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Green building

Green building

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Published by Rohit Chaurasia

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Published by: Rohit Chaurasia on Jun 18, 2011
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 B.TechCivil Engg 
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 S.R .NO. 71/08
 
Intrduction
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A green building is one which uses less water,optimisesenergy efficiency, conserves naturalresources, generates less waste and provides healthierspaces for occupants, as compared to a conventionalbuilding."
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They are more comfortable and easier to live with dueto low operating and owning costs
 
Background
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uildings have a significant impact on theenvironment, consuming 32% of the world's resources,including 12% of its water and up to 40% of its energy.
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uildings also produce 40% of waste going to landfilland 40% of air emissions.

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