Due Diligence


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Orientation Workshop

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Product Catalogue

Rating/Documentation Process

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Criterion 1: Site Selection

Criterion 2: Low-impact design

Criterion 3: Design to mitigate UHIE

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Criterion 5: Air and pollution control

Criterion 6: Preserve & protect landscape during construction

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Criterion 8: Energy efficiency

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Criterion 9: Renewable energy utilization

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Criterion 10: Zero ODP materials

Criterion 11: Achieving indoor comfort requirements (visual/ thermal/ acoustic)

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Criterion 12: Maintaining good IAQ

Criterion 13: Use of low VOC paints and other compounds in building interiors

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Criterion 14: Use of low flow fixtures and systems

Criterion 15: Reducing landscape water demand

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Criterion 16: Water quality

Criterion 17: On-site water reuse

Criterion 18: Rainwater recharge

Criterion 19: Utilization of BIS recommended waste materials in building structure

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Criterion 20: Reduction in embodied energy of building structure

Criterion 21: Use of low-environmental impact materials in building interiors

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Criterion 22: Avoided post construction landfill

Criterion 23: Treat organic waste on site

Criterion 24: Labor safety and sanitation

Criterion 28: Smart metering and monitoring

Criterion 29: Operation, maintenance protocols

Criterion 30: Performance assessment for final rating

Criterion 31: Innovation


Resource impact : Site Planning

Energy (Developmental Quality)

Energy (Self Sufficiency)

Solid Waste Management (Developmental Quality)

Water and waste water management (Developmental Quality)


Criterion 2 : Passive architectural design and systems

Criterion 3 : Good fenestration design for reducing direct heat gain and glare while maximizing daylight penetration

Criterion 4 : Efficient artificial lighting system

Criterion 5 : Thermal efficiency of building envelope

Criterion 6 : Use of energy efficient appliances

Criterion 7 : Use of renewable energy on site

Criterion 8 : Reduction in building and landscape water demand

Criterion 11 : Reduce embodied energy of building

Criterion 12 : Use of low-energy materials in interiors

Criterion 13 : Adoption of green Lifestyle



GRIHA for Existing Buildings (EB)

Criterion 2: Microclimatic Impact

Criterion 4: Metering & Monitoring

Criterion 5: Energy Efficiency

Criterion 6: Renewable Energy Utilization

Criterion 7 : Water Footprint

Criterion 8 : Reduction in Cumulative Water Performance

Criterion 9: Achieving Indoor Comfort Requirements

Criterion 11: Universal Accessibility & Environmental Awareness

GRIHA for Existing Day-Schools

GRIHA for Existing Day Schools