GRIHA Manuals

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
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GRIHA the national rating system of India is an evaluation tool for measuring and rating a building’s environmental performance. This set of 5 GRIHA manuals have been developed as a guide for building professionals (architects, services engineers, landscape designers, project managers, contractors, etc.) who are involved in the design and construction of green buildings, to provide them a comprehensive understanding of the GRIHA rating system. The information provided in these manuals will serve as a complete guide for individuals who are interested in knowing about this rating system, its underlying criteria, rating process, strategies that should be adopted for complying with all the criteria and the documentation preparation and evaluation procedure.
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Publisher
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
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Published on
Jan 1, 2011
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Pages
722
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ISBN
9788179934067
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Language
English
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Genres
Architecture / Sustainability & Green Design
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