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IGBC Green Factories
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IGBC Green Factories Rating System

-Abridged VersionFebruary 2009

Confederation of Indian Industry
CII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre

IGBC Green Factories Check list

Site Ecology
Mandatory Requirement 1 Mandatory Requirement 2 SE Credit 1 SE Credit 2 SE Credit 3 SE Credit 4 SE Credit 5 SE Credit 6 SE Credit 7 SE Credit 8 SE Credit 9 Compliance with Local Regulations Soil Erosion Prevention & control Contaminated site remediation Access to public Transport / Shuttle services Housing for employees in proximity Basic Amenities Natural Topography and Landscape Heat Island Effect on Factory Roof and Parking areas Non Fossil Fuelling Facility for Vehicles Design for Differently Abled Night Sky Pollution

Available points Required Required 1 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 12

Water Conservation
Mandatory Requirement 1 Mandatory Requirement 2 WC Credit 1 WC Credit 2 WC Credit 3 WC Credit 4 WC Credit 5 WC Credit 6 WC Credit 7 WC Credit 8 WC Credit 9
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Rainwater Harvesting, 25% roof and non-roof run-off Low Flow Water Fixtures Limit Turf Area Drought Tolerant Species Management of Irrigation System Rainwater Harvesting, 50%,75% Non-process Wastewater - Treatment Non-process Wastewater – Reuse Dedicated Plumbing Systems for Flushing Low Flow Water Fixtures, 10%, 20% Process wastewater treatment and reuse 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 6 2 23

Energy Conservation
Mandatory Requirement 1 Mandatory Requirement 2 EC Credit 1 EC Credit 2 EC Credit 3 EC Credit 4 EC Credit 5 EC Credit 6 EC Credit 7 EC Credit 8 CFC-Free Equipment Metering & Monitoring CFC / HCFC Free process equipment Energy Performance Process and utility energy efficiency Metering On-site Renewable Energy Generation Green Power Eco-friendly DG sets for Factory Building Requirement Regularly employed BEE Certified Energy Manager 1 10 2 1 3 1 1 1 20

Material Conservation
Mandatory Requirement1 MC Credit 1 MC Credit 2 MC Credit 3 MC Credit 4 MC Credit 5 Handling of Non-process Waste (Post Occupancy) Waste Reduction During Construction Industrial Waste Management Materials with Recycled Content Local Materials Material reuse in building 2 2 2 2 2 10

Work Environment Quality
Mandatory Requirement 1 Mandatory Requirement 2 WEQ Credit 1 WEQ Credit 2 WEQ Credit 3 WEQ Credit 4 WEQ Credit 5 WEQ Credit 6 Tobacco Smoke Control Minimum Fresh Air Requirements Fresh Air Requirements Low VOC Materials Building Flush Out Day Lighting 50%,75% Noise pollution Comfort conditions (& Glare Control (illumination /lux level differential) temperature, humidity, RSPM, air purity (CO2) 2 2 1 2 1 3

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Occupational Health
Mandatory Requirement OH Credit 1 OH Credit 2 OH Credit 3 OH Credit 4 OH Credit 5 Avoid use of asbestos in the building Reduction of workmen fatigue (break out spaces) Measures to prevent Legionnaires disease Ergonomically designed workstations Eco-friendly house-keeping chemicals Aerobic & Cardiovascular Gymnasium 1 1 1 1 1 5 1 1 1 1 4

Innovation in Design
ID Credit 1.1 ID Credit 1.2 ID Credit 1.3 ID Credit 1.4 Innovation in design Innovation in design Innovation in design IGBC AP

Total Points

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SITE ECOLOGY Site Ecology .

♦ Submit all the documents related to license and other aspects. ♦ Provide photographs / as-built drawings of the completed factory building. Ensure that these requirements are incorporated at the design stage.SITE ECOLOGY Compliance with Local Regulations Mandatory Requirement 1 Goal Design & Construction Submittal To ensure that the factory building design complies with the required statutory and regulatory codes Compliance options The following steps need to be ensured ♦ Approval of the plan from the competent Government authority ♦ Approvals for all statutory requirements relating to construction of the project Documentation Required ♦ Provide an approved plan and a fit for occupancy documents obtained from the competent Government authority. . Approach and Methodologies Survey the statutory requirements in the area that the factory building is constructed.

etc. Consider adopting measures such as temporary and permanent seeding.SITE ECOLOGY Soil Erosion Prevention & Control Mandatory Requirement 2 Goal To control soil erosion and thereby reduce negative impacts to the site Compliance options Adopt all the measures listed below to control erosion: Construction Submittal ♦ Ensure erosion control measures that confirm to the best management practices highlighted in the National Factory building Code of India. ♦ Develop appropriate measures to address soil erosion. sediment traps. mulching. Submit a narrative describing the measures implemented/ provide the erosion control plan adopted. silt fencing. Submit a post occupancy erosion control plan. . shrubs. Documentation Required Provide photographs to show stockpiling of topsoil. earth dikes. Approach and Methodologies Evolve strategies to stockpile top soil and reuse later for landscaping purpose or stockpiled soil can be donated to other sites for landscaping purpose. trees.g. grass. Open areas can be landscaped (e. For impermeable surfaces direct all run off towards storm water collection pits. and sediment basins as appropriate. ♦ Ensure that fertile topsoil is stockpiled for reuse later. Paved areas can be installed with permeable paving. post occupancy.).

Provide a narrative describing the remediation methods adopted to cleanup the site. Approach and Methodologies During the site selection process. Note: This credit is available for project sites where more than 50% of the site area is contaminated.0 Goal Design Submittal Point: 1 Rehabilitate contaminated sites where development is complicated by environmental contamination. Adopt a siteremediation plan and cleanup the site using remediation strategies such as pump-and-treat. bioreactors. .SITE ECOLOGY Contaminated Site Remediation SE Credit 1. Compliance options Construct the factory on a contaminated site after taking appropriate remediation measures. land farming and in-situ remediation. Documentation Required Provide documentation demonstrating that the site is contaminated. give preference to contaminated sites.

goods shed / sea port / air port and distance between them.Access to goods transport Locate the factory within 50 km of a goods shed / sea port / air port.0 Goal Design Submittal Points : 2 Reduce air pollution and land development impacts from personal automobile use and transit of goods.SITE ECOLOGY Access to Public Transport / Shuttle Services SE Credit 2. (1 Point) This is applicable only to those factories which depend on transportation of raw materials and finished goods. (1 Point) Option 2 . Compliance options Option 1 .0 km walking distance from an intra-city railway station or a bus stop within 0. Alternately the factory can operate or have a contract in place for shuttle services to cover 40% of the employees.Location of the Factory Locate the factory within 1.5 km walking distance. Documentation Required Provide a site plan indicating the project site and highlighting the intra city railway station. Approach and Methodologies .

