Going Green! The concept aims to promote
environment protection, water conservation, energy
efficiency, use of recycled products and renewable energy.
The buildings where we live, work, and play in protect us
from cold, heat, wind, rain, and snow. And these
structures affect and shape our environment too. Building
construction and operation require huge amounts of energy,
water, and materials and create large amounts of waste.
The place and method of construction affect the ecosystems
in the neighborhood at the same time creating new indoor
environments that present new environmental problems and
Construction activity is growing at a rapid pace and is
the third largest consumer of energy, after industry and
agriculture. This necessitated “Green Buildings” to
addresses environmentally sustainable issues.
Adoption of environmentally friendly technologies and
practices in the building sector contributes to conserving
the national resources, besides saving on the operating