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Apr 27, 2015




IGBC Green Homes

IGBC Green Homes Rating System

-Abridged Version20 June 2008

Confederation of Indian IndustryCII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre

IGBC Green Homes

REFERENCE GUIDE Abridged Version 1.0 20 JUNE 2008

Confederation of Indian IndustryCII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre

CopyrightCopyright 2008 by the Indian Green Building Council. All rights reserved. The Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) authorises you to view the IGBC Green Homes Version 1.0 Abridged Reference Guide for your individual use. In exchange for this authorization, you agree to retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original IGBC Green Homes Reference Guide. You also agree not to sell or modify the IGBC Green Homes Reference Guide or to reproduce, display or distribute IGBC Green Homes Reference Guide in any way for any public or commercial purpose, including display on a website or in a networked environment. Unauthorised use of the IGBC Green Homes Abridged Reference Guide violates copyright, trademark and other laws and is prohibited. Note that the text of the central and local codes, regulations, voluntary standards, etc., reproduced in the IGBC Green Homes Reference Guide is either used under license to the Indian Green Building Council or, in some instances, is in the public domain. All other text, graphics, layout and other elements of content contained in the IGBC Green Homes Reference Guide are owned by the Indian Green Building Council and are protected by copyright under both Indian and foreign laws.

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AcknowledgementsThe IGBC Green Homes Abridged Reference Guide has been made possible through the efforts of many dedicated volunteers, staff members and others in the IGBC community. The Reference Guide was developed by the IGBC Green Homes Core Committee and many other members. We extend our deepest gratitude to all these members. Tremendous inputs also came in at the IGBC Green Homes launch on 02 May 2008, which had an overwhelming response from stakeholders all over the country. IGBC places on record its sincere thanks to the participating companies and individuals who enthusiastically volunteered during the break-out sessions. Our special thanks to the following organisations for their untiring efforts in contributing on the technical aspects and also going through all the draft versions & the final version of the rating programme: Ankoor Sanghvi Architects, Rajkot Architecture Autonomous, Goa Auroville Design Consultants, Pondycherry Biodiversity Conservation [India] Limited, Bangalore Brigade Group, Bangalore C R Narayana Rao Architects & Engineers, Chennai Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd., Mumbai International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad Karnataka Police Housing Corporation, Bangalore Larsen & Toubro Ltd., Chennai Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur Mistry Architects, Bangalore Spectral Services Consultants Private Limited, Noida Our sincere thanks are due to the following orgainsations for their participation in the programme: Adapt Technologies & Consultancy Services India Pvt Ltd. ADC KRONE Advance Cooling Towers Pvt Ltd. Ala Inc Altimateasia aluplast India Pvt. Ltd. Ankoor Sanghvi Architects Architecture Autonomous

Lodha Group of Companies Mahindra Lifespace Developers Ltd Maithel & Associates Architects Pvt. Ltd. Manasaram Architects Master Consultancy & Productivity Pvt Ltd. Maxvel Technologies Pvt Ltd Maytas Properties Ltd. Mistry Architects2

Armstrong World Ind. India Pvt Ltd. Asahi India Glass Limited (AIS) Auroville Design Consultants Bamboo Finance Biodiversity Conservation [India] Limited Blue Run Ventures Buhari Holdings Private Limited Bureau of Energy of Efficiency Carrier Airconditioning & Refrigeration Limited CEPT University CSR Estates Ltd. DLF Services Limited DLF Utilities Pvt Ltd. Dow Chemical International Pvt Ltd Dynacraft Air Controls EMAAR Mfg Land Limited EN3 Consulting Energy Conservation Mission Everest Industries Ltd Eximcorp India Pvt Ltd Federation of Engineering Institutions of South and Central Asia (FEISCA) Forbo Flooring India Gherzi Eastern Limited Ghosh, Bose & Associates GMR Hyderabad Intl. Ltd Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd. Godrej Properties Greentech Knpwledge Solutions (P) Ltd Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. Honeywell Design and Development Indu Projects Limited Infinity Infotech Parks Ltd. Infinity Township Pvt. Ltd.