Indicate scale on the drawings. Documentation Required ♦ Provide an area drawing or transmit map highlighting the factory location and the intra-city rail stations and bus lines. and indicate the distances between them. Initiate dialogue with concerned agencies to extend services closer to the factory. provide shuttle services to and from the nearest nodes. In the absence of intra-city public transportation access. .SITE ECOLOGY Housing for Employees in Proximity SE Credit 3. ♦ Provide the master plan for the factory premises showing the location of residential units and the walking distances to the main entrance of the factory. Approach and Methodologies: Encourage the occupants to use public transportation for daily commuting.0 Goal Design Submittal Points: 1 Reduce air pollution and land development impacts from personal automobile use Compliance options Provide housing to cater to 40% of employees within a walking distance of 2 km from the factory.

Initiate a dialogue with the government and private agencies to develop such facilities. provide basic amenities in-situ.SITE ECOLOGY Basic Amenities SE Credit 4. .. stores etc. Approach and Methodologies: Select sites which have access to basic public facilities like schools. hospitals. within a distance of 5 Km from the entrance of the factory. For the employees. Documentation Required Provide an area map (to scale) indicating the path and distances from the proposed factory site to the amenities available or provided.0 Goal Design Submittal Point: 1 To enhance the overall quality of life by providing amenities within and closer to the site Compliance Options Provide at least three amenities as listed in Exhibit A. (1 Point) AND Provide at least three in-situ amenities as listed in Exhibit B (1 Point) Note: This point can be earned only if the amenities are available before or at the time of project completion. with supporting photographs.

List of Basic Amenities Category 1: Public facilities within 1 km walking distance from the factory ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ Grocery / retail store School Bank/ ATM Fire Station Medical clinic/ hospital /Dental Pharmacy Post Office/ Courier service Electricity/ water utility bills payment counter Category 2: Facilities provided in-situ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ Crèche Lockers and showers Canteen Laundry for hazardous operation related work ♦ Cyber café .SITE ECOLOGY Exhibit A .

Documentation Required Provide drawings. basement etc cannot be considered for the purpose of calculation of landscaped area. Points are awarded as follows: Points for retaining natural topography or landscaping Percentage of site area with natural topography and/or landscaped area > 25% > 50% Notes: Parking areas. as much as possible. Avoid developing paved surfaces on the site. Potted plants will not be considered as landscape.. are considered as site disturbances.0 Goal Construction Submittal Points: 2 Minimise disturbances to the factory building site so as to reduce long-term environmental impacts. Consider retaining the natural landscapes in the site. In sites which have fully grown trees. Approach and Methodologies Design the factory building with a minimal footprint (by tightening design needs and stacking floor plans).SITE ECOLOGY Natural Topography and Landscape SE Credit 5. Compliance Options Avoid site disturbance by retaining the natural topography of the site and/ or landscape at least 15% of the site area. to the extent possible. Points 1 2 . avoid destruction. calculations and photographs indicating the site area with natural topography (and/or) landscaped area. walkways etc. Landscaped areas over built structures such as roofs.

Typical materials with high reflective properties include china mosaic. OR Provide vegetation to cover atleast 50% of the exposed roof area. OR Provide 75% of the parking spaces under a basement. white cement tiles. Note: Exposed roof area does not include areas occupied by equipment such as HVAC. photovoltaic etc. Provide drawings and calculations showing parking areas and details of the proposed cover. Compliance Options Roof Use high albedo roofing material or heat resistant paint or china mosaic or white cement tiles or any other highly reflective materials over the roof to cover atleast 50% of the exposed roof area. Approach and Methodologies Consider installing heat resistant paint and vegetated roofs to reduce the heat island effect. Documentation Required Provide roof drawings highlighting location and the extent of highly reflective roof materials / green roof provided. In the event of installing a permanent roof. paints with high Solar Reflective Index (SRI) values etc. solar water heater.SITE ECOLOGY Heat Island Effect on Factory Roof and Parking area SE Credit 6.0 Goal Construction Submittal Points: 2 Reduce heat islands (thermal gradient differences between developed and undeveloped areas) to minimise impact on the microclimate. . it should meet the requirements for mitigation on the roof. Parking Areas Plant shade giving trees to cover at least 75% of the open parking areas (or) install permanent roof to cover 75% of the parking areas.

Provide calculations demonstrating that these facilities meet the credit criteria. .SITE ECOLOGY Non-Fossil Fueling Facility for Vehicles SE Credit 7. ensure that all safety aspects have been addressed. Compliance Options Provide non-fossil fueling facility within the site to cover 5% of the parking capacity. Documentation Required Provide parking plans showing provisions for non-fossil fueling facility. Consider having adequate number of refueling facilities based on the refuel time such that 5% of vehicles parked can be serviced within one work-shift. Create facilities for refueling these types of vehicles.0 Goal Design Submittal Point: 1 To encourage the use of non-fossil fuel vehicles to reduce pollution from automobile use. While considering such fueling facilities. Approach and Methodologies Survey the type of non-fossil fueled vehicles already plying on the roads and also survey the kind of vehicles which may come up in the future.

. as applicable: ♦ Appropriately designed preferred car parking spaces in areas which have easy access to the main entrance or closer to the lift (one parking space for every 400 personnel) ♦ Provision for easy access to the main entrance ♦ Uniformity in flooring level / ramps in the factory areas ♦ Rest rooms (toilets) designed for differently abled persons Documentation Required Provide drawings showing provisions for differently abled persons. Approach and Methodologies Identify all probable facilities required to cater to differently abled persons.0 Goal Design Submittal Point: 1 To ensure that the factory building is user-friendly for differently abled persons. Design the factory building to ensure that certain basic minimum provisions for handicapped persons are incorporated. Compliance Options: The factory building design should incorporate the following provisions for differently abled persons.SITE ECOLOGY Design for Differently Abled SE Credit 8. Also submit photographs highlighting the signage’s for easy location.

