Future of Green Buildings in India: Importance and Scope
From the dawn of civilization, human beings were subjected to growth in every aspect. So did we. Do a quick calculation of 10 years back, were we as equipped with the technology as we are today? Not even close. Similarly, the establishment of the first Green Buildings took place in the year 1990.
The term “Green Building” (also referred to as “green construction” or “sustainable building”) describes a structure as well as the use of methods that are resource- and environmentally conscious throughout a building’s life cycle, from planning to design to construction to operation to maintenance to renovation to demolition.
Low consumption, high efficiency, economics, environmental protection, integration, and optimization are the main focus of green building technology. They are the resource- and environmentally-conscious constructions made to have as little negative influence as possible on both the natural world and human health. To lessen their impact on the environment, they are made to be energy-efficient, use sustainable materials, and utilize a variety of technologies. Green buildings frequently have the following attributes:-
- Less Energy Consumption
Energy efficiency is the most important reason for designing green buildings in India. In order to accomplish this, energy-efficient lighting, HVAC modules, and other appliances are used.
- Conservation of Water
With the installation of low-flow toilets and faucets, the water conversation is another important aspect of the green building. Water-efficient fixtures and other tools are utilized.
- Sustainable Components
Materials used in green buildings include bamboo, recycled steel, and reclaimed wood.
- Air Quality (Indoor)
The non-toxic paints and other materials used for indoor construction and decor makes the air quality indoor, fresher, restricting to emitting fewer pollutants.
- Waste Minimization
Due to incorporating sustainable and recyclable materials, the green buildings in India aim to incorporate this by conducting recycling programs.
- Sustainable Power
In order to generate power/electricity, solar panels, and other sustainable tools are used.
There are many benefits to green building, such as reducing energy and water costs, improving indoor air quality, and providing a healthier living environment. Furthermore, they can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change.
Top 10 Green Buildings in India
There are over 3,080 projects in India which have received green certification from IGBC. 10 of those projects are:-
- Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad
- Infinity Benchmark, Kolkata
- Infosys, Hyderabad
- CRISIL House, Mumbai
- Indira Paryavaran Bhawan
- Cisco Building, Bangalore
- ITC Maurya Hotel, New Delhi
- CII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre, Hyderabad
- T-ZED Homes, Bengaluru
- Raintree Hotel, Chennai
Green construction technology must be promoted and made more widely accessible. The appropriate actions should be taken by the government to increase public awareness of the value of green structures. Also, they ought to offer rewards to people who use eco-friendly technologies. We hope that this information has helped you understand what green buildings are and how they may help cut down on energy use and carbon footprints. Let’s hope for a greener future of the country and start investing in beneficial projects from today.
Building green buildings are becoming in the upcoming years will be more important to real estate developers, who will start to incorporate them into their plans. Using eco-friendly materials and using renewable resources to the fullest extent possible may become a necessity for builders in the future. May not be as popular today, but they will become the need of the hour.
The world’s upcoming largest Pharma City in Hyderabad has also aimed to focus on an eco-friendly, zero pollution emitting composition of research & development centers, townships, pharma universities, and manufacutring zones. Investing around this area will be proven to be the most fruitful form of investing in the upcoming years.
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