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GRIHA Version 2019: The Sustainable Habitat Handbook (6 Volume Set)

  • Author(s): A GRIHA Council Publication
  • Size: 210 mm × 280 mm
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9788179936870
  • Cover Price:

    Rs.11100.00 / US $777.00

  • Special Price: Rs. 9990.00 / US $699.00

Book Details

GRIHA V 2019 is the 5th updated version of the GRIHA Rating system which addresses relevant, present-day concerns of the green building fraternity by encapsulating concepts such as water performance index, life cycle cost analysis, life cycle analysis, liveability index, etc. It captures social aspects of sustainability and aids the design of healthy and comfortable habitats. This set of GRIHA manuals provides a detailed understanding of the GRIHA Rating system, its underlying criteria, rating process, strategies for compliance, and the documentation and evaluation procedure. It serves as a handbook for multiple stakeholders like (architects, service engineers, landscape designers, project managers, and contractors) involved in the design and construction of sustainable buildings.

Salient features

The following are the salient features of the new version of GRIHA rating:

  • Indigenous rating system
  • Adoption of holistic approach towards sustainability
  • Process driven and performance oriented
  • Integrated team approach

Table of Contents

    VOLUME I:  INTRODUCTION (118 PAGES)

    VOLUME 2:  (137 PAGES)
    SECTION 1: SUSTAINABLE SITE PLANNING
    Criterion 1: Green Infrastructure
    Criterion 2: Low-Impact Design Strategies
    Criterion 3: Design to Mitigate UHIE

    SECTION 2: CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
    Criterion 4: Air and Soil Pollution Control
    Criterion 5: Topsoil Preservation
    Criterion 6: Construction Management Practices

    VOLUME 3 :  (241 PAGES)
    SECTION 3: ENERGY OPTIMIZATION
    Criterion 7: Energy Optimization
    Criterion 8: Renewable Energy Utilization
    Criterion 9: Low ODP and GWP Materials

    SECTION 4: OCCUPANT COMFORT
    Criterion 10: Visual Comfort
    Criterion 11: Thermal and Acoustic Comfort
    Criterion 12: Indoor Air Quality

    VOLUME 4:  (239 PAGES)
    SECTION 5:  WATER MANAGEMENT
    Criterion 13: Water Demand Reduction
    Criterion 14: Wastewater Treatment
    Criterion 15: Rainwater Management
    Criterion 16: Water Quality and Self-Sufficiency

    SECTION 6:  SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
    Criterion 17: Waste Management—Post Occupancy
    Criterion 18: Organic Waste Treatment

    VOLUME 5:  (93 PAGES)
    SECTION 7:  SUSTAINABLE BUILDING MATERIALS
    CRITERION 19: Utilization of Alternative Materials in Building
    CRITERION 20: Reduction in Global Warming Potential through Life Cycle Assessment
    CRITERION 21: Alternative Materials for External Site Development

    SECTION 8:  LIFE CYCLE COSTING
    CRITERION 22: Life Cycle Cost Analysis

    VOLUME 6:  (151 PAGES)
    SECTION 9:  SOCIO-ECONOMIC STRATEGIES
    Criterion 23: Safety and Sanitation for Construction Workers
    Criterion 24: Universal Accessibility
    Criterion 25: Dedicated Facilities for Service Staff
    Criterion 26: Positive Social Impact

    SECTION 10:  PERFORMANCE METERING AND MONITORING
    Criterion 27: Project Commissioning
    Criterion 28: Smart Metering and Monitoring
    Criterion 29: Operation and Maintenance Protocol

    SECTION 11:  INNOVATION
    Criterion 30: Innovation

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