Currently, we are working with Maharashtra Government’s PWD ministry for capacity building. GRIHA has partnered with the ministry to create ‘GRIHA trained certified green professionals: Sanjay Seth, CEO, GRIHA Council. Although building codes and standards remain voluntary, many states and ULBs have either mandated or incentivised green buildings in order to spur the market forward.
Amongst the many challenges being faced is that green buildings continue to be projected and perceived as expensive by the developers. This deters the consumers from investing in them. The biggest stakeholder in this set up is the consumer, and ironically the biggest challenge affecting the growth of the green building sector is lack of
“At GRIHA we evaluate various types of buildings – existing, new, affordable housing, small, and large developments. As the first step towards acquiring a GRIHA rating, a feasibility study is conducted right at the design stage.” It’s easy to claim to have constructed a green building, but the larger question is how to go about
“The Summit will be an excellent venue for not only understanding the market opportunity for green buildings but also developing strategies and forging alliances,” says Sanjay Seth, CEO, GRIHA Council. The 10th edition of GRIHA Summit, scheduled to begin from December 11 to 13 in New Delhi, will focus on ‘Fostering Partnership for Sustainable Habitat’.
“The appointment of Naik as chairman of NSDC underscores the importance attached by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to skill development.” New Delhi: The Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has announced the appointment of A M Naik as Chairman of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). One of the most influential business leaders in
Verma has served in various capacities in Central Electricity Authority for more than 37 years. Ravindra Kumar Verma has assumed the charge as Technical Member in the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), the Ministry of Power for a period of 3 years. Justice Manjula Chellur, chairperson, APTEL administered the oath of office and secrecy to
Thorn Lighting has announced the launch of Katona which the company describes as a cutting-edge surface-mounted wall and ceiling light that solves many of the most common lighting challenges. London: Thorn Lighting has announced the launch of Katona which the company describes as a cutting-edge surface-mounted wall and ceiling light that solves many of the most common
Environmental sustainability, new materials, and robust policy are now crucial to mall design, remarks Ar Dikshu C Kukreja of New Delhi-based CP Kukreja Architects. He presents his insights into the changing landscape of the building structure. Going forward, what will be the requirements and parameters to measure the environmental sustainability of malls in India? Energy
Built at an expenditure of Rs 60 crore, the ground plus eight-storeyed earthquake resistant building has a total built-up area of 10,646 sqm. New Delhi: NBCC, a Navratna CPSE under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), has implemented and handed over the NABARD regional office building project at Salt Lake in Kolkata. Delivered
They also come with DALI and basicDIM wireless via Bluetooth to ensure added adaptability. The new Zumtobel SuperSystem integral collection is designed by the renowned Austrian studio EOOS. This range of miniaturised tools offers one “high-quality” solution for countless architectural lighting tasks, the company said. They have a low brightness with the minimal light spill