IGBC green townships rating system
This new Green Townships Rating System by IGBC addresses large developments like integrated townships and satellite cities says that at least 25% of the total built-up area in a township should be earmarked for residential use to qualify for certification.
IGBC Green Townships Rating System is a tool which enables the designer to apply green concepts and criteria, so as to reduce environmental impacts that are measurable. The rating system
is designed to address large developments and it is mandatory to include residential development as part of the township. Some typical examples of large scale developments are integrated townships, satellite cities, gated communities, campuses with multiple buildings etc. However, it is to be noted that the rating system is not applicable for individual buildings and land parcels.
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