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BUILDING GREEN - PRACTICES AND CHALLENGES
BUILDING GREEN - PRACTICES AND CHALLENGES

CHANDRA PRAKASH KAMANA1- V.S.R.S SARMA SALAGRAMA2

chandraprakashk66@yahoo.in svsrssarma353@gmail.com

Dr. E.E ESCULTURA3 escultur36@yahoo.com 1&2: B.Tech Mechanical , G.V.P College of Engineering and Student Members,

Indian Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air conditioning Engineers, Visakhapatnam Chapter

3: Research Professor, Lakshmikantham Institute for Advanced Studies and Departments of Mathematics and Physics, GVP College of Engineering, JNT University, Madhurawada, Visakhapatnam, AP India

Abstract
Sustainable development is a pattern of resource use that aims to meet human needs while preserving the environment so that these needs can be met not only in the present, but also for future generations. A sustainable building, or green building is an outcome of a design which focuses on- environment friendly design, energy efficiency, water conservation, rain water harvesting, sewage treatment, recycling of treated effluent, zero waste water discharge, fire safety, excellent indoor air quality, day lighting, and building management including lighting controls by lux level as well as occupancy, and fresh air on demand.

Air conditioning consumes nearly 25% of world energy and a major contribution can be made by this industry towards reducing global warming. We keep our homes and work places cool in summer and warm in winter. The sum total of all our pollutions has already added half a million million tons of carbon-dioxide to the atmosphere which has changed the world so completely that hardly any of our decedents will be there to see it. We will be thinking selfishly only of welfare of humans and ignoring Gaia (A thin spherical shell of matter that surrounds the incandescent interior) have caused our own extinction. To overcome this…...

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