As a result of the varying climatic conditions in different parts of the country, green buildings also vary from place to place with respect to their design, materials and the manner in which various resources are used. The energy efficient features will also very according to the type of building.
- Mr. Mahendra Patel’s residence in Ahmedabad (Hot and Dry Climate)
- BCIL TZed, Bangalore (Moderate Climate)
- IRRAD, Gurgaon, (Composite Climate)
show how green buildings can vary according to the climatic zone.
Case studies of:
- The West Bengal Renewable Energy Development Agency (WBREDA) office in Kolkata (Hot and Humid Climate)
- TERI, Bangalore (Moderate Climate)
- The Druk Padma Karpo School, Leh (Cold Climate)
- CII-Sohrabji Godrej GBC, Hyderabad (Composite Climate)
- Mr. Atam Kumar’s residence, Delhi (Composite Climate)
further illustrate how green buildings vary according to their location and the prevailing climate
The map below shows the various climatic zones in India and the locations of the various buildings studied.