green buildings

Karnataka Plans To Boost Solar Energy In Buildings, Unveils Action Plan

Karnataka has now planned to boost the usage of solar energy in its buildings. It has also planned to boost green buildings in the state. The state recently unveiled its ‘State Energy Efficiency Action Plan,’ outlining a strategic shift from conventional to solar-led electrification of buildings.  The plan emphasizes the importance of BEE (Bureau of […]

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Spanish Firm Designs System To Maximize RE In Commercial Buildings

Spain-based Wallbox has unveiled Sirius: an innovative energy management solution designed to maximize use of renewable energy in commercial buildings. Representing a big shift from the traditional one-direction flow of electricity from the grid to the building, Sirius is capable of managing various energy sources and will automatically choose the greenest or cheapest one available […]

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Occupier Demand for Green Buildings Grew in 2020, Says Study

In any given year, the construction, operation and decommissioning of buildings will be responsible for roughly 40% of total global greenhouse gas emissions. A new study has probed the attitudes of the sector’s people to open a window on our collective prospects of avoiding climate catastrophe. It claims that around three-fifths of its surveys’ respondents globally […]

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Synergy Needed Among Architects, Real Estate Developers, Govt to Deliver Green Buildings: Sanjay Seth

Synergy is required amongst the architects, the real estate developers and the government to design and deliver green buildings. Green buildings are still perceived to be expensive by the end users. While there have been steps taken to orient the market towards a life-cycle approach in estimating the financial implication of construction, operational savings due […]

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Green Buildings to Offer $24.7 Trillion Investment Opportunity in Emerging Markets

Investors should tap into the enormous potential in green buildings, as by 2030 it will offer a USD 24.7 trillion investment opportunity in emerging markets A new report by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, highlights how investors can tap into the enormous potential in green buildings. The report, […]

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GRIHA, Indian Institute of Architects Ink MoU to Promote Green Buildings in India

As per the MoU signed, both the bodies aimed to spread awareness about the necessity of green and sustainable architecture along with the GRIHA rating tool to evaluate the performance of such buildings. With an aim to spread awareness about green buildings in the country, green rating system GRIHA Council has joined hands with the […]

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