Green Buildings: Review

Ravindranatha, . and Uday Kumar, K S and Singh, Ayush and Trivedi, Rochan and Sidharth, . (2018) Green Buildings: Review. International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology, 9 (6). pp. 1607-1616. ISSN 0976-6308

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Abstract

India is experiencing an incredible growth in the construction and real estate industry. Due to this rise in the construction sector raised many issues related to the environment and sustainability. As per economic policy forum, in its report mentioned that in India the energy consumption in buildings is for heating, ventilation and air Conditioner accounts for between 45% and 65% of total electricity consumption. Another study states that the construction sector of India emits about 22% of the total annual emission of CO2 which is very harmful for the environment. So to handle the adverse situation a new and important concept is emerging in India that is Green Building. So this article gives you the understanding about the green buildings, How the green building get rating from the rating agencies, Importance of green buildings, and examples of some companies and organization that are taking the advantage of green wave and is flourishing

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Green Growth, Urbanization, Construction Sector, Electricity Consumption,Energy utilisation
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Civil Engineering
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2018 04:55
Last Modified: 10 Jul 2018 04:55
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/151539

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