Compliance Option No external light should be upward looking. Documentation Required Provide lighting drawings indicating the location and type of fixtures used in the project.SITE ECOLOGY Night Sky Pollution SE Credit 9. Also submit lighting simulation report. Through simulation demonstrate that there is no trespassing of light beyond the project boundary.0 Goal Design Submittal Point: 1 Reduce light pollution from exterior and façade lighting to increase night sky access and enhance nocturnal environment. Approach and Methodologies .

WATER CONSERVATION Water Conservation .

Asphalt Pavement . Approach and Methodologies Survey the water table in the area. concrete Runoff Coefficient 0.30 0. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Documentation Required Provide drawings detailing rainwater harvesting system.95 0. Surface Type Cemented/ tiled Roof Roof Garden Pavement. Design appropriate harvesting techniques. This can be designed such that the first rain event can be isolated and treated within the site for removing the impurities prior to recharge / reuse. 25% roof and non-roof run-off Mandatory Requirement 1 Goal Construction Submittal To increase the ground water table or to reduce the usage of water through effective and appropriate rainwater management.No.60 0. Provide details of captured rainwater usage with quantity calculations. Capture rainwater from roof-top and non-roof areas for recharge / reuse. Pervious Vegetation. Storage system and / or harvesting structure must be designed for 24 hr average rainfall during the past 2 years.20 0. Compliance Options Provide rainwater harvesting or storage system to capture atleast 25% of the runoff volumes from the roof and non-roof areas.WATER CONSERVATION Rainwater Harvesting. average (1-3 % slope) Pavement. Runoff coefficients for Typical Surface Types S.95 . specifically the capacity.95 0.

Compliance Options Select water fixtures whose flow rates are as indicated in the table below: Baseline Flow Rates for Water Fixtures S. Fixtures are available with ultra high efficiency which can reduce water consumption substantially. The factory building fixtures can operate at lower pressures but to show compliance under this credit. The product catalogue or the brochure may detail the flow rates at various pressures.6 7. Approach and Methodologies: While selecting water fixtures.WATER CONSERVATION Low Flow Water Fixtures Mandatory Requirement 2 Goal Construction Submittal To minimise non-process water usage by installing efficient water fixtures.6 Units LPF LPM LPM 3 Showers* * At a flowing water pressure of 3 bar Note: Flowing water pressure of 3 bar does not mean that the water supply in the factory building is at 3 bar. the flow rates are to be evaluated at 3 bar. look for the flow-rates.No 1 2 Items Flushing Faucets* (taps) Base line 6/3 7. Documentation Required: Submit product manufacturer’s data to confirm that conditions stated above have been satisfied for the specified fixtures. .

. a 4 to 1 slope) Note: This point is applicable only for those projects which have 15% of the site area landscaped. shrubs and trees which consume less water and are resilient to local climatic conditions. Points for Limited Use of Turf Turf area as a percentage of total landscaped area < 20% < 40% Points 1 2 Areas planted with turf should not exceed a slope of 25 percent (i.e. Provide photographs. Select turf.. plants. Documentation Required Provide a landscape plan specifying the species used.0 Goal To limit such landscapes which consume large quantities of water. Points are awarded as specified below.WATER CONSERVATION Limit Turf Area WC Credit 1. Approach and Methodologies Landscape as much open area as possible. Compliance Options Design Submittal Points: 2 Limit the use of turf on the site so as to conserve water.

Documentation Required Provide a landscape plan indicating the percentage of landscaped area which uses drought tolerant species. Points for Reducing Water Consumption through Drought Tolerant Species Drought tolerant species as a percentage of the total landscaped area > 20% > 30% > 40% Points 1 2 3 Note: This point is applicable only for those projects which have atleast 15% of the site/ plot area landscaped.0 Goal Landscape to be designed to ensure minimum consumption of water. . Approach and Methodologies Select species that are well-adapted to the site conditions. Compliance Options: Design Submittal Points: 3 Ensure that at least 20% of the landscaped area is planted with drought tolerant species. Generally accepted time frame for temporary irrigation is one to two years. Select those species which are drought tolerant. Points are awarded as specified below. Drought tolerant species are those species that do not require supplemental irrigation.WATER CONSERVATION Drought Tolerant Species WC Credit 2. Consider Xeriscaping as an approach to landscaping. Also provide a list of the species used and highlight their drought tolerant nature.

Approach and Methodologies The irrigation management system must be designed based on the requirements of the landscape plan.0 Goal Construction Submittal Points: 2 Reduce the demand for irrigation water through water-efficient management techniques. Provide cut sheets and photographs of the systems installed. Provide landscape plans with the names of the species. The designer and the installer must work together and ensure the planned performance of the system. and installed as per the design. Compliance Options (1 point for any two features) Provide highly efficient irrigation systems incorporating atleast two features mentioned below: ♦ Provide a central shut-off valve ♦ Provide a sub-meter for the irrigation system ♦ Provide a moisture sensor controller ♦ Turf and each type of bedding area must be segregated into independent zones based on watering needs ♦ Atleast 50% of landscape planting beds must be equipped drip irrigation system to reduce evaporation ♦ Install time based controller for the valves such that the evaporation loss is minimum and plant health is ensured ♦ Use pressure regulating devices to maintain optimal pressure and prevent misting ♦ Any other innovative methods for watering Documentation Required Provide a detailed description of managing the irrigation systems installed. .WATER CONSERVATION Management of Irrigation system WC Credit 3.

