By Rohit Sharma
Creating awareness of green buildings, the CEO of Green Council, Sanjay Seth on Thursday at curtain raiser event on the occasion of ‘8th Regional GRIHA summit’ he said, green buildings will provide the best thermal comforts, visual comforts, etc. They are healthier buildings to live in; everything is in better comforts than any other buildings, he added
“Green buildings will provide the best thermal comforts, visual comforts at affordable prices and at affordable operating cost”, Sanjay said.
When asked him about how would a home buyer recognise that this specific building is the green building, he said, “The developer who take the certification, he publicly announces that I’m making green building, because it gives him an edge over other builders and he uses as a marketing ploy”
In order to manage serval resources, green buildings help in cutting the cost of electricity, gives better wind quality, etc. Green buildings are well insulated with efficient appliances, materials, etc.
GRIHA Council is mandated to promote the development of buildings and habitats in India through GRIHA. GRIHA Council an independent platform for the interaction on scientific and administrative issues related to sustainable habitats in the Indian subcontinent. It was founded by TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute, New Delhi) with support from MNRE (Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India) along with a handful of experts in the sustainability of built environment from across the country.