Blog tagged as GRIHA

Cost of Green Building in India
The idea of green building is to limit the impact on the environment without compromising human comfort. The green building aims to achieve more with less, which is what makes this sector so interesting.
05.08.21 05:29 PM - Comment(s)
LEED Certified Buildings Aren't Perfect
it is not the job of a rating system like LEED to teach one moral ethics or tell how much one should build, this should be done by the government planning authority when any plan is sent for approval.
05.08.21 03:10 PM - Comment(s)
Challenges Facing Sustainable Architecture
The key to architectural sustainability is to work with, rather than against, nature; to sensitively exploit and simultaneously avoid damaging natural systems. Architectural sustainability mirrors the view that it is necessary to position human activities.
05.08.21 02:22 PM - Comment(s)
India's need for Green Buildings
A Net Zero Energy Building (NZEB) is a building that generates as much energy as it consumes over the course of a year. Energy-efficient building design and technologies as well as on-site energy-saving systems, like solar power and waste recycling, all help to make
03.08.21 05:16 PM - Comment(s)
Home Buyer Should Really be Asking
Swimming pool, gymnasium, jogging track, clubhouse, steam & sauna, spa, games room, movie hall and even a golf course are just some of the amenities developers seem to be offering to lure in home buyers.
03.08.21 02:56 PM - Comment(s)
Green Building Consulting and Corporate Social Responsibility
To provide Green building consultancy, an organisation needs to have a thorough understanding of the rating systems they plan to work with.
02.08.21 04:14 PM - Comment(s)
Cool Roof for Cool Buildings
The long and hot summer is now upon us. This is when we crank up our air conditioners, which is also when we face the highest power shortages.
30.07.21 11:27 AM - Comment(s)
​Building Green makes Business Sense
There has never been a better time to build certified green developments. People are now fully aware of the resource crunch the country is faced with and are increasingly demanding self-sustaining efficient developments that cost less to operate.
09.07.21 06:27 PM - Comment(s)
​​Marketing Green Buildings for Property Developers
A common grouse among many property developers is that unless the buyers are willing to pay a premium on green developments, building
09.07.21 05:01 PM - Comment(s)
Sustainable Planting Strategy for Green Roof in India
Someone raised a question today about what could be the most sustainable planting strategy for green roofs in India?
09.07.21 02:18 PM - Comment(s)
​Do we need to better define what a Green Building is and what a Green Building is not?
The most common definition used to describe a green building here in India is "A green building is one which uses less water, optimizes energy efficiency, conserves natural resources, generates less waste and provides healthier spaces for occupants,
09.07.21 12:41 PM - Comment(s)
​​"GREEN is the new COOL and COOL is the new GREEN"
Green Roofs and Cool Roofs have become a very important component of sustainable urban development within the last 30 years. Growing environmental awareness and striking economical and ecological advantages are the driving forces for this great success.
09.07.21 11:54 AM - Comment(s)
Green Buildings in India - The GRIHA Approach
Most of India's historical buildings are engineering feats that were achieved hundreds of years ago.
08.07.21 04:44 PM - Comment(s)
General job description of a green building consultant
A green building consultant needs to be technically sound in almost all areas of construction and operations of the building, even more than the architect in most cases because architects do not normally get involved with....
08.07.21 02:51 PM - Comment(s)
​​Costs and Benefits of Green Building Design
Harvesting, storing and reusing rainwater is one of the first steps to creating a resilient built environment. The success of any rainwater harvesting system largely depends on the quality of the filtration mechanism.
08.07.21 12:27 PM - Comment(s)
​Build Your Own Rainwater Filter
Harvesting, storing and reusing rainwater is one of the first steps to creating a resilient built environment. The success of any rainwater harvesting system largely depends on the quality of the filtration mechanism.
08.07.21 12:27 PM - Comment(s)
Performance Metrics & Dashboards
Our customers asked for it and we obliged! We have now added a green building performance dashboard feature which provides real time updates on the current green building performance of the project.
17.06.21 05:10 PM - Comment(s)