Approach and Methodologies Survey the water table in the area. Storage system and/ or harvesting structure must be designed for 24 hr average rainfall during the past 2 years. Provide details of application of captured rainwater usage with quantity calculations. collection and reuse may be considered.0 Goal Construction Submittal Points: 2 To increase the ground water table or to reduce the usage of water through effective and appropriate rainwater management. 75%. Design appropriate harvesting techniques. . In areas where recharging the aquifier is not possible. Points for Rainwater Harvesting Rainwater Harvesting System to capture/ recharge • 50% runoff from roof area • 75% runoff from roof area Points 1 2 Note: In areas where recharging the aquifier is not feasible. This can be designed such that the first rain event can be let out since it may carry impurities. WC Credit 4. 50%.WATER CONSERVATION Rainwater Harvesting . Documentation Required Provide details on the rainwater harvesting system specifying capacity. Compliance Options Provide rainwater harvesting or storage system to capture run-off from roof area to utilize in landscape irrigation or indoor water usage. Capture rainwater from roof top for reuse. collection and reuse may be considered.

Points are awarded as specified below. Attach photographs / specifications of the treatment system.Treatment WC Credit 5.WATER CONSERVATION Non-process Wastewater . Provide details of the usage of treated wastewater within the factory building. While designing the treatment system. Approach and Methodologies Calculate the wastewater volumes generated in the factory building. ensure that the treated wastewater meets the required quality standards based on its purpose of application. Compliance Options Provide an on-site wastewater treatment system to treat atleast 75% of wastewater generated in the factory building. Have signages around the factory building to caution occupants and housekeeping staff that this water is not potable. Points for wastewater Treatment Percentage of wastewater treated > 50% > 75% 1 2 Points Documentation Required Provide a detailed description of the on-site or common wastewater treatment system. to standards suitable for flushing and landscaping purposes. Design appropriately the capacity of the on-site wastewater treatment system.0 Goal Construction Submittal Points: 2 Treat non-process wastewater either in-situ or in a common effluent treatment plant to facilitate reuse of the treated wastewater. . Submit a detailed water balance for the project.

flushing and make-up water for air-conditioning systems. Points for Reuse of non-process wastewater Reuse of wastewater Reuse > 50% of wastewater generated Reuse > 75% of wastewater generated AND The treated wastewater for reuse must confirm to the quality standards as prescribed by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). Compliance Options Reuse atleast 50% of the wastewater generated for landscape or other purposes. Points 1 2 .WATER CONSERVATION Non-process Wastewater – Reuse WC Credit 6. Ensure periodic testing of the treated water to meet the prescribed quality standards. Documentation Required Provide a detailed description on the wastewater reuse system. ensure that the quality of the treated wastewater is fit and safe for reuse. Note: This point can be claimed only if the wastewater that is reused is treated in situ. Points are awarded as detailed below.0 Goal Construction Submittal Points: 2 Reduce demand for fresh water by using treated non-process wastewater for non-process applications. Approach and Methodologies Install an adequately sized wastewater treatment plant and explore areas within the factory building where wastewater can be reused. Also provide calculations on quantity and quality of wastewater reused. In areas where there is human contact. Treated wastewater can be typically used for irrigation. Provide details of applications of wastewater reused.

Approach and Methodologies Evaluate the water consumption in the factory building and ascertain the quantity of wastewater generated. AND The treated wastewater for reuse must confirm to quality standards as prescribed by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). Compliance Options Provide separate water plumbing lines for flushing purpose and source 100% of the flushing water requirements from the treated wastewater available. . Note: This point can be claimed only if the wastewater that is reused is treated in situ. Design the plumbing systems accordingly.WATER CONSERVATION Dedicated Plumbing Systems for flushing WC Credit 7. Provide calculations indicating the quantity of wastewater used for flushing.0 Goal Construction Submittal Points: 2 To have infrastructure in the factory building so as to encourage use of treated wastewater for non-process applications. Also evaluate the availability of wastewater for flushing purposes and accordingly install the dual plumbing lines. Documentation Required Submit drawings indicating the dedicated plumbing lines for treated wastewater.

The factory building fixtures can operate at lower pressures but to show compliance under this credit. Documentation Required Submit data manual by product manufacturer to confirm the conditions above have been met. . The product catalogue or the brochure may detail the flow rates at various pressures. 10%. Approach and Methodologies While selecting water fixtures. the flow rates are to be extrapolated at 3 bar. Provide calculations to show the percentage of water savings. look for the efficiencies.6 Units LPF LPM Water consumption 10% Lower than baseline 1 1 1 Water consumption20% lower than baseline 2 2 2 3 Showers* 7.0 Goal To minimise indoor water usage by installing efficient water fixtures.WATER CONSERVATION Low Flow Water Fixtures. For the three fixtures mentioned below and points are awarded as follows: Baseline Flow Rates and Corresponding points for Water Fixtures Points Awarded S.No 1 2 Items Flushing Faucets* (taps) Base line 6/3 7. Fixtures are available with ultra high efficiency which can reduce substantial quantity of water consumption. Compliance Options Construction Submittal Points: 6 Select water fixtures whose flow rates are atleast 10% lower than the given baseline values.6 LPM * At a flowing water pressure of 3 bar Note: Flowing water pressure of 3 bar does not mean that the water supply in the factory building is at 3 bar. 20% WC Credit 8.

Compliance Options Design & install treatment plant to handle 100% of the process wastewater. Exceed the industry specific effluent quality requirements of the Pollution Control Board (PCB).WATER CONSERVATION Process Wastewater Treatment and reuse WC Credit 9. Documentation Required Provide documents and plans indicating the design and installation of the effluent treatment plant. A narrative describing the effluent treatment strategies adopted for exceeding the PCB standards. Approach and Methodologies .0 Goal Design Submittal Point: 2 Treat process wastewater either in-situ or in a common effluent treatment plant so as not to pollute the receiving water bodies.

ENERGY CONSERVATION Energy Conservation .

Install HVAC equipment which does not use CFC based refrigerant. Approach and Methodologies Survey the market for all CFC-free HVAC systems.ENERGY CONSERVATION CFC-Free Equipment Mandatory Requirement 1 Goal Design Submittal To avoid the use of such refrigerants and ozone layer depleting gases which negatively impact the environment. Such systems are also available in smaller capacities. Documentation Required Provide a declaration signed by a responsible party declaring that the factory building HVAC systems do not use CFC based refrigerants. Compliance Options Refrigerants used in Heating. Ventilation & Air-conditioning (HVAC) equipment and unitary air-conditioners installed must be CFC-free. .

