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We all are aware that buildings have a massive environmental impact. And apart from the environment, they affect the health of their inhabitants too. Right from the time of construction and throughout their lifecycle, buildings use a huge amount of our limited resources and generate a lot of waste. As the awareness on this aspect […]

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What are Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? In September 2015, as part of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly, all the United Nations member states set a collection of seventeen goals, also called the Global Goals, to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030. By […]

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The LEED Green Associate credential denotes documented, up-to-date understanding of the most current green building principles and practices. It is basically the most comprehensive and high level introduction to green building techniques, providing insights into a 100+ areas of green building. The key to earning a LEED Green Associate credential is a thorough understanding of […]

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In today’s world, when people across borders are suffering from the effects of climate change and are trying to limit its impact by adopting eco-friendly lifestyles, the term ‘green building’ is not unheard of. Even if you are not an architect, builder or realtor, chances are high that you have heard about the concept of […]

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Has your love for the environment prompted you to become a LEED Green Associate? If yes, we are beyond pleased to help you realize your goal! In today’s time and age when climate change is bearing down upon us like a monster waiting to unleash unparalleled destruction, this world needs more people who are passionate […]

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Emphasis on health and wellness is growing by leaps and bounds in every sector today, including building and architecture. Healthy interiors and wellbeing are the trending buzzwords of sustainable design.  This is why GBCI developed the WELL AP credential in collaboration with the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), a public benefit corporation whose mission is […]

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Man has been exploiting Mother Earth for natural resources since forever. Till now, it seemed as if the amount of natural resources on our planet was unlimited.  But not anymore! Due to man’s insatiable greed for energy and resources, the time has come that we on the verge of running out of essential resources with […]

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Okay, first things first. You cannot become LEED certified – not unless you are a building.  People often confuse LEED ‘certification’ with LEED ‘accreditation’. Becoming LEED certified is a process for buildings, people become LEED ‘accredited’.  With this major confusion cleared, let us now proceed to understand what LEED certification and LEED accreditation mean. Table […]

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