• Cooling India
  • Jul 19, 2017

Green roofs are flat, vegetated surfaces on the tops of buildings that are designed to capture and retain rainwater and filter any that is released back into the environment...

  • Cooling India
  • Jul 19, 2017

USGBC recently recognized the achievements of two of California’s state leaders who are driving forward California's vision of healthy, efficient and high-performing buildings at USGBC's annual Green Hard Hat Awards event in Sacramento...

  • Cooling India
  • Jul 8, 2017

People spend 90% of the time indoors. Therefore, indoor aesthetics, air quality and comfort are of paramount importance to occupants. Thus, when the IMM office was undergoing renovation, HPCL wanted to redesign their interiors considering these key elements. With this vision, HPCL attempted Green Certification under IGBC Green Interior rating program. This rating system was instrumental in providing guidelines and measurable parameters to implement green & sustainable measures in their office...

  • Cooling India
  • Jun 15, 2017

The Government is working on the process of effectively procuring green products on the basis of 'life cycle costs', instead of L1 process followed at present, for government buildings to be built in future...

  • Cooling India
  • Jun 15, 2017

Shanghai Tower, China's tallest and most sustainable super high-rise building, includes several of Johnson Controls' building technologies, contributing to its high energy efficiency...

  • Cooling India
  • Apr 15, 2017

Green building is about reducing operational cost and at the same time increasing human comfort, hence it is a certain fact that even old existing buildings can get benefitted considerably by this concept. Today’s building owners are retrofitting buildings, converting existing buildings into models of sustainability with the aim of reducing the energy bills and increasing the asset value…

  • Cooling India
  • Mar 15, 2017

While architectural design is influenced by numerous criteria and design philosophies and forms a complex web of design decisions, this article focuses on the parameters that solely define and enhance the energy efficiency of buildings…

  • Cooling India
  • Feb 15, 2017

USGBC announced the Top 10 Countries for LEED, a list that highlights countries outside the United States that are making significant strides in sustainable building design, construction and market transformation.