Approach and Methodologies . Compliance Options Install meters for the following: ♦ Whole factory building energy consumption ♦ Energy meter for air-conditioning / ventilation system ♦ Water meter for municipal water consumption for occupant use Documentation Required Design Submittal Provide documents describing the above mentioned metering equipment installed in the factory building.ENERGY CONSERVATION Metering & Monitoring Mandatory Requirement 2 Goal To evaluate the performance of the factory building.

. Documentation Required Provide a declaration signed by a responsible party declaring that the factory building HVAC systems do not use CFC / HCFC based refrigerants.ENERGY CONSERVATION CFC / HCFC Free process equipment EC Credit 1. Approach and Methodologies Survey the market for all CFC / HCFC free HVAC systems. Such systems are also available in smaller capacities. Compliance Options Refrigerants used in Heating. Ventilation & Air-conditioning (HVAC) equipment and unitary air-conditioners installed must be CFC / HCFC free. Install HVAC equipment which does not use CFC / HCFC based refrigerants.0 Goal Design Submittal Points : 1 To avoid the use of such refrigerants with ozone layer depleting gases which negatively impact the environment.

Minimum Energy Cost Savings New Existing Points Buildings Buildings 8% 11% 14% 17% 20% 23% 26% 29% 32% 35% Option 2: Prescriptive Approach: Implement in whole or part.ENERGY CONSERVATION Energy Performance EC Credit 2. Points are awarded as follows. The simulation is to be carried out for achieving comfort conditions of 30 + 20C and RH < 60%. the following measures.35kW /TR to achieve comfort conditions of 30 + 20C and RH <60% (4 points) OR 4% 7% 10% 13% 16% 19% 22% 25% 28% 31% 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 . Compliance Options Option 1: Whole factory building energy simulation. ♦ Natural Ventilation to achieve comfort conditions of 30 + 20C and RH <60% (5 points) OR ♦ Air ambiators with specific consumption less than 0.0 Goal Design Submittal Points: 11 (2 points Mandatory) Optimise energy efficiency of the factory building to reduce environmental impacts from excessive energy consumption. (10 points) Demonstrate a percentage improvement in the proposed factory building performance compared to the baseline factory building performance as per ECBC Standards by a whole factory building simulation.

5 1.9 LPD (W/ft2) 1.2 0.enclosed Gymnasium Restroom Conference/Meeting/Multipurpose Manufacturing Low bay (<25ft Floor to Ceiling Height) High bay (>25ft Floor to Ceiling Height) Detailed Manufacturing Equipment Room Control Room Electrical/Mechanical Workshop Warehouse Fine Material Storage Medium/Bulky Material Storage 1.7 2.2 1.4 0.8 at ARI conditions for air-cooled chillers. employ energy efficient technologies to achieve a CoP of 5.3 (1 point) (1 point) .5 when tested under ARI 310 / 380 Ø Non-electricity based heating system should have a minimum thermal efficiency of 70% ♦ Fans and pumps in ventilation systems: Ø VFDs for all ventilation fans Ø VFDs for all centrifugal pumps servicing the factory building ♦ Interior Lighting to better the following LPD requirements by 10% Lighting Power Densities Using the Space–by-Space Method Common Space/Building Specific Space Types Office.5 at ARI conditions for water cooled chillers and 2.ENERGY CONSERVATION ♦ Evaporative cooling systems with specific consumption less than 0.1 0.9 1.4 0. Ø For unitary systems Should be BEE 4 Star rated or better Ø Unitary heat pumps must have a minimum COP of 2.1 1.If the factory building is air-conditioned.9 1.5kW /TR to achieve comfort conditions of 30 + 2 0C and RH <60% (3 points) OR ♦ Hybrid Ventilation systems ( a combination of natural ventilation and conventional air conditioning system) to achieve comfort conditions of 30 + 2 0C and RH <60% (2 points) OR ♦ Air-conditioned or space heating to meet comfort conditions of 24 + 20C and RH <60% (1 point) Ø Centrally conditioned systems .5 1.

While selecting these material and equipment. Determine the applications where automatic controls can help in energy savings. systems.2 W/sqft or 5 W/linear foot Documentation Required Option 1 The energy simulation report indicating incremental performance of the factory building with respect to the baseline case factory building has to be submitted. Approach and Methodologies: Consider a holistic energy efficiency approach to include the factory building orientation.ENERGY CONSERVATION ♦ Exterior Lighting to better the following LPD requirements by 20% Ø For exterior areas ü Parking areas : 0. Option 2 Please submit a narrative supported with manufacturers data and calculations. consider their associated environmental impacts. Decision making with respect to selection of materials can be based on the life cycle assessment approach rather than the initial cost. envelope. lighting and other equipment. Identify the materials and equipment available in the market and their properties with regard to energy performance.15 W/sft ü Walkways : 1 W /linear foot ( < 10 feet width) ü Walkways : 0. (1 point) . Obtain details of the controls and ensure proper installation.2 W/sft (>10 feet width) Ø For façade & landscape ü 0.

Approach and Methodologies . Documentation Required Provide design details and strategies to show how the plant has been designed to achieve the above efficiency.0 Goal Design Submittal Points: 2 Optimise energy efficiency of the processes and utilities in the factory to reduce environmental impacts from excessive energy consumption. Compliance Options Design & install energy efficient processes and utility equipment.ENERGY CONSERVATION Process and Utility Energy Efficiency EC Credit 3. One point is awarded for achieving 5% better overall all efficiency with reference to the national benchmark.

Compliance Options Provide meters for any four of the following: ♦ Energy meter for internal lighting ♦ Energy meter for external lighting ♦ Btu Meter for chilled water consumption ♦ Water meter for grey water consumption ♦ Water meter for landscaping Documentation Required Describe the metering equipment installed. Provide cut sheets for the meters installed. . Approach and Methodologies Identify all the major energy and water consuming equipment and install systems to monitor their consumption. Develop and implement a measurement and verification plan to compare the predicted savings and actual energy performance.ENERGY CONSERVATION Metering EC Credit 4.0 Goal Design Submittal Points: 1 To encourage continuous monitoring and enhance the performance of factory buildings.

