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IGBC Green Landscapes

IGBC has set up the Green Landscape Core Committee to develop the pilot rating programme. This committee comprised of key stakeholders including architects, landscape architects, builders, consultants, developers, horticulturist, academicians, botanist and industry representatives. The varied experience and professions of the committee members brings in a holistic perspective in the process of developing the rating programme.

Features

IGBC Green Landscape Rating System is a voluntary and consensus based programme. The rating system has been developed based on practices and technologies that are presently available. The objective of IGBC Green Landscape Rating System is to facilitate creation of comfortable and evironmentally friendly landscape for people. rating system is evolved so as to be comprehensive and at the same time user-friendly. The programme is fundamentally designed to enhance quality of life for users and address national priorities. The rating programme uses well accepted National standards. Wherever local or National standards are not available, appropriate international benchmarks have been considered.



Benefits

Green Landscapes can have tremendous benefits, both tangible and intangible. The most tangible benefits are the reduction in potable water, better handling of waste and energy efficiency. Intangible benefits include a serene experience for the user, enhanced biodiversity and protection & enriching of top soil.

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Overview

The project team can evaluate all the possible points to apply under the rating system using a suitable checklist. The project can apply for IGBC Landscapes certification if it can meet all mandatory requirements and achieve the minimum required points.

       - Site Selection and Planning
       - Selection of Species for Landscape
       - Material Selection
       - Health & Well being
       - Water Conservation
       - Energy Efficiency
       - Operation and Maintainance
       - Innovation & Design Process

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Scope

IGBC Green Landscape Rating System is a measurement system designed for rating new and existing parks/gardens, which are broadly classified into two categories:

1. Small parks/gardens (< 5 acres)
2. Large parks/gardens (> 5 acres)

Landscape facilities in Airport/ Amusement Parks/ Botanical Garden/ Campus/ Clubs/ Commercial/ Community parks/ Convention centre/ Film cities & similar facilities/ Golf course/ Government offices/ Guest houses/ Heritage sites/ Hospitals/ Hotels/ Industrial/ Institutional/ IT parks/ Memorial Parks/ Residential/ Resorts/ Retail/ SEZ's and Temples can apply the rating tool.

The park/ garden should be a single parcel of land, and it cannot be in multiple pockets, beyond the site boundary.

In general, any landscapes (private or public) which can meet the mandatory requirements and minimum credit requirements can apply. Various levels of certification are awarded based on the total points earned.

When to use IGBC Green Landscapes

IGBC Green Landscape Rating System is designed both for existing and new landscapes. The project team can evaluate all the possible points to apply under the rating system using a checklist. The project can apply for IGBC Green Landscape, certification if it can meet all mandatory requirements and achieve the minimum required points.

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Certification Levels

The guidelines detailed under each mandatory requirement & credit enables the design and construction of green landscapes of all sizes and types. Different levels of certification are