MADE BY:Darshdeep kaur Bedi M.Sc- II, Roll no- 1 DEVS, PU

Definition of sustainable building y Why sustainable building y Strategies y Example of sustainable building y Benefits y Conclusion

optimises energy efficiency. as compared to a conventional building. generates less waste provides healthier spaces for occupants.Sustainable building "A sustainable building is ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ one which uses less water." . conserves natural resources.

Why sustainable buildings? buildings? The main reason why we need sustainable buildings are because buildings effect to: ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Raw material consumption Energy consumption Water consumption Land consumption Atmospheric emissions Water effluents Solid wastes Other releases 30% 42% 25% 12% 40% 20% 25% 13% .

Sustainable building design Main y y y y y y y y strategies Passive and Active solar design Building Insulation Water management Natural ventilation Lighting and heating Building material Waste management Indoor air quality .

Active solar design refers to the use of active mechanical devices like PV panels and rooftop solar water heaters to capture sun·s energy in the buildings. ‡ .Passive and Active solar design ‡ Passive solar design refers to the use of the sun's energy for the heating and cooling of living spaces.

Building insulation ‡ Insulate walls ceilings and floors appropriately. ‡ Consider slab insulation in colder climates. ‡ Provide insulation to exterior elements which are thermallymassive. .

Water management ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Toilets ² low flush cistern displacement Waterless ² composting. using grey water Construct rain gardens. flow control Water control in gardens. . incineration Urinals ² waterless Wash hand basins ² push taps.

Sustainable Alternative Systems Composting Toilets .

Sustainable Alternative Systems Rain Catchment Greywater Systems .

automatic backup mechanical ventilation systems used . while ventilation stacks pull the air out on the opposite side of the room At extreme temperatures.Natural Ventilation Operable windows pull fresh air into one side of the room.

cantilevers. vegetation windows in summer. Daylight reduces the need for electrical light sources.Overhangs Natural day-lighting and heating Overhangs. cutting down on electricity and associated pollution and costs .

Sustainable Building Material Adobe .

Sustainable Building Material Cob .

Sustainable Building Material Material Straw Bale .

Sustainable Building Material Earthen Floors .

Sustainable Building Material Living / Green Roofs .

000 years for synthetic materials in carpet to fully degrade in landfills ‡ ‡ ‡  . flooring products made from recycled rubber. toilet partitions and shelving made from plastics. and recycled nylon materials spun into new carpet It takes up to 20.Waste management y ew Markets for Recycled Building Materials y New sustainable Building Practices ‡ expand markets for products containing recycled content such as outdoor benches. gypsum wallboard made from discarded wallboard materials.

Sustainable Building Practices Requires materials to be separated and recycled to reduce burden on community landfill facilities ‡Extends life of landfills ‡Prevents potential contaminants from reaching groundwater supplies ‡Reduces need to use virgin raw materials  95% of construction waste is recyclable .

adhesives. sealants. composite wood products ‡Indoor plants ‡Acoustics .Indoor Environment Quality ‡Daylight and Access to Views ‡Shades / blinds to control glare ‡Low VOC everything ‡Carpets. paints.


‡ self-sufficient.RETREAT. in the northern state of Haryana. and independent of any external power a part of TERI·s Gual Pahari campus. about 30 km south of Delhi. Approach ‡Solar water heaters ‡Photovoltaic panels ‡Gasifier ‡Energy-efficient lighting ‡Waste-water recycling Photovoltaic panels Biomass gasifier . ‡ The complex saves 40%-50% of energy costs over conventionally designed buildings at an additional investment of about 25%.

Health & wellbeing of the occupants. Conservation of scarce national resources ‡ ‡ ‡ Water savings : 30 .30 % ‡ ‡ Intangible benefits Enhanced air quality.Benefits of sustainable buildings ‡ Tangible benefits Energy savings : 20 . Excellent day lighting.50% ‡ .

Conclusion: A sustainable home conveys a sense of well being. This feeling of home assists us in creating a sustainable lifestyle that allows us to nurture the home and it`s surrounding gardens and grounds. thereby lessening our impact on the earth. . y y y y www.References y .


Sign up to vote on this title
UsefulNot useful