Chennai ranks fourth among Indian cities with 313 projects for going green
With the Central government announcing smart cities mission, there is an increased focus on adopting green initiatives. Chennai is already home for 88 certified eco-friendly buildings, of which 21 received platinum grade which is the highest category rating.
Green Evolution, a sustainable architecture firm, says that Chennai is seeing a substantial increase in green projects since the bigger green building projects (above 20,000 sq. ft.) obtain the environmental clearance if they get a green building certification.
En3 Solution, a green building consultancy, mentioned that there is a 25% savings in the operational cost of green building.
Chennai has the first platinum rated green home in Madipakkam.