Eco- Friendly Housing

Eco- Friendly Housing

Eco- Friendly Housing


Eco- Friendly Housing The building sector is the world’s largest contributor of global greenhouse gas emissions. More than 33% of global energy use is consumed in offices, homes, and other buildings. This figure is expected to double by 2030. It is imperative that new construction projects, and renovations to existing construction, are focused on eco-friendly building, which provides a low-cost means to battling climate change, reducing energy bills, and diminishing our reliance on fossil fuels. This paper will present the importance of urban planning in terms of eco-communities by discussing how building designs and materials can achieve energy neutrality. Consideration of climate must also figure prominently into eco-planning, emphasizing the most appropriate forms of renewable energy for the region.


From the foregoing discussions it may be observed that as housing shortage is assuming gigantic proportions in India, the significance of affordable housing technologies increase day by day. So does the responsibility of the government to put up a permanent mechanism for promotion of low cost housing technologies including housing materials as well as innovative methods of financing the low-income group. Apart from maintaining and increasing the fiscal and budgetary support to all the agencies connected the promotion affordable housing, it appears that promotion of ongoing research in the relevant fields has to be given added thrust by providing requisite financial support and physical infrastructure.
In view of the reasonable resilience of the Indian financial system in general and housing finance system in particular and favourable macroeconomic environment, it appears that through promotion of affordable housing in a big way, apart from a quantum jump in the standard of living of the masses, a very high level of economic development can be ensured. Thus, the prospects are quite good for the nation