Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment
Newsletter | April 2017
Sanjay Seth, CEO, GRIHA​  Council speaks on Green housing
Mr. Sanjay Seth, CEO, GRIHA Council talked about the benefits of green buildings and challenges in large scale implementation. He also discussed incentives and schemes for promoting construction of green buildings. 
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More than 4 walls and a roof: Housing as an anchor in times of turbulence
On every continent, there are pockets of political turmoil, driven in part by economic resentment. At the same time, the world is inexorably urbanising. More than half the global population already lives in cities, and the figure will be two-thirds by 2050. To cope, and also to strengthen their own legitimacy, governments need to address their citizens' concerns.
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Architects play a key role in determining the sustainability of a project. They must, therefore, utilise technology to enhance their designs instead of letting technologies govern their designs. A right combination of passive and active design strategies will minimise resource use.
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How new technologies are shrinking waste water's hefty carbon footprint
Wastewater treatment plants are energy hogs. A 2013 study by the Electric Power Research Institute and Water Research Foundation reported that they consumed about 30 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity per year, or about 0.8 percent of the total electricity used in the United States.
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2017 Architizer Awards are "a stunning celebration of innovative architecture"
Green Building is not a typology, given that everybody claims that they think about sustainability these days. But there is the Plus page that looks at concepts and included an "architecture + sustainability" category. I was not a judge in this category but love this brewery, the Kamikatz Public House, in Tokushima prefecture in Japan by Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP
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Municipalika 2017 - 14th International Exhibition & Conference on Smart & Sustainable City Solutions
Municipalika is India's leading exhibition and conference focused on showcasing smart solution for Indian cities, is being organized annually since 2003 with the support of Government of India - Ministries of Urban Development, Communications & Information Technology, Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, New and Renewable Energy, UN Habitat, and other National and International Urban Stakeholder Institutions, is collocated with CAPEx, trade show focusing on Construction, Architecture, Planning and Engineering.
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New Products registered in GRIHA Catalogue
6 new products from A.K. Panels have been added under the category of Internal partitions, Flooring, In-built furniture, False ceiling and Door/Window frames.
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GRIHA 3 Day training program organized in New Delhi from 6th to 8th March 2017
A three day intensive 'GRIHA (Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment)' training program for evaluators and certified professionals was organized from March 06th to 08th , 2017 at New Delhi to give a detailed understanding of GRIHA and also to identify evaluators and certified professionals for facilitating and promoting the rating system pan India.
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Upcoming 3 Day training Programs
Venue                      Dates
NOIDA 31 May – 2 June 2017
Visakhapatnam                28-30 June 2017 
Pune 26-28 July 2017
Ranchi 30 August – 1 September 2017
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