GREEN BUILDING Certification :

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Neccessary Credit Requirement Under NAAC Accreditation Process

Green audit is a widely used best practice towards institutional growth and development, considering futuristic benefits with revenue mapped model.

NAAC accreditation is mandatory for all the higher learning institutes, particularly state universities. Without NAAC accreditation, universities are not eligible for UGC grants, RUSA grants, financial aid etc. On the other hand, NAAC accreditation determines the quality of the institute in terms of education, infrastructure, research, teaching & learning etc. Institutes with top NAAC grades such as ‘A++’, ‘A+’ and ‘A’ are most sought-after institutes, as they offer high-quality education. On the other, all the recognized institutes of UGC must apply for NBA/ NAAC/ any other accreditation after the completion of the first or second batch of courses.

Green Audit is assigned to the Criteria 7 of NAAC, National Assessment and Accreditation Council which is a self-governing organization of India that declares the institutions as Grade A, Grade B or Grade C according to the scores assigned at the time of accreditation.

Stages of  Green Audit

  • Plan the audit
  • Select the audit team
  • Schedule the audit facility
  • Acquire the background information Visit the site On-site
During Audit Process on Site : 
  • Understand the scope of audit
  • Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the internal controls
  • Conduct the audit
  • Evaluate the observations of audit program
  • Prepare a report of the observations side by side
Report Preparation : 
  • Produce a draft report of the data collected
  • Produce a final report of the observations and the inference with accuracy
  • Distribute the final report to the management
  • Prepare an action plan to overcome the flaws Keep a watch on the action plan
Benefits of Green Audit : 

There’s an holistic growth and futuristic development through green audit process. If Green Audit is enforced in an effective way then there are many advantages that could be adopted from it.

  • Green Audit could help to shield the environment
  • Recognize the cost saving methods through waste minimizing and managing strategies
  • Point out prevailing and forthcoming complications
  • Authenticate conformity with the implemented laws Empower the organizations to frame a better environmental performance
  • It portrays a good image of a company which helps building better relationships with the group of stakeholders
  • Enhance the alertness for environmental guidelines and duties.

Green Building certification encourages, builders, developers, owners, architects and consultants to design & construct green buildings thereby enhancing the economic and environmental performance of buildings.

Construction  sector all around the world is growing rapidly, preserving the environment poses a host of challenges. To enable the construction industry environmentally sensitive, Green Building concept  has been established.


  • Green Building rating system is designed for both New and Existing Building.
  • The types of Building include Administrative Building, Convention centers, Educational Building, Healthcare Building, Hospitality Building, IT parks, Industrial parks, Leisure & Recreational Building, Military Building, Religious Building, etc.,
  • Buildings within the Building such as new buildings, existing buildings, factory buildings, etc., will be covered under their respective rating programmes.   
  • Green Building rating system is broadly classified into two types:  New Building & Existing Building,
  • Based on the scope of work, projects can choose any of the above options.

Building that would be covered under this rating system include:  

  • Building with multiple buildings and same functionality (Eg: Buildings in IT parks, Administrative Building)
  • Building with multiple buildings and different functionality (Eg: Buildings in Educational Building, Industrial parks)
  • Buildings in a Building owned by single owner
  • Buildings in a Building owned by multiple owners

Features of GREEN BUILDING :

  • Green Building rating system addresses green features under the following categories:
  • Site Planning and Management
  • Material and Resource Management
  • Health & Well-being
  • Green Education
  • Innovation in Design


  • Green Building have tremendous benefits, both tangible and intangible.
  • Most tangible benefits are reduction in water & energy consumption right from day one of at offices.
  • Energy savings could range from 20 – 30 % and water savings around 30 – 50%.
  • Intangible benefits of green Office include health & well-being of the occupants, enhancing air quality & promoting biodiversity, safety benefits and conservation of scarce national resources.
  • Green Building rating system is designed for complete Building of organization.


  • Registration Certificate rating awarded for the Green Building is valid for a period of 3 yrs &
  • Surveillance Certificate every year.
  • Thereafter,   have to apply for re-certification with the prevailing version.

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