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Gold-rated LEED certification for Rudrapur plan of Delta India

July 14, 2011 by

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Delta India Electronics Pvt Ltd has achieved the LEED certification for its Rudrapur plant as “Gold-rated” green building from the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC). Delta is a leader in the telecom power solutions, uninterruptible power systems (UPSs), display solutions, industrial automation, and components. Delta India is a part of $ 5.9 billion Taiwanese Delta […]

LEED Gold certification for Pune Marriott

June 15, 2011 by

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The recently inaugarated Pune Marriott Hotel & Convention Centre has been awarded LEED Gold from the IGBC. It is the first Marriott International hotel in India to be so certified. The hotel started its commercial operations in November 2010. The Pune Marriott has deployed a number of environment friendly measures including low VOC emitting materials, […]

India – Maharashtra to go green with “Green Buildings”

May 21, 2011 by

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The state of Maharashtra is all set to go green with the new proposed Green building legislation. If the Chief Minister’s office is to have its way then a new mandate would ensure that Mumbai’s future buildings would be provided with solar installations for water heating, rain water harvesting, water recycling and high-grade construction material […]

US gets 10,000 LEED certified homes

April 21, 2011 by

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USGBC (U.S. Green Building Council) recently announced that more than 10,000 homes in the US have been awarded the LEED certification under the LEED for Homes program. Starting in 2008, more than 10,100 homes across the US have received LEED certification and more than 38,000 additional homes in pipeline. Nate Kredich, USGBC’s Vice President of […]

Emissions-neutral office building – A first of its kind in India

March 4, 2011 by

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Bayer has recently unveiled its first emissions-neutral office building in Asia. This is a part of their systematically established group- wide sustainability program. The building in Greater Noida, near New Delhi will house Bayer MaterialScience’s office. The building will draw 100 percent of its electricity requirement from a PV plant. The building at the same […]

Green buildings to reduce carbon footprint and earn carbon credits

February 18, 2011 by

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Green buildings and LEED The benefits from Green Buildings are threefold Environmental – by reducing solid waste, improving air and water quality and conserving natural resources by reducing the rate of their consumption Economic – by reducing operating costs, enhancing value of the asset and optimizing the life-cycle performance of the building Health – by […]

Impacts of climate change for Real Estate sector in India

January 25, 2011 by

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Green buildings are gaining momentum around the world, given their financial benefits and smaller environmental and resource use footprint. Energy insecurity, water scarcity, and climate change pose growing risks for the real estate sector India, yet the connections between these trends and financial impacts are not well understood by analysts, investors, companies, and governments. These […]