Health and well-being
Priority: Paints having high volatile organic compounds should be avoided.
Sealants and adhesives should be water based rather than solvent-based.
Reason: These help in maintaining healthy indoor air quality, which
for healthy living.
Priority: Zero ODP (ozone depletion potential) insulation should be used.
HVAC and refrigeration equipment should be HCFC (hydrochlorofluorocarbon) and CFC (chlorofluorocarbon) free.
Fire suppression and fire extinguishing systems should be halon-free.
Electrical appliances used should be BEE
Reason: Using such appliances reduces electricity consumption as
well as the
potential of global warming.
Priority: Groundwater and municipal water should be treated properly
to meet the basic water quality norms applicable.
Reason: This is essential for providing healthy living conditions
for all the
Priority: Provision for smoke free rooms in public and commercial
Reason: Non-smokers should not be exposed to tobacco smoke.
Priority: Provision of facilities like ramps and toilets for the physically