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Launch of Nest Framework & Certification  for Self-Developed Individual Housing Sector

Launch of Nest Framework & Certification for Self-Developed Individual Housing Sector

In a move to fast-track India’s journey towards its 2070 net zero goal, CII’s Indian Green Building Council (IGBC)  unveiled and introduced in Tamil Nadu its pioneering initiative - IGBC Nest for the individual housing sector ahead of its flagship conference IGBC Green Building Congress 2023. 
The initiative was unveiled and introduced in a press conference  in the presence of Mr Ajit Kumar Chordia, Chairman, IGBC Chennai Chapter, Co Chair - Green Building Congress 2023, Mr Mahesh Anand, Co- Chairman, IGBC Chennai Chapter and Mr M Anand, Deputy Executive Director, CII -IGBC.
IGBC Nest is a first-of-its-kind, Eco-friendly Self-developed Tenements framework and certification that aims to bring awareness and drive the individual owners to build a sustainable home with no or meager additional cost. 
Sharing his insights on the initiative and conference, Mr. Ajit Kumar Chordia, Chairman, IGBC Chennai Chapter, Co Chair - Green Building Congress 2023, said “ IGBC’s Nest Framework and Certification has been developed specifically for the individual homeowners to help them reduce energy cost by 20-30% and reduce water requirements by 30-50%". 
Adding to this, Mr Mahesh Anand, Co- Chairman, IGBC Chennai Chapter, said "The Green Building Congress acts as a pivotal platform, uniting government officials, real estate developers, architects, and construction industry players with the shared objective of fostering a green future for India". 
The press conference also witnessed the kick-start of IGBC’s Green Building Congress 2023, the only event in India that is supported by The World Green Building Council (World GBC), and 20 different countries’ Green Building Councils across the world.