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Applying Green Building Concepts in Conventional Construction Industry

Author(s):

Nihar Talati , Indus University; Prof. Anand patel, Indus Uiversity

Keywords:

Green building, Sustainability, conventional method, construction

Abstract

Nowadays we are facing various environmental impacts due to which we need to build with more sustainable materials which will lead to reduction of impacts on environment. Developers need to find better, more sustainable methods of designing their buildings in order to reduce their negative environmental impact. Therefore, it is need of an hour to use more sustainable materials and locally available materials which are eco-friendly and a lead for better tomorrow. Refurbishing conventional buildings into green buildings can increase sustainability. Further, analysis focuses on identifying methods and indicators that can be adopted for the assessment of green potential. As there are many green building assessment bodies are there for green building point system such as IGBC, LEED, GRIHA etc. for evaluation of green building.

Other Details

Paper ID: IJSRDV5I21481
Published in: Volume : 5, Issue : 2
Publication Date: 01/05/2017
Page(s): 1474-1475

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