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TERI aids UNSW to establish urban living labs in India

03 Apr 2019
| Business Standard

TERI recently released its smart energy policy brief for cities at the fourth Australia-India Knowledge Exchange event held at University of New South Wales.

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Making cities sustainable is imperative: Australian high commissioner

11 Dec 2018
| The Week

Making cities sustainable is imperative and the government and community collaboration is essential to make that happen, Australia’s High Commissioner to India Mr Harinder Sidhu said in a statement. Speaking at the GRIHA summit organised by the Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA) Council, Ms Sidhu said the government had an important role, but it needs the combined effort of the private sector and the academia. During his welcome speech, Dr Ajay Mathur, Director General,

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10 principles for a green Amaravati

05 Dec 2018
| The Hindu

Delivering the keynote address at a workshop on "Green Buildings Rating and Concepts" organised by the Andhra Pradesh State Energy Efficiency Development Corporation, TERI, CII and Capital Area Development Authority (CRDA), Mr Sreedhar, Commissioner of CRIDA said all buildings in Amaravati would be constructed adhering to the Green Building Concepts. TERI is actively involved with CRDA in the implementation of the Green Building Concepts.

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Only 80 buildings in India certified as green: Chief of rating system GRIHA

04 Nov 2018
| Business Standard

India has less than 2 per cent green buildings but there is a huge opportunity to increase that number as about 60 per cent of the infrastructure of the country is yet to be put in place in the next 20 years, according to Mr Sanjay Seth, Chief Executive Officer of the Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA) Council. He said that green buildings can help in reducing exposure of people to outside pollutants.

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The biggest decision maker in making the green shift in Indian real estate sector is the developer

21 Jul 2018
| HT Estates

The research facility, Centre of Excellence (CoE), was launched at TERI in Gurugram to promote an energy-efficient real estate ecosystem in India. The research facility has been collaboratively developed by Mahindra Lifespace Developers and TERI, and it showcases different energy efficient building materials and green construction technologies for the industry. The Mahindra- TERI CoE embodies the focus on sustainability beyond just business- towards creating a larger urban stakeholder

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TERI study maps out heat islands and urban canyons

19 Jan 2018
| The Hindu

While an increasingly concretised Bengaluru is warming up - longer, hotter summers with shorter winters- a report by TERI throws light on the complex factors that create 'Urban Heat Islands’, that is, facets of 'development' which see some areas heat up much more than others. Comparing residential locations of Bellandur, Basaveswaranagar, Koramangala, HSR Layout, Jayanagar as well as commercial areas of Marathahalli, Whitefield, Electronics City, TERI researchers believe it is a combination

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It is a myth that green buildings cost more; sustainable is affordable (Interview with Mr Sanjay Seth, Senior Director, Sustainable Buildings Division, TERI)

09 Jan 2018
| Mint

In an interview with the newspaper, Mr Sanjay Seth, Senior Director of Sustainable Buildings Division, TERI, speaks about green buildings, making houses resource efficient, GRIHA's role, and more.

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GRIHA Council Signs an MoU with PWD, Government of Maharashtra

07 Jan 2018
| Lokmat

GRIHA Council signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Public Works Department (PWD), Government of Maharashtra (GoM) on January 6, 2018, for promotion and implementation of GRIHA in Maharashtra. The MoU was signed by Shri Ajit Sagane, Secretary (Works), PWD, GoM and Shri Sanjay Seth, Chief Executive Officer, GRIHA Council, in the presence of Hon\'ble Minister, Public Works, Shri Chandrakant Patil, and other senior officials of PWD and GRIHA Council. PWD had issued a notification

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GRIHA launches rating system for government houses for urban poor

18 Dec 2017
| News18

 

The Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA) Council has launched ratings for houses constructed under the government\'s affordable housing scheme, indicating their level of sustainability. There would be ratings between one and five stars. This would help consumers know about the sustainability of the houses. The GRIHA Council is an not-for-profit society jointly setup by TERI and the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy to promote green buildings in India. In his

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Use of solar panels for green power on rise in Mumbai

22 Mar 2017
| The Times of India

Nearly 60 housing societies and commercial buildings in Mumbai have already started generating their electricity requirement by using rooftop solar power plants. Statistics put out by the state power regulator estimate that 150 more consumers from Mumbai and more than 1600 in the rest of the state are slated to replace more than1lakh units of coal power with solar energy within a couple of months once they are provided with special electricity meters which are also known as net meters.

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