Nippon Paint (India) Pvt Ltd. Oceanus Infrastructure (P) Ltd. Orbit Group Owens Corning Enterprise (India) Pvt Ltd. Parsvnath Developers Ltd. Potential Service Consultants (P) Ltd. Prasad Escendo Consultancy Rajarathnam Constructions (P) Ltd. Rajco Metal Industries Pvt Ltd. RITES Ltd. Roads and Buildings Dept.,Goap S V Properties S&S Constructions (India) Pvt. Ltd. Sai Construction Corporation Saint - Gobain Glass India Ltd. Sangam Project Consultants SatyaVani Projects and Consultants Pvt. Ltd. Schneider Electric India Pvt. Ltd. Sequoia Capital India Advisors Pvt. Ltd. Sevcon (India) Pvt Ltd. SEW Constructions Ltd. Shapoorji Pallonji & Company Limited Shilpa Architects Shree Ram Urban Infrastructure Ltd. Spectral Services Consultants Private Ltd. Srinivasa Shipping & Property Development Ltd Studio Decode Suchirindia Developers Pvt Ltd. Sugan Automatics Pvt. Ltd. Sugan Automatics Pvt. Ltd. Supreme Petrochem Ltd. Tameer Consulting Associates Tata Housing Development Co. Ltd. Team Labs & Consultants Terra Verde Architects3

Infosys BPO Limited JDS Architects Johnson Controls Jones Lang LaSalle Meghraj K Raheja Corp Kalpataru Ltd. Khivraj Tech Park Pvt Ltd KRG Rainwater Foundation L&T Infocity Limited Larsen & Toubro Limited

The Indian Institute of Architects Total Environment (Shibanee & Kamal Architects) TSI Ventures U P Twiga Fiberglass Ltd. UNUS Architects and Interior Designers USAID Vida Calma Homes Private Limited Voltas Limited V Raheja Design Construction


Table of ContentsForeword from Indian Green Building Council

IGBC Green Homes7

Introduction Benefits of Green Homes National Priorities addressed in the Rating system IGBC Green Home Rating System IGBC Green Home Overview and Process Fees Updates & Addenda Project Checklists Site Efficiency Mandatory Requirement 1 Adherence to Local Regulations Mandatory Requirement 2 Prevention of Soil Erosion SE Credit 1.0 Access to Household Amenities in the Neighbourhood SE Credit 2.0 Retain Natural Topography or Landscape SE Credit 3.0 Heat Island Effect: Roof SE Credit 4.0 Parking Capacity SE Credit 5.0 Alternate Fuelling Facility for Vehicles SE Credit 6.0 Provision for Physically Challenged SE Credit 7.0 Home User Guide Water Efficiency Mandatory Requirement 1 Mandatory Requirement 2 WE Credit 1.0 WE Credit 2.0 WE Credit 3.0 WE Credit 4.0 WE Credit 5.0 WE Credit 6.0 WE Credit 7.0 WE Credit 8.0 Energy Efficiency Mandatory Requirement 1 EE Credit 1.0 EE Credit 2.0 EE Credit 3.0 EE Credit 4.0 EE Credit 5.0 EE Credit 6.0 CFC Reduction in HVAC Equipment Maximise Energy Performance Building Performance Audit Refrigerators Solar Water Heater Captive power Generation Onsite Renewable Energy Rainwater Harvesting Indoor Water Usage Turf Design to Reduce Water Consumption Drought Tolerant Species Management of Irrigation System Rainwater Harvesting Onsite Grey Water Treatment Grey Water Reuse Segregation of Plumbing Line for Flushing Indoor Water Usage Fixtures

9 10 10 11 12 16 16 17

22 23 24 26 27 28 29 30 31

33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42

44 45 53 54 55 56 57


EE Credit 7.1 EE Credit 7.2 EE Credit 8.0 EE Credit 9.0 Material & Resources Mandatory Requirement 1 MR Credit 1.0 MR Credit 2.0 MR Credit 3.0 MR Credit 4.0 MR Credit 5.0 MR Credit 6.0 MR Credit 7.0 Indoor Air Quality Mandatory Requirement 1-Option A Mandatory Requirement 1-Option B Mandatory Requirement 2 Mandatory Requirement 3 IAQ Credit 1.0 IAQ Credit 2.0-Option A IAQ Credit 2.0-Option B IAQ Credit 3.0 IAQ Credit 4.0 IAQ Credit 5.0 IAQ Credit 6.0 IAQ Credit 7.0 Innovation in Design ID Credit 1.1 ID Credit 1.2 ID Credit 1.3 ID Credit 2.0 Abbreviations References

Lighting Internal Lighting External Home Automation System Energy Saving Measures in other Equipment

58 59 60 61

Separation of Wastes Waste Reduction, During Construction Solid Waste Management, Post Occupancy Materials with Recycled Content Rapidly Renewable Materials Regional Materials Material Reuse Wood Based Building Materials and Furniture

63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70

Fresh Air Ventilation-Centrally Air Conditioned Systems Fr