IGBC Green building certification for EBOM

Site & Facility Management Credit Mandatory Requirement 1 - Green policy

The intent of  this credit is to adopt green practices as and when the buildings go for retrofitting and renovation, thereby reducing the environmental impacts.

Compliance Options

To ensure that the building conforms to the requirements of the local bylaws, provide a declaration
from the building owner stating that the required clearances from all regulatory bodies are in place.

Have a policy in place which mandates the adoption of atleast 3 of the following eco friendly practices
during renovation of the building.

  • Building materials including interior materials to have atleast 10% recycled content, by cost
  • 50% of the wood materials to have FSC or PEFC or equivalent certification
  • 50% of waste generated (by weight or volume) on site do not go to a landfill
  • Paints and adhesives to have low VOC
  • Workmen involved in the construction to be provided with restrooms and safe drinking water facility.
  • All appliances purchased to have BEE 3 star or above rating. This applies to appliances for which the BEE star labeling program is in place.

Documentation Required

  • Declaration from the building owner stating that the required clearances from all regulatory bodies are in place

  • Organisational policy signed by the building owner, mandating the use of eco-friendly materials for any future renovation activities

  • Projects while applying recertification, have to submit narratives, calculations, photographs, letters, certificates (as applicable), for showing compliance to the above measures

  • Strategies to implement the green policy

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