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5th Smart Cities 2019 India expo solutions displayed of a vast array of relevant to building smart cities in India

By : Sustainability ..., May 23, 2019

The 5th Smart Cities India 2019 expo, including Transport India, Solar India, Buildings India and Water India expos, was inaugurated by Shri Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing...

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IIFL Home Finance, Indian Green Building Council collaborate to promote ‘Green Affordable Housing’

By : Sustainability ..., May 3, 2019

IIFL Home Finance Ltd, India’s leading housing finance companies has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Indian Green Building Council (IGBC), a part of the industry body, CII,...

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New Town vies for platinum green city tag, adopts plans for vertical growth

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 22, 2019

The West Bengal Housing and Infrastructure Development Corporation is planning to achieve vertical growth by allowing mixed development in New Town to achieve the platinum green city tag by the...

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Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Factory at Sanand Gujarat Is Now a Gold Certified Green Building

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 12, 2019

HCCB (Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt Ltd) – one of India’s largest FMCG companies – today announced that the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) has awarded the Gold certificate to its...

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Maharastra moves one step ahead in green buildings, signs MoU with IFC

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 22, 2019

The government of Maharashtra is taking pro-active measures in promoting green housing. The state government’s Housing Department has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with World Bank...

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India in third position in list of LEED green buildings

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 15, 2019

After China and Canada, India is ranked third with more than 899 LEED-certified projects totaling more than 24.81 million gross square meters of space, as per the US Green Building Council (USGBC) ranking. The list ranks countries and regions in terms of cumulative LEED-...

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City in Gujarat gets country’s first certified green police station building

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 27, 2018

 This police station has been awarded green building status by Indian Green Building Council (IGBC). In fact, Harni has become the first police station in the country to get a silver rating...

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PEER rating soon for green buildings in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 31, 2017

The US-based Green Building Council Inc (GBCI) will launch PEER, a system that evaluates power system performance in a building, in India by next year. The council is currently running the pilot...

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Green building code to hike construction costs by 5%: BEE

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 15, 2017

The new green building code 2017 will lead to a rise in construction costs by 5 per cent but save energy up to 50 per cent, a senior official said today.
“New green building code 2017 will...

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Indian builders pledge "green" homes in race to meet climate goals

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 20, 2017

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India's top builders have pledged to make at least a fifth of their new housing developments sustainable by 2022, as the country looks to tap sectors other than...

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