Training Programme on 'Green Buildings - Policy & Practices' for Architects and Engineers of CPWD

CPWD, the Central Public Works Department is responsible for building and maintaining public infrastructure including office and residential buildings. As the construction industry evolves, CPWD keeps revising its standards and practices for building construction.

In line with government policy to take action on mitigating climate change, CPWD has committed to build green. CSE, with its deep interest in policy change, has been supporting CPWD in training its engineers, architects and horticulturists on green building principles and practices.

A three day training programme on 'Green Buildings-Policy & practices' with focus on emerging regulations such as Energy Conservation Building Code and compliance options is being conducted jointly by CSE and CPWD from June 27-29th at the CPWD Training Institute, Ghaziabad (centre of excellence for green buildings) exclusively for CPWD's officers of the Northern Region. The training gives an overview of green building policy, and addresses the energy conservation aspects in detail, including computer based simulation tools for quantifying the energy performance of building designs. Site visits to renowned green buildings in Delhi – NCR are also part of the programme to demonstrate the best practices at work.


Course Content

  • Environment Clearance requirements of MoEF for large building and township projects
  • Energy Code Compliance – Prescriptive Approach
  • Climate Responsive Design for buildings – an approach for Energy Conservation
  • Energy Code Compliance – Performance Approach
  • System optimization and integration for Energy Conservation approaches in buildings
  • Software demonstration for Energy Code Compliance checking and design optimization.
  • Guided building tours and site visits to green buildings and projects in Delhi - NCR.

Dates & Venue

The course is exclusively for Architects and Engineers in CPWD and will be offered at the Training Institute in Ghaziabad from 27-29th June 2012. Sessions would be from 1000 – 1700 hrs.


How to apply

The circular (dated 13th June 2012) along with list of nominations is uploaded on CPWD Website at the Training Institute Link. If you are a CPWD officer and intend to attend the training programme, please get in touch with

Ar. Chandra Shekhar K
Senior Architect (Training)
CPWD Training Institute