AAI adopts green building norms

Some of the salient features adopted in the New Integrated Terminal building at Tirupati Airport are energy efficient and eco-friendly material.

GN Bureau | March 7, 2017


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The Airports Authority of India (AAI), a miniratna PSU, is committed to adopt green building norms for upcoming projects/buildings. It has registered with the Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA) for the New Integrated Terminal Building at Tirupati Airport.
 
Some of the salient features adopted in the New Integrated Terminal building at Tirupati Airport are energy efficient and eco-friendly material like Fly Ash bricks, low heat gain glass, LED lighting, and energy efficient chillers, low VOC paints (Volatile Organic Compound), rain water harvesting, low heat gain glazing, re-use of treated water, double insulated roofing system, said a press note.
 
GRIHA is mandated to promote development of buildings and habitats in India. GRIHA Council an independent platform for the interaction on scientific and administrative issues related to sustainable habitats in the Indian subcontinent. It was founded by TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute, New Delhi) with support from ministry of new and renewable energy. 
 

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