Esmeralde - IGBC Pre Certified
Aurangabad's first Green project!
"A green building is one which uses less water, optimises energy efficiency, conserves natural resources, generates less waste and provides healthier spaces for occupants, as compared to a conventional building."
- As defined by the Indian Green Building Council
It is the right time to go green. Because that is what is best both for us as well as for Mother Earth.
Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) is part of CII - Soharbji - Godrej Green Business
Center, is actively involved in promoting the Green Building concept in India. The
council is represented by all stakeholders of construction industry comprising of
Corporate, Government & Nodal Agencies, Architects, Product manufacturers, Institutions,
The council operates on a consensus based approach and member-driven.
The vision of the council is to usher green building revolution and India to become
one of the world leaders in green buildings by 2015.
Benefits Of Green Homes
A Green Home can have tremendous benefits, both tangible and intangible. The immediate
and most tangible benefit is in the reduction in water and operating energy costs
right from day one, during the entire life cycle of the building.
Energy savings: 20 - 30%
Water savings: 30 - 50%
Enhanced air quality
Excellent day lighting
Health & well being of the occupants
Conservation of scarce national resources
To receive certification, the said project has to qualify for points that are distributed
across six major credit categories such as:
Materials and Resources Selection
Indoor Environmental Quality
Innovation in Design Process
So what would it mean for Esmeralde to get a SILVER rating from IGBC ? It would
mean that you are living in a home that has used resources more efficiently when
compared to conventional buildings! In your Esmeralde home, you can be assured of
a healthier living environment, which contributes to higher productivity and comfort.
From improving air and water quality to reducing solid waste, benefiting owners,
occupiers, and society as a whole your home at Esmeralde does it all!