- How has the Indian and Mumbai market evolved to the concept of green housing so far and what is its scope in the next few years?
The green projects have grown considerably in India over decade, due to the enormous initiatives undertaken by the developers, the state and central governments.
The future for green buildings is bright at the moment. The market has slowly transformed and green buildings are becoming the norm. A pleasant outcome of this emphasis on sustainability is that building design is going back to its roots of solar passive architecture. Also, The IGBC is making a tremendous effort to incorporate green building techniques in majority of developments in India.
The green building movement has enabled a wonderful market transformation in the country.
- A lot of builders put a green label to their projects these days. What are the features and the basic requirements of a truly green building?
Developers are continuously striving towards wider adoption of Eco-friendly and green building concepts in India. A building which offers sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection, conserves natural resources, and a good indoor environmental quality is green certified.
At Sheth Creators we always ensure that we are striving hard and working towards building a residential development that bequeaths our occupants with Eco friendly environment and healthier spaces. The projects at Sheth Creators are designed in such a way that they help in reducing waste, pollution and environmental degradation.
- What are the benefits of green homes?
The various advantages of Green Homes in India are that it Improves operational efficiency and effectiveness, Reduces pollution, waste and greenhouse gas emissions, save natural resources such as water and energy and meets investor demands and corporate sustainability goals. Green buildings need less maintenance, have low energy cost hence it can be easily tuned into a net zero building.
- Is the maintenance of the green home more?
Green homes can offer immediate and long term savings for homeowners through careful design, efficient building techniques, and selection of long-lasting and low-maintenance materials .
Today developers with the help of architects ensure that they bequeath the buyers with a wide range of good quality sustainable building materials, equipment, and techniques. Building green means selecting for durability, performance,and cost, as well as the environment,and the right thing to do.
- When a developer says their project is Green. How do I access? Should I look for ratings?
The best way to ensure the Green Rating for the developments is through Registration,Credit Interpretations, cross checking the certification award or via Certification and Documentation.