Points are awarded as below.ENERGY CONSERVATION On-Site Renewable Energy Generation EC Credit: 5 Goal Design Submittal Points: 3 Promote self sufficiency in energy through renewable technologies for on-site power generation and use within the factory building.5 % > 5.5 % Documentation required Submit documents detailing the installation and design for the renewable energy source. Wind energy. Submit manufacturers cut sheets and the purchase invoice. Biomass. Bio gas etc. Points 1 2 3 . Points for Renewable Energy Power Percentage of annual consumption > 2. Approach and Methodologies Take into consideration the renewable energy feasibility while determining the power requirement from the local utility. Compliance Options Install renewable energy systems for atleast 2.5% of annual consumption of the factory building.0 % > 7. The following are the sources of renewable energy that can be considered under this credit: Solar energy.

0 Goal Design Submittal Points: 1 Encourage investments in off-site renewable energy technologies to be supported to the grid. Documentation Required Provide documents indicating the green power provider with the contract details. anywhere in the country. The energy consumption values should be expressed in KWh.ENERGY CONSERVATION Green Power EC Credit 6. Approach and Methodologies . Total annual energy consumption and total annual green power purchase need to be provided. Compliance Options Demonstrate that the company has installed green power equivalent to 100% of the total energy requirement of the factory building.

Submit details on the alternative fuels used for captive power generation or provide details on the noise and emission levels of the diesel generator sets along with the CPCB certification. Also consider availability of fuel on a sustained basis and the economic viability. ♦ Use Eco-Friendly Diesel Generator Sets which are certified by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for emissions and noise compliance. as applicable: Design Submittal Points: 1 ♦ Use bio fuels or non edible oils or any other non-fossil based fuel for captive power generation. Documentation Required Provide manufacturer’s cut sheets and purchase invoice of the generator sets used in the project.0 Goal To reduce dependence on fossil fuels for insitu power generation. Compliance Options Provide generator sets to meet the following criteria.ENERGY CONSERVATION Eco-friendly DG Sets for Factory building Requirement EC Credit : 7. Approach and Methodologies Survey the market for available captive power generators which operate on bio-fuels or nonedible oils and diesel generator sets which are CPCB certified for emissions and noise. .

Compliance Options At least one individual from the design team should be a certified Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) energy manager.ENERGY CONSERVATION Regularly Employed BEE Certified Energy Manager EC Credit: 8. by a responsible individual from the project team. Approach and Methodologies . Documentation Required Submit a declaration with certificate.0 Goal Design Submittal Points: 1 To facilitate in achieving sustained energy performance of the factory building.

MATERIAL CONSERVATION Material Conservation .

post occupancy. . Submit cut sheets from manufacturers and provide purchase invoice. Design the waste treatment plant with suitable capacity to efficiently manage the waste and recover resources. Also provide photographs.MATERIAL CONSERVATION Handling of Non-process Waste (Post Occupancy) Mandatory requirement 1 Goal Design Submittal To ensure effective non-process waste management in the factory building. Documentation Required Submit design details of the waste treatment system installed. Approach and Methodologies Calculate the quantum of waste generated in the factory building. Compliance Options Install on-site non-process waste treatment technology for treating all kinds of waste generated.

MATERIAL CONSERVATION Waste Reduction during Construction MC Credit 1. steel bars.0 Goal Minimise construction waste being sent to landfills. Approach and Methodologies Collect all construction debris generated on site. packing materials etc. broken tiles. glass. cement bags.. Points 1 2 . Typical construction debris in residential projects could be broken bricks. paint cans. Points are awarded as below. Points for Waste Diversion Percentage of Waste Diverted > 50% > 75 % Documentation Required Submit records tabulating the total waste material generated and the quantities which were diverted from landfills. Compliance Options Waste Reduction Construction Submittal Points: 2 Avoid atleast 50% of the waste generated during construction being sent to landfills and incinerators. Segregate these waste based on their utility. wood waste. Evaluate means of disposing such waste to manufacturing units which use them as raw materials. Calculate percentage using either weight or volume.

0 Goal Construction Submittal Point: 2 To ensure effective Industrial Waste Management in the factory building. Documentation Required Provide a narrative describing the strategies adopted in handling the hazardous and non hazardous process waste generated in the factory building. Approach and Methodologies . AND Avoid atleast 50% of the Non-Hazardous process waste being sent to landfills. Post Occupancy MC Credit 2.MATERIAL CONSERVATION Industrial Waste Management. Compliance Options The project should adopt strategies to divert/dispose 100% of the Hazardous process waste in manner that does not affect the environment. post occupancy.

Approach and Methodologies Survey the materials with recycled content and locate such local suppliers. Specify recycled content in the materials used. movable furniture need not be considered in the total material cost Documentation Required Provide details of all materials used in the project with the material cost. Points for Recycled Content Percentage of Recycled content > 5% > 10 % Notes: ♦ Material Cost = Total Cost – (Labour Cost + Installation Cost) ♦ If Labour and Installation cost is not known. the default material cost can be considered as 60% of the total cost of the component ♦ Cost of equipment. Tiles. Steel. systems. lighting fixtures. appliances. Glass. Compliance Options Use materials with recycled content such that the total recycled content constitutes atleast 5% of the total cost of the materials used in the project.0 Goal Construction Submittal Points: 2 To encourage the use of products which contain recycled materials to reduce environmental impacts associated with the use of virgin materials. Submit letters from manufacturers specifying the recycled content. False Ceiling. Aluminium and Composite Wood. Some of the materials with recycled content are Fly ash blocks.MATERIAL CONSERVATION Materials with Recycled Content MC Credit 3. Cement. Points 1 2 . Points are awarded as below.

Approach and Methodologies Set a project goal for utilization of locally sourced materials from identified suppliers. the project uses the required percentage of local materials in terms of cost. Points 1 2 .MATERIAL CONSERVATION Local Materials MC Credit 4. Compliance Options Ensure that atleast 50% of the total factory building materials by cost used in the factory building are manufactured within a radius of 500 Km. Provide letters from the manufacturers/ vendors indicating the distance between place of manufacture and the project site. During construction.0 Goal Construction Submittal Points: 2 Encourage the use of factory building materials available locally thereby minimising the associated environmental impacts. Points are awarded as follows: Points for Local Materials Percentage of local materials > 50 % > 75% Documentation Required Provide calculations demonstrating that. ensure that the specified local materials are utilised and quantify the total percentage of local materials used.

