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Orientation Programme, 'Regulatory Realm for Green Buildings and EIA’

Date: August 24-26, 2011

Centre for Science and Environment’s Green Building Unit is conducting a three-day orientation programme, 'Regulatory Realm for Green Buildings and EIA’, for regulators and policy makers from different cities of India from August 24-26, 2011. 

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3 Day Training Programme Towards Sustainable Buildings: Policies and Practices

February  21-23, 2012

CSE orgainised a training programme exclusively for the CPWD officers from different technical backgrounds. The three day programme aimed to deepen the understanding of existing policies, their potential and constraints in promoting efficient use of resources and minimizing waste in public buildings. The programme explored the scope of harmonising the policy-driven and market-driven approaches to accelerate the adoption of resource-efficient practices in buildings.

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‘Orientation Workshop on Agenda for Sustainable Buildings in Punjab'

Co- organized by Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) and Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)

Tuesday, 11 December 2012

Venue: Hotel Shivalik View, Sector 17-E, Chandigarh

The Centre for Science and Environment along with the Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) is organizing an ‘Orientation Workshop on Agenda for Sustainable Buildings' on 11 December 2012 in Chandigarh. 

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Date: December 11, 2012

‘Orientation Workshop on Agenda for Sustainable Buildings in Lucknow'

Co-organized by Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) and Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)

Date: December  20, 2012
Venue: Lucknow

The Centre for Science and Environment along with the Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) is organizing an ‘Orientation Workshop on Agenda for Sustainable Buildings' in December 2012 in Lucknow. 

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Date: December  20, 2012

Green rating problems

GRIHA, a rating system for green buildings developed by The Energy and Resources Institute ( TERI ), has been formalized as the first national rating system.

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Not a drop goes out

Green buildings are adroit in water and waste management

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Environment Impact Assessment for Buildings: Kid’s gloves

Hell broke lose when the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests issued the January 19 2009 draft notification of Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) rules to exclude construction projects including the housing projects, commercial and retail construction that are less than 50,000 sq. mt. of built-up area from the ambit of the Environment Impact Assessment and the Environment Protection Act 1986.

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