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Easy and simple ways to adopt sustainable living practices

A green home is expensive to build and requires a lot to maintenance is a myth

Nilanjan Bhowal 

While India has seen the mushrooming of a number of green buildings, the concept has been restricted mainly to large offices and commercial spaces. However, the trend is now catching on with private residences as well. And, it comes with a certification from The Energy and Resources Institute, or TERI, and Indian Green Building Council (IGBC).  That a green home is expensive to build and requires a lot to maintenance is a myth. An ideal green home is one that would conserve natural resources, use all local materials (recycle wherever possible), consume minimum water, optimise ...

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First Published: Fri, September 01 2017. 23:42 IST
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