Green buildings: Review

Ravindranatha, Uday K.S. Kumar, Ayush Singh, Rochan Trivedi, Sidharth

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1607-1616
Number of pages10
JournalInternational Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 01-06-2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Building and Construction
  • Computer Networks and Communications


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