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'Orientation Workshop on Agenda for Sustainable Buildings in Lucknow'

Co-organized by Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) and Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) Date: December  20, 2012 Venue: Lucknow The Centre for Science and Environment along with the Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) is organizing an ‘Orientation Workshop on Agenda for Sustainable Buildings' in December 2012 in Lucknow. 

3 Day Training Programme Towards Sustainable Buildings: Policies and Practices

February  21-23, 2012 CSE orgainised a training programme exclusively for the CPWD officers from different technical backgrounds. The three day programme aimed to deepen the understanding of existing policies, their potential and constraints in promoting efficient use of resources and minimizing waste in public buildings. The programme explored the scope of harmonising the policy-driven and market-driven approaches to accelerate the adoption of resource-efficient practices in buildings.

Green Building Projects

All buildings use resources such as land, water, energy, materials and time to fulfill the functional needs of a space over an extended period of time and leave impacts on the environment. As such, there can be no buildings without environmental impact. However, buildings can be designed to keep the impact of buildings within the carrying capacity of the local environment.