Sustainable Development Goals – 6 Ways Green Buildings Can help In Achieving It

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What is sustainable development? Well, sustainable development is that development which meets the needs of the present without conceding the ability of future generations to meet their own wants. India being a rising economy has seen extensive industrialization and development in the recent past, this development has caused an adverse impact on the environment. Coming […]

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[Video] “A Building Is Like A Flower” – Insights By Jason Mclennan

Jason Mclennan

Jason Mclennan is one of the most powerful individuals in the field of architecture and green building movement today. He is the CEO of the International Living Future Institute, a leading NGO (Non-Governmental Organization) which focuses on the transformation to a world that is socially just, culturally rich and ecologically restorative. It wouldn’t be wrong […]

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Can An Old Building Be A Green Building? Let’s Find Out

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“The Greenest Building Is The One That Is Already Built” – Architect Carl Elefante Undoubtedly, today we can build structures that are extraordinarily sustainable. Once constructed, these amazing structures recycle water, conserve energy, manage waste, and do much more in helping conserve our planet’s natural resources. Simply put, today we are building structures that demand […]

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Which States In India Incentivise ‘Green Building’ Construction?

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The construction industry is responsible for producing the 2nd largest amount of demolition waste and greenhouse gases (35-40%). The construction phase of the building involves major consumption of energy. In addition to this, amenities like lighting, air conditioning, water heating systems that provide comfort to the building inhabitants consumee enormous amount of energy and add […]

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Creating Green Buildings Will Address Climate Change? “No,” Says Bryn Davidson

Bryn Davidson

Creating ‘Greener’ Buildings Will Help Address Climate Change… Right?  Green buildings can make a transformation, but only the right questions are asked. If one starts to see the whole story of how our buildings impact the climate only then we can start to make steps toward real ‘net-positive’ change.  Green Building technologies aren’t new, and […]

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Here Is Why You Should Choose Green Kitchen Countertops

Green Kitchen Countertops

With expressions like Global Warming, Climate Change, Greenhouse Effect, and Sustainability being tossed around the news headlines every single day, an increasing number of people are paying attention to the effects of their own actions. People often connect these expressions to the activities of several industries and manufacturers. But, it’s not just them, we too […]

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Green Building Technology – Concept, Need, And Types

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What is a green building? To explain in the simplest terms, Green building is environmentally-conscious construction and operation of a building structure. And for many good reasons, green building is becoming increasingly common. With the shift in mind-sets today the idea of promoting sustainability and green building concepts have taken a front foot in the […]

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Top 6 Challenges Hindering Rapid Adoption Of Green Building Practices In India

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There is not repudiating to the fact that sustainable building is still in its embryonic stage in the country, but according to numbers, India is one of the leading countries when it comes to green building developments. In actual fact, India ranks number ‘2’ after the US in terms of the number of green technology […]

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