MATERIAL CONSERVATION Material reuse in factory building Submittal Construction MC Credit 5. frames. Points are awarded as follows: Points for Reuse of Salvaged Materials Percentage of Materials Salvaged > 5% > 10% Documentation Required Provide calculations demonstrating that the project uses the required percentage of salvaged materials in terms of cost. brick etc. Provide sources of such salvaged material. Compliance Options Ensure atleast 5% of the total factory building materials by cost used in the factory building is salvaged. furniture. Consider salvaged materials such as flooring. Points 1 2 . doors. refurbished and reused. paneling.0 Goal Points: 2 Encourage the use of salvaged factory building materials and products to reduce the demand for virgin materials thereby minimizing the impacts associated with extraction and processing of virgin materials. Approach and Methodologies Identify opportunities to incorporate salvaged materials in the factory building design and research potential material suppliers.

WORK ENVIRONMENT QUALITY Work Environment Quality .

AND Locate specifically assigned outdoor smoking areas at a minimum of 7.6 meters (25 feet) from entrance doors. . window openings and outdoor air intakes.WORK ENVIRONMENT QUALITY Tobacco Smoke Control Mandatory Requirement 1 Goal Design Submittal Minimise exposure of non-smokers to the adverse health impacts arising due to passive smoking. Compliance Options Smoking should be prohibited in the common areas of the building. lobby. Occupant guidelines can specify that smokers should ensure that tobacco smoke does not enter common areas. post occupancy.. Signages can be placed at several places in the building campus to educate occupants and visitors. lifts etc. Design the building to eliminate or minimise tobacco smoke pollution in the common areas. Approach and Methodologies Prohibit smoking in common areas like corridors. Documentation Required Provide details on how the building complies with the requirement. Also provide details on how this would be implemented and identify the agency responsible to ensure compliance.

WORK ENVIRONMENT QUALITY Minimum Fresh Air Requirements Mandatory Requirement 2 Goal To ensure better ventilation to provide good indoor environment. Minimum Airflow 20 cfm per person + 0. It is not just adequate to install exhaust fans. Compliance Options Design Submittal Install fresh air delivery systems in the factory building to meet the following criteria.06 cfm per sqft 0. but sizing these systems to purge out sufficient quantities of indoor air will determine the performance and thereby the indoor air environment.06 cfm per sqft . Minimum Fresh air Flow Requirements Location Factory area Office Area Warehouse / Stores Documentation Required Provide the description and specifications of the exhaust system design.12 cfm per sqft 6cfm + 0. Approach and Methodologies Exhaust from the various processes and activities in the factory buildings are vital in preserving the indoor air quality.

Documentation Required Provide the description and specifications of the exhaust system design. Approach and Methodologies Exhaust from the various processes and activities in the factory buildings are vital in preserving the indoor air quality.06 cfm per sqft Points awarded Exceeding all the requirements by 10% gives an additional point.12 cfm per sqft 6cfm + 0. .06 cfm per sqft 0. but sizing these systems to purge out sufficient quantities of indoor air will determine the performance and thereby the indoor air environment. It is not just adequate to install exhaust fans. Minimum Fresh air Flow Requirements Location Factory area Office Area Warehouse / Stores Minimum Airflow 20 cfm per person + 0.0 Goal To ensure better ventilation to provide good indoor environment Compliance Options Design Submittal Points: 2 Install fresh air delivery systems in the factory building to meet the following criteria.WORK ENVIRONMENT QUALITY Fresh Air Requirements WEQ Credit 1.

performance and environmental characteristics VOC Limit 150 g/L 50 g/L 250 g/L 350 g/L 100 g/L 65 g/L 50 g/L 30 g/L .0 Goal Construction Submittal Points: 2 To encourage the use of materials with low emissions so as to reduce adverse health impacts for building occupants. Research and specify no or low VOC materials based on durability. (1 point) AND For other VOC emitting materials used within the interiors ensure that the VOC content does not exceed the limits as specified in the table below. Approach and Methodologies Develop a project outline specification and include low or no VOC materials as a criterion for interior material selection.WORK ENVIRONMENT QUALITY Low VOC Materials WEQ Credit 2. Compliance Options Use paints with low or no VOC content to the extent of 100% of interior wall surface area. List down all possible interior materials which can have high VOC content. (1 point) VOC Limits for Materials Type of material Paints: Non-flat paints Flat (Mat) paints Anti-corrosive/ anti-rust paints Varnish Adhesives: Wood flooring Adhesive Tile adhesives Indoor carpet adhesives Wood Documentation Required Provide(letter/brochure) from the manufacturer indicating the VOC limit of the paints used or provide purchase invoices and provide supporting photographs of paint containers specifying VOC content.

Documentation Required Provide a narrative describing the flush out procedure followed. the flush out can be carried out for five days. Once the facility is ready including the interiors. . adhesives and sealants have been used. flushing will be effective in washout the pollutants in the building materials. a building flush out needs to be carried out for ten days by keeping all windows open. OR If the building prefers to carry out the flush out using forced ventilation systems. Approach and Methodologies Flush out needs to be carried out just before the occupancy.WORK ENVIRONMENT QUALITY Building Flush Out WEQ Credit 3. Compliance Options Before the building is occupied and after paints.0 Goal Design Submittal Point: 1 To avoid occupant’s exposure to indoor airborne contaminants before occupying the premises.

by providing good day lighting.5 feet) above the floor are not considered for daylighting calculations ♦ Window openings where the angle of obstruction of objects obscuring the sky dome is greater than 70 deg. from the horizontal shall not be considered for daylight calculations .WORK ENVIRONMENT QUALITY Day Lighting. Points for Day Light for Living Spaces Percentage of Lighting > 50% > 75% Points 1 2 Average Daylight factor can be calculated using the formula given below: Daylight = Window Area [SF] x Window x Actual Visible transmittance x Height Factor Factor Floor Area [SF] Geometry Minimum Visible transmittance Notes: ♦ Window openings which are less than 0. Compliance Options Achieve a minimum average daylight factor of 2% for atleast 50% of the total floor area of all regularly occupied spaces. 50%.0 Goal Design Submittal Points: 2 To ensure connectivity between the interior and the exterior environment. 75% WEQ Credit 4.76 meters (2.

