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Sep 11, 2014: A green building is one which uses less water, optimizes energy efficiency, conserves natural resources, generates less waste and provides healthier spaces for occupants, as compared to a conventional building. Considering the tremendous benefits that it offers, green building concept is gaining major importance in India.

Indian Green Building Council’s (IGBC) rating systems launched since 2007 had made rapid strides in the Green Building sector. These rating systems have been successfully applied in India in as many as 2,776 buildings, till date with a footprint of 2.26 Billion sq.ft. Many Government, corporate, builders & developers in India have taken lead in constructing Green Buildings. With the growing demand for Green Buildings, there is a need to enhance the knowledge of building professionals on Green Building concepts & equip them on the Green Building rating Systems.

Against this backdrop, IGBC is organizing a two-day Advanced Training Programme on Green Building Rating Systems on 16 & 17 October 2014, Mumbai. Till date, IGBC has conducted several Green Building Training programme across India and trained nearly 21,000 professionals on green building concepts.

The main objective of this training programme is to impart knowledge on Green Building concepts, IGBC Green New Building rating system and share best practices in Green Buildings.

Introduction to Green Buildings
Sustainable Architecture & Design
Site Selection & Planning
Water Conservation
Energy Efficiency
Building Materials & Resources
Indoor Environmental Quality
Innovation and Development
Green Building Case Study
Discussion on documentation
Exercises on Templates

Benefits to Participants

Exposure to Green Building Design Strategies
Exposure to Green Building Case Studies
Acquire Knowledge on IGBC Green Building Rating Systems
Get equipped for facilitating green building certification
Get equipped to appear for IGBC AP Exam
Hands-on training on Green Building documentation

Target Audience:

§ Architects
§ Builders & Developers
§ Corporates
§ Government Representatives
§ Educational Institutions
§ Engineers
§ Energy Modelers
§ Electrical Consultants
§ Green Building Facilitators
§ Contractors
§ Green Product / Equipment Manufacturers
§ HVAC Consultants
§ Interior Designers
§ Landscape Consultants
§ Lighting Consultants
§ Plumbing Consultants
§ Project Management Consultants
§ Town Planners

To ensure a highly interactive programme, the number of participants is restricted and the registration will be on a first-come-first served basis. You are requested to take advantage of this unique workshop, by participating and nominating suitable officials from your organization at the earliest.

For any further information on the training program, you may contact IGBC secretariat Mr Shankar Kundu

S Raghupathy
Executive Director
Confederation of Indian Industry
CII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre
Survey No. 64, Kothaguda Cross Roads
Near Hi-Tec City, Madhapur, Hyderabad- 500 084

Source: www.realestatetimes.in

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