Contemporary India

Any urbane construction has an adverse effect on the surrounding ecology, as it habitually adopts the path of heavy construction work which eventually consumes a large chunk of our green space, further intensifying the impact of the existing eco-environmental problems, such as resource consumption, climate change, and environmental degradation.

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Grundfos India’s facility receives the prestigious ‘LEED Platinum’ certification

Grundfos India, a global leader in advanced pump solutions and a trendsetter in water technology, today announced that its India facility in Chennai, comprising of both its country headquarters and the factory building, has been accredited with LEED Platinum Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

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How IoT lays the foundations for the buildings of the future

With their fully glazed exteriors, the Edge in Amsterdam and Berlin’s 10-storey Cube look like many other recently constructed corporate offices, but both offer a sneak peek into what many buildings of the future might look like – both inside and out. writes Kim Byjberg, VP, IoT and mobility, Tata communications.

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Green Homes – Still Waiting for Green Shoots of Revival

• Most projects seeking ‘green building’ tag are commercial spaces; a mere 5-7% of overall green building stock is residential • While a green home results in 30-40% savings on energy and water bills, they are at least 10-15% costlier • Govt. push is towards affordable housing; sustainability and affordability are not on the same end of the pricing spectrum • Currently, ecologically degrading developments are the mainstay of Indian real estate

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Enhancing Efficiency in Indian Building

“The GRIHA rating system takes a holistic approach toward sustainable action intended to mitigate climate change, a significant aspect of which is: reduction in GHG emissions from the construction and operation of India’s building stock”, asserted Sanjay Seth, CEO, GRIHA Council in conversation with Poulami Chakraborty of BW SmartCities World. Excerpts below:

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Schneider Electric launches Energy Efficient Products For residential Market

APFC panel is available at an average rate of Rs 1.5 lakh and AHF for Rs 2.5 lakh and both these products are based on IoT-enabled technologies and solutions, which can make the building, more energy efficient up to 30 per cent

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Elevating The Urban Living

As the cities are going vertical, elevators and escalators are becoming important part of the high rise building design. Latest technology is redefining designs of elevators and escalators, which are more energy efficient with lower maintenance cost. Sebi Joseph, President, Otis India, in Conversation with Manish Arora

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Maharashtra leads in green buildings

Maharshtra leads among all states in its gree building footprints with as many as 1,124 green buildings from Maharashtra have been registered with the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC).

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DMRC Awarded for Adhering to Green Norms

Delhi Metro is developing all its stations of Phase III as green buildings which it says will help bring down power consumption by 35 per cent

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Gujarat to get 10 mn sq ft of green building footprint in three years

The Indian Green Building Council and the Gujarat Institute of Housing & Estate Developers have pledged a 10 million sq.ft. of green building footprint in the next three years in the state

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