Green buildings of India

As the world in putting moving towards greener planet by harnessing renewable energy, constructing green building, rainwater harvesting, water management and recycling and waste management, India stands at par with the world in leading examples to achieve the same. Numerous buildings are constructed as green buildings and are increasing in number that are utilizing multiple options of energy use, water management and reducing carbon gas emission. 

The article highlighted few of these building amongst the list of many green buildings in India that are the examples for more to come.

CII – Godrej GBC, Hyderabad

CII-Godrej GBC, Hyderabad

CII-Godrej GBC, Hyderabad

CII also known as Godrej CBC in Hyderabad is constructed out of recycled material and recycled all the used water without discharging even a single drop. The structure has two AC towers which reduces the temperature on the incoming air by spraying water thus reducing load on energy consumption. The roofs are covered with gardens and solar PV which further reduces the energy consumption.

CRISIL House, Hiranandani Gardens, Mumbai

CRISIL House, Hiranandani Gardens, Mumbai

CRISIL House, Hiranandani Gardens, Mumbai

CRISIL house at Hiranandani Gardens in Mumbai comprises of 14 gardens inside the building and the interiors are constructed with recycled material. The atrium at the center offers light to the insides of the building hence diminishes power utilization.

Suzlon One Earth, Pune

Suzlon One Earth, Pune

Suzlon One Earth, Pune

This is the best example of the Green building. Suzlon on Earth at Pune is 100% powered by renewable sources. The 18 hybrid wind turbines fulfil 7% of the total energy consumption, the rest of energy demand is met from off site wind turbines. The building is all around ventilated and maximum part of the building is have access to daylight. The building uses LED for rest of the time. The daylight sensors and occupancy sensors controls the power consumption. The building is developed with material that has decreased carbon footprints. Even the basements are equipped with jet fans to circulate the fresh air and the campus is designed for water management and contributes towards increased water table levels

IGP Office, Gulbarga

IGP Office, Gulbarga

IGP Office, Gulbarga

The IGP office complex at Gulbarga perfectly uses the landscapes, recycled building materials, renewable sources of energy and water management. The architecture of this building incorporates an evaporative cooling procedure. This building uses solar energy which is used for street lighting and water pumping. The building has installed solar powered water pumps for pumping water required for wind towers. Rodent trap type of brick stone work insulates the building against heat from solar radiation. Porch green grass, china mosaic over covered vaults additionally aides reduce the effects of heat radiation.

Indira Paryavaran Bhawan, New Delhi

Indira Paryavaran Bhawan, New Delhi

Indira Paryavaran Bhawan, New Delhi

As the name suggests, Indira Paryavaran Bhawan in New Delhi has east-west orientation leading to maximum ventilation and maximum use of daylight is done to minimize use of the artificial energy. The largest rooftop solar panels across India leads to generation of power for high peak time and at the same time the energy is saved by beam style ACs. The building is constructed with green materials like fly ash bricks, recycled contents, local building materials, high reflecting roof tiles and rock wool Insulation for outer walls and mix of bamboo and jute material for door frames and The building is designed in mind keeping in mind it’s disabled visitors and also eliminates water wastage.

Infosys Limited, Mysore building

Infosys Limited, Mysore building

Infosys Limited, Mysore building

Infosys Limited at Mysore, with water management techniques, also comprises of an efficient building envelope, that includes insulated walls and roof, and double coated windows which are properly shaded. The work spaces inside the building harvests natural light and almost 100% of the building’s energy consumption is met with green power. Even the building materials is manufactured locally to reduce pollution due to transport.

Patni (i-GATE) Knowledge Center, Noida

Patni (i-GATE) Knowledge Center, Noida

Patni (i-GATE) Knowledge Center, Noida

The building design at Patni (i-GATE) Knowledge center in Noida utilizes architectural and mechanical/ electrical strategies to minimize energy consumption. The building has been ideally designed to capture sunshine for the vast majority of the possessed insides. A large portion of the area spread is green range and the building does not release any waste reusing all its sewage water.

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai

Along with completely daylit system, the building of Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai incorporates green and energy efficient features like high performance glazing, efficient energy systems like COP units, heat recovery wheels and energy efficient lighting, low flow water fixtures with sensor urinals and grey water management and green materials and chemicals for better indoor air and health and hygiene of the occupants.

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