Green Building

"Anything else you're interested in is not going to happen if you can't breathe the air and drink the water. Don't sit this one out. Do something."

  • Carl Sagan

Green Building Certification to be obtained from IGBC.

Green Building Rating System provides a set of performance standards for certifying the design and construction phases of commercial, institutional buildings and high-rise residential buildings. The specific credits in the rating system provide guidelines for the design and construction of buildings.

The intent of LEED India NC is to assist in the creation of buildings that are

  • Of High Performance
  • Healthful
  • Durable
  • Affordable

Environmentally sound LEED India NC addresses :

  • Sustainable Sites
  • Water Efficiency
  • Energy & Atmosphere
  • Materials & Resources
  • Indoor Environmental Quality
  • Innovation & Design Process

"II. Benefits of Green Homes Green homes can have tremendous benefits, both tangible and intangible. The most tangible benefits are the reduction in water and energy consumption right from day one of occupancy. The energy savings could range from 20 – 30 % and water savings around 30 – 50%. Intangible benefits of Green homes include enhanced air quality, excellent daylighting, health & wellbeing of the occupants, safety benefits and conservation of scarce national resources. Green Homes rating system can also enhance marketability of a project."

IGBC Green Homes
Rating System Ver 1.0
Abridged Reference Guide