QuestionsCategory: Green BuildingWhat are the characteristics of a Green Building?
AvatarManoj Ranawat asked 2 years ago
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What are the characteristics of a Green Building?
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What are the characteristics of a Green Building?
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All green buildings are governed by a set of principles and rules that favor saving energy and resources. Majority of the characteristics of all Green Buildings usually remain the same.
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Team GreenSutra
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Team GreenSutra®Team GreenSutra® Staff answered 2 years ago

All green buildings are governed by a set of principles and rules that favor saving energy and resources. Majority of the characteristics of all Green Buildings usually remain the same.

Some of these characteristics involve:

  • Energy Efficiency
    • Use of efficient lighting fixtures
    • Use of solar water heating systems
  • Use of Renewable Energy:
    • Solar energy
    • Wind energy
  • Use of Sustainable Materials
  • Measures for:
    • Pollution Reduction
    • Waste Reduction
    • Waste Management (On site treatment)
    • Waste Water Management (On site treatment)
  • Good indoor environmental air quality
  • Installation and use of Rainwater Harvesting Systems
Summary
What are the characteristics of a Green Building?
Article Name
What are the characteristics of a Green Building?
Description
All green buildings are governed by a set of principles and rules that favor saving energy and resources. Majority of the characteristics of all Green Buildings usually remain the same.
Author
Team GreenSutra
Publisher Name
GreenSutra
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