Initial Incremental Capital Investment of 8-10% in Building’s Green Development can be recovered in 2-3 yrs: Report

By Accommodation Times Bureau While sustainability has been taught as the core of urban planning and architecture for years, its widespread adoption is yet to pick up in India. Urban planning in India needs to be a creative and scientific process to meet the enormous goals of upgrading the cities to

Green Buildings in 2007 use to be 20% more expensive, but not now: Dr. Ajay Mathur

Chandrakant Patil, Minister of Public Works Department, Government of Maharashtra was also present at the function By Rohit Sharma MUMBAI Green buildings today are of the cost as the conventional buildings, some people say slightly they are expensive 1 or 2 percent more expensive, Dr. Ajay Mathur, President, GRIHA Council said. In a function

GRIHA Summit will be co-hosted by University of New South Wales & GRIHA Council

By Accommodation Times Bureau MUMBAI The 10th edition of GRIHA Council’s annual flagship event “The GRIHA Summit” will be co-hosted by University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia & GRIHA Council in December 2018. In the past, the GRIHA Summit has played host to various technical sessions on sustainable building policies, tools & techniques

GRIHA launches rating system for government houses for urban poor

By Accommodation Times Bureau NEW DELHI: On Monday, Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA) had launched rating system for houses developed under the governement's affordable housing scheme, indicating their level of sustainability. Sanjay Seth, CEO, Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA) Council said, there would be ratings between one and five stars.

Green financing is not the only tool to unlock the potential of the green real estate sector: GRIHA

Accommodation Times Bureau   New Delhi, March 3, 2017: The second day of the 8th GRIHA Summit in the capital set the tone for the need for sustainability going hand in hand with ample financing for all the ideas and implementation for creating an ecosystem for sustainable habitat. With the recent predication of

GRIHA SPARSH platform bridges the gap between economic viability and resource efficiency for green building concept

  Accommodation Times Bureau.   New Delhi, February 27, 2017: As a build up to the upcoming 8th GRIHA Summit, the GRIHA team launched a green building mock-up - SPARSH, an integrated, life size model which endeavours to enhance user experience of a “Green Building” as part of its mandate to build awareness around

GRIHA SUMMIT 2017

By Accommodation Times Bureau The human habitat has evolved into the complex fabric of present day cities. Much has been said about the unsustainable and haphazard manner of development. We now stand on the tipping point from where we can go towards a greener, cleaner future or risk slipping in the