Webinar

GRIHA Council conducts awareness workshops/training program on Green Buildings and GRIHA rating system. To make the information readily accessible and available for our clients, consultants, construction industry officers and general public, GRIHA Council has started a series of webinar.

Webinar are web-based seminar, a presentation, lecture, workshop or seminar that is transmitted over the web. Webinar helps to make these sessions interactive by the ability to give, receive and discuss information.


Past Webinar

GRIHA Virtual Conference - 21st to 25th July 2020

GRIHA (Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment) Council is organizing its first ever GRIHA Virtual Conference. The event has two aspects to it – the exhibition and the conference.

The exhibition will be held from 21st July to 25th July, 2020 and the conference will take place parallelly from 21st July to 24th July, 2020. In these difficult times, an opportunity has been created for the various stakeholders working in the sustainability sector to disseminate information about the benefits, specifications and sustainability features of the respective technologies, solutions, research, products and much more through this platform.

We, in turn, hope that it will provide industry stakeholders an insight to the green building product manufacturers, research organizations, builders, architects, institutes working towards meeting SDG's goals. Agenda

Key takeaways

Day 1 – Inaugural Session: GRIHA Virtual Exhibition & Conference

  • Inauguration of the GRIHA Virtual Exhibition (21 st July 2020)
  • About GRIHA Product Catalogue Brochure
  • Sessions by industry experts like Mr. Shailesh Agarwal (BMTPC), Dr. Alka Bhargav (Department of Agriculture Cooperation and Farmers Welfare), and other dignitaries.
  • Walkthrough of stalls in the exhibition, which will include multiple leading product manufactures, solution providers, etc.

Day 2 – Virtual Case Study Tour: Bamboo Research & Training Centre, Chandrapur

  • Virtual site visit of 'Bamboo Research & Training Centre, Chandrapur'.
  • Presentation by BMTPC and Armacell

Day 3 – Interview Session: With Prof. Deo Prasad, UNSW & Ar. Parul Zaveri

  • A conversation with eminent architect Ms. Parul Zaveri from Abhikram Architects and Prof.
  • Deo Kumar Prasad on importance of implementing Sustainability post COVID-19 times.
  • Presentation by Hindware and USG Boral.

Day 4 – Panel Discussion: Commercial Solar Rooftops

  • A Panel discussion on Commercial Solar Roof-tops with REC.
  • Presentation and launch of new product by Modiguard
  • Presentation by STO.

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Webinar on GREEN Buildings and GRIHA v.2019 - In association with ISHRAE Lucknow Subchapter and ISHRAE Delhi Chapter

GRIHA Council conducted a webinar on "Green Buildings and GRIHA v.2019" in association with ISHRAE Lucknow Subchapter and ISHRAE Delhi Chapter on July 3, 2020 from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. The intent of the webinar was to disseminate information amongst participants about green buildings and the new version of the GRIHA rating, its process, structure, sections and criteria for better understanding.

The presentation focused on the changes that have been incorporated in GRIHA v.2019 to account for the on-going advancements in the highly dynamic construction sector. It also gave the participants an overview of the newly integrated concepts like life cycle cost analysis, life cycle analysis, and water performance index to name a few.

The webinar was attended by more than 90 participants and was very well received.

Green buildings webinar
Webinar: GRIHA Council celebrates World Environment Day 'Healthier Environment' - 5th June 2020

To celebrate the World Environment Day, GRIHA Council conducted a webinar on June 5, 2020 from 2:00pm to 3.00pm.

World Environment Day
Webinar for students on Way forward for Schools Post Lockdown - 15th May 2020

GRIHA Council is conducting a webinar for students on 'Way forward for Schools Post Lockdown' on May 15, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM IST.

Learning Outcome

  • Operational Guidelines for schools to function post lockdown to contain CoVID-19
  • Case studies of Sustainable Schools
Schools post lockdown
Webinar for students on 'Green buildings – The GRIHA way' - 1 May 2020

A webinar "Green buildings- The GRIHA way" was conducted on May 1, 2020 from 4 pm to 5:30 pm. The webinar was conducted specially for the students of academic institutions to create awareness about green buildings and GRIHA rating system.

Learning Outcomes of the webinar:

  • About GRIHA Rating System
  • Case studies of the GRIHA rated projects
  • Daylight area calculation
  • Effective SHGC calculation of fenestration
  • EPI and water calculations
Green buildings
Webinar on Building Fitness Indicator (BFI) - A social initiative of GRIHA Council - 28 April 2020

GRIHA Council conducted a webinar on 'Building Fitness Indicator (BFI) - A social initiative of GRIHA Council' on April 28 (World Day for Safety and Health at Work), 2020 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Learning Outcomes of the webinar:

  • Getting to know about the measures to take at workplace post lockdown.
  • In detail understanding the precautionary and planning measures to fight COVID-19.
  • Hands on experience of the tool which will allow the organization to measure the preparedness towards the workplace and for the workforce.
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Webinar on Introduction to GRIHA V.2019 - 17 April 2020

GRIHA Council conducted a webinar on the new version of the GRIHA rating- Version 2019. The webinar focused on the changes that GRIHA v.2015 has undergone in order to account for the ongoing advancements in the highly dynamic construction sector. It also gave the participants an overview of the newly integrated concepts like life cycle cost analysis, life cycle analysis, and water performance index to name a few.

Learning Outcomes of the webinar:

  • Changes in the rating process of V 2019
  • Changes in the rating structure of V 2019
  • Updated Sections & Criteria of V 2019
GRIHA V 2019
Webinar on Conducting GRIHA Site Visit by Certified Professsional - 18 January 2020

GRIHA Council organized a Webinar on "Conducting GRIHA Site Visit by Certified Professsional" on 18 January 2020. Mr Akash Deep, Senior Manager, GRIHA Council gave an introduction to GRIHA due diligence platform, discussed on the role of certified professionals in conducting GRIHA site visits. This was followed by a Q&A session.

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How cool are Green Buildings in India? - 10 October 2018

TERI Council for Business Sustainability (CBS) conducted the sixth webinar in the series of 'Thought Leadership Webinar' for Indian companies and businesses.

Given India's commitment under the Paris Agreement and the Kigali Agreement, there is a surge in the usage of HVAC systems in India is being coupled with the potential to embed energy efficiency features and use of cost-effective low GWP refrigerants. The National Building Code has requirements on the use of zero-ODP and low-GWP refrigerants. In the green building space this assumes immense importance. This webinar was focused on this transition and captured the leadership initiatives among Indian businesses. The key points of discussions included:

  • Understanding legislation and choice of the right refrigerants;
  • Rethinking equipment design, installation, and operation for greater efficiency and sustainability and
  • Lesson learnt on what has worked and what hasn't