Newsletter | September 2017
The 9th GRIHA Summit 2017- 'Sustainable is Affordable'
The GRIHA Summit this year shall serve as a platform to deliberate on innovative and indigenous solutions to promote sustainability through affordability. The Summit is proposed to be held on 18th - 19th December, 2017 at New Delhi. The Summit expects to bring together experts from industry, finance policy and consumers to develop and drive new initiatives, provide insights, and showcase sustainable products and green business opportunities. It will also facilitate sharing of international best practices from all across the world to elicit practical applications that are most relevant in the Indian context. Register at the earliest for attractive discounts...!!
GRIHA 3-day training programs and student training programs organized:
Intensive three-day GRIHA training programs were organized in the city of Lucknow and Vijaywada each, for building professionals like architects, engineers, developers, to give a detailed understanding of the new parameters included in the GRIHA version 2015.
Closing registrations under GRIHA Version 3
GRIHA undergoes regular technical revisions by GRIHA Technical Advisory Committee (TAC). The latest version of GRIHA, GRIHA version 2015, was introduced in January 2015. Therefore, the projects can be registered under GRIHA Version 3 until 31st December 2017. Thereafter, the projects would be registered only under GRIHA version 2015.
First carbon-positive and zero-waste home is built of non-toxic materials
Australia’s first carbon positive and zero waste home to achieve a “10 Star” energy rating has popped up in Cape Paterson, Victoria. The coastal home, is naturally heated and cooled due to passive solar strategies and maintains comfortable indoor temperatures year-round, even in mid-winter.
Dubai set to be the world's largest single-site solar park
2.3 million photovoltaic solar panels, having a capacity of 200MW, sits at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, south of Dubai. The new addition approved by the Government of Dubai, will give the facility a capacity of 5,000 MW by 2030, with a 260-m (853-ft) solar tower to take center stage. The park will eventually cover 214 sq km (83 sq mi) and reduce carbon emissions by 6.5 million tons per year.
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Upcoming 3 Day training Programs
25th -27th October 2017

8th -10th November 2017

Trees provide services worth $500 million to the world’s megacities
In order to determine how much these services are worth to megacities, Endreny and team looked at 10 megacities on five continents that lie in five different biome types, which included India. The researchers used a tool called i-Tree Canopy to survey each megacity and estimate their levels of tree cover.
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