1 meters ( 2.1 meters (7 feet) above the floor ♦ Sidelighting vertical monitor is selected for window openings which are 0.WORK ENVIRONMENT QUALITY Daylight Design Criteria Source: LEED India for New Construction Notes: ♦ Sidelight daylight glazing is selected for window openings which are 2. The orientation of the building can be such that maximum daylighting to all the spaces is achieved for most part of the day. Sum up all areas which achieve 2% or higher day light factor. . Approach and Methodologies Ensure that daylighting is considered at the design by appropriate orientation.76 to 2. This aggregate area as a percentage of the total work area should be more than 50%.5 feet to 7feet) above the floor Documentation Required Provide calculation of daylight for occupied areas like workstations etc.

WORK ENVIRONMENT QUALITY Noise Pollution WEQ Credit 5. Approach and Methodologies .0 Goal Design Submittal Points: 1 To reduce the exposure of workers to excessive noise levels within the factory Compliance Options Achieve indoor ambient decibel levels in various work areas Indoor noise levels should comply the following Documentation Required Provide calculations indicating the noise levels in the relevant areas. For relevant areas which do not comply with the required levels provide a narrative of the remedial measures adopted.

WORK ENVIRONMENT QUALITY

Comfort Conditions WEQ Credit 6.0
Goal

Design Submittal

Point: 3

To achieve indoor conditions so as not to affect the working conditions and productivity of employees. Comfort conditions (& Glare Control (illumination /lux level differential) temperature, humidity, RSPM, air purity (CO2)

Compliance Options

Documentation Required

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

Occupational Health

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

Avoid use of asbestos in the building Mandatory Requirement
Goal To encourage factory design that eliminates the risk of major health effects associated with asbestos exposure. Compliance Options Eliminate the use of asbestos in new factory design. Documentation Required Provide details on how the building complies with the requirement. For existing buildings provide a management plan to phase out the remaining asbestos in the building. Approach and Methodologies

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH Reduction of workmen fatigue (break out spaces) OH Credit: 1.5 km from the shop floor. Compliance Options Provide outdoor break out spaces within the factory campus to cater to 5% of the regular employees per shift. Approach and Methodologies . The spaces should be located within a walkable distance of 0.0 Goal Design Submittal Points : 1 Provide facilities for the workmen to refresh themselves between or after work to minimise work related fatigue. Documentation Required Submit plans of the breakout spaces provided. Also include facilities provided in the breakout spaces.

evaporative condensers etc. Approach and Methodologies: Legionnaires disease is caused by bacterium Legionella pneumophila and related bacteria. Compliance Options Have a plan in place to address the spread of Legionnaires’ disease. Ozonation ♦ Locate HVAC fresh air intakes so that they do not draw mist from cooling towers evaporative condensers. Documentation Required Submit a plan indicating the potential sources and mitigation strategies to prevent the risk of Legionnaires’ disease. . ♦ Drain inactive sumps to prevent accumulation of sediments. ♦ Frequent cleaning of sumps and tanks ♦ Inspection and maintainence to prevent build up of scale. sediments and biofouling in waterlines.OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH Measures to prevent Legionnaires disease OH Credit: 2. The following general strategies can be considered to prevent the disease by design ♦ Biocide injection ♦ High efficiency drift eliminators in cooling towers ♦ In-line UV systems. generally found in water bodies and in water systems such as cooling towers.0 Goal Design Submittal Points : 1 To encourage factory design that eliminates the risk of Legionnaires’ disease.

0 Goal Design Submittal Points : 1 To design workstations with ergonomic considerations to prevent the risk injuries related to health and to improve the productivity and well being of the occupants. Compliance Options Install ergonomically designed workstations to address the following ♦ Chair ♦ Table top ♦ Monitors ♦ Key board tray ♦ Any other accessories Documentation Required Provide details of the strategies adopted with manufacturers cut sheets.OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH Ergonomically designed workstations OH Credit: 3. Approach and Methodologies .

0 Goal Design Submittal Points : 1 To encourage the use of eco friendly house keeping chemicals which are less toxic so as to reduce adverse health impacts for factory occupants.OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH Eco-friendly house-keeping chemicals OH Credit: 4. Approach and Methodologies . Compliance Options Use products that meet green seal standard (GS-37) if applicable or use products which comply the specified VOC limits Documentation Required Provide MSDS cutsheets /specifications for the all cleaning products used.

Documentation Required Design Submittal Points : 1 Provide plans to indicate the location of the gymnasium and the types of equipment installed Approach and Methodologies .0 Goal To enhance occupational health of the factory occupants Compliance Options: Provide a gymnasium with a certified trainer in the factory campus.OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH Aerobic & Cardiovascular Gymnasium OH Credit: 5.

INNOVATION IN DESIGN Innovation in Design .

1: Innovation Identify the intent of the proposed innovation credit.2: Innovation Same as credit 1.1 – 1. the proposed requirement for compliance.3 Goal Design/ Construction Submittal Points: 3 To provide design teams and projects the opportunity to be awarded points for exceptional performance above requirements set by the IGBC Green Factories rating system and/or innovative performance in Green Factory Building categories not specifically addressed by the rating system.1 Credit 1.3: Innovation Same as credit 1.1 Documentation Required Provide photographs/ drawings/ manufacturer’s cut sheets whichever is applicable Approach and Methodologies The following can be considered for credit points under innovation: ♦ Exemplary performance under any of the credits. and the proposed documentation to demonstrate compliance. and the design approach used to meet the required elements.INNOVATION IN DESIGN Innovation in Design ID Credit 1. ♦ Strategies or measures not covered by rating system such as Ø Adoption of passive architecture techniques Ø Green education etc . Compliance Options Some of the points that can be earned under this credit are as follows Credit 1. Credit 1.

Note: The project team can apply for an additional innovation till the IGBC Accredited Professional Exam is launched.4 Goal Design Submittal Point: 1 To support and encourage the involvement of IGBC AP accredited professionals in the green factory project.INNOVATION IN DESIGN IGBC AP ID Credit 1. Approach and Methodologies Educate the project team members about the Green factory design & construction and application of the rating system at the design stage of the project. . Documentation Required Submit the IGBC AP certificate. Compliance Options Atleast one principal participant of the project team shall be an IGBC AP.

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