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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.
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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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IFC plans $6 billion investment in India

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 19, 2017

International Finance Corporation (IFC), a World Bank Group member, is planning to invest up to $6 billion in India over the next five years to support initiatives in renewable energy and green...

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All new constructions in Maharashtra must comply with energy-efficiency guidelines

By : sustainabilityo..., May 31, 2017

All new constructions in Maharashtra will have to be eco-friendly and comply with the energy-efficiency regulations, this is one of the highlights of the electricity-conservation policy that was...

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EESL to invest Rs 1,000 cr under buildings programme

By : sustainabilityo..., May 22, 2017

The Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), on Saturday said it would bring investment to the tune of Rs 1,000 crore covering more than 10,000 large government or private buildings in next 2-3...

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India at 3rd place in USGBC's list of top 10 nations for LEED

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 21, 2016

India remained at the third position in the USGBC's annual ranking of the top 10 countries for LEED, which is a green building rating system. 

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Indus Towers sets up ‘Aesthetic Sites’ in 50 cities

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 30, 2016

Telecom infrastructure major Indus Towers, is not only making environment-friendly towers, but also attractive and camouflaged ones in order to change the mindset of people that they emit ‘bad’...

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Mumbai: IGBC asks government to promote green buildings

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 13, 2016

In its bid to save energy and water by adopting the concept of green buildings, members from Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) have raised concern to the government by requesting them to...

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Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport's T3 Achieves 'Platinum' Rating, First In India

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 7, 2016

The Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) on Thursday said the national capital's Indira Gandhi International Airport's (IGIA) Terminal 3 (T3) has achieved "Platinum" rating from Indian...

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Credai NCR insisting on builders to adopt green building norms

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 23, 2016

In a bid to uphold the model building bye-laws of 2016, Credai NCR has started encouraging builders to include the best practices while designing their projects; especially the ones related to...

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