programme will comprise of presentations, case studies on the methodologies of
achieving sustainability. It will involve sessions covering the most pressing
issues for built environment professionals and would emphasize on key learning
points, analysis, examples of best practices, use of latest technologies. The
entire accent would be on practical and applied information.
- The future of water efficiency: Conserving water in buildings: Rainwater harvesting and grey water recycling.
Role of water saving fixtures and fittings
- Municipal and household water purification systems
- Green initiatives and their impact
- Eco-friendly materials for the built environment
- Understanding finance and payback options of energy efficiency improvement measures
- Balancing sensible investment with maximum energy efficiency returns
- Understanding smart technology for reduced energy consumption.
- What smart technology and supply means for energy efficiency in buildings
- Guaranteed energy savings the way forward? Energy Performance contracting for Commercial Buildings
- Practical ways to encourage energy –wise occupant behavior
- The emerging technologies and innovations with the highest potential to reduce energy consumption and increase
- Developing and implementing an energy management plan
- The home of the future: What can be achieved
- Planning for investment: energy efficiency versus renewables
- Low carbon zones
- Communicating the energy and carbon performance of buildings
- Making a market in micro renewables
- How solar technologies can transform your business. A practical look at solar technologies- thermal and PV –
what they are, how they work, and how they should be applied and integrated into existing heating systems.
- Opportunities for embedded Photovoltaics
- Understanding the potential for the micro renewables market
- Making localized energy a real possibility in communities
- Specifying and installing small scale wind turbines
- Sustainable workplace space planning: designing for the sustainable use of buildings
- Creative and practical solutions to community transport challenges.
What is BIM and how can the industry adapt BIM to maximize benefits
Practical guide to adopting BIM
Building Information Modeling (BIM), the process of developing building models used in presenting and visualizing
building components, construction sequences, resource allocation and other elements of construction processes in a virtual
environment will help to make the industry more efficient , reduce costs and deliver more sustainable buildings.
Multi-functional landscapes: Making landscapes pastoral and functional
- Green roof consultancy -
Cost effective installation, establishment and maintenance of living roofs
- How to make lighting more efficient : With lighting accounting for 20 per cent of global energy consumption and in some
commercial environments accounting for as much as 50 per cent, lighting is a major contributor to the carbon footprint of
- Drivers of energy efficiency in lighting and refurbishment of lighting
- Latest lighting technology and the affects of building occupancy
- How Passive architecture is achieved and which products, approaches and technologies support passive principles, to
create comfortable buildings
- Technologies and best practices. Waste heat recovery and steam utilization. Use of improved material, efficient lighing,
heating and cooling
- External Works- Role of glass, specialized bricks
- Building Structures- Low energy intensive concrete, fly Ash
- Professional Services- Architects, Energy Auditors, Sustainable (optimum design and management)
Finishing products and materials
- Insulation materials
Low energy paneling materials
Wood substitutes (Jolly Board, Ecoboard etc)
Vertical blinds Roller blinds panels – Jute based/processed wood based/waste products based etc
Insulation films – for buildings.
Paints –Low VOC paints
Gypsum for false ceiling