Green Buildings: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Railways Ministry signs MoU with CII for facilitation of green initiatives

Published: September 14, 2019

Union Ministry of Railways signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) for facilitation of green initiatives in Indian Railways. The MoU would carry forward some major Green initiatives undertaken by Indian Railways as part of India’s contribution towards mitigation of global warming and combating climate change. Key Highlights Railways have been ..

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GRIHA for Existing Day Schools

Published: May 6, 2019

The Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA) Council has launched a rating tool ‘GRIHA for Existing Day Schools’ to evaluate the environmental performance of existing schools across India. GRIHA for Existing Day Schools GRIHA for Existing Day Schools will work as an integrated tool to evaluate performance and provide solutions for enhanced energy and water ..

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SIERRA ODC building in Coimbatore receives World’s Second Highest Green Rating

Published: June 30, 2017

SIERRA ODC building has been recognised as the world’s second highest ranking Green Building. The building has scored 103 points out of 110 under LEED certification. Salient Facts The SIERRA ODC is a three-storeyed building which has been constructed by laying specific emphasis on increasing the efficiency of resource use such as energy, water or materials. The building has ..

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