The LEED 2011 for India Green Building Rating System is a voluntary, consensus – based, marketdriven building rating system based on existing proven technology.

CHENNAI: National, State and local governments should adopt a building code to promote ecologically sustainable business growth models and pave way for India to become a global leader in Green Businesses, said Jamshyd N.

Builders' Association of India (BAI), Mysore Chapter and Confederation of Real Estate Developers' Association of India (CREDAI), Mysore Center is organising a seminar on ''Alternatives to sand and recent trends in appropriate technologies for constructions'' on September 30 from 10 am to 5.30 pm at Jaganmohan Palace.

Speaking at press conference in the city on Monday, Chairman of the organising

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Ahmedabad: With an annual increase in the built-up area of residential and commercial buildings by 10 per cent, the projected annual increase in the energy demand is 5.4 billion kWh. The need of the hour is to design and construct

Ritu Harish Goyal

The Indian Green Building Council (IGBC), part of the CII-Godrej GBC, is actively involved in promoting the concept in India. The vision is to serve as single-point solution provider and be a key engine to facilitate all green building activities in India.

Mumbai A green housing revolution is under way in Mumbai, with 96 projects, totalling 80 million sq ft in built-up space, registered with the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) for a LEED certification.


Chandigarh All upcoming projects to be equipped with water and power conservation methods

Keeping in tune with growing global concern for the environment, the Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB) also plans to go green and construct

New Delhi: The government on Tuesday announced its first tie up with a private real estate developer

BENGALURU As the spectre of

global warming threatens to shake up the ecological balance, the race to reverse it is picking up pace around the world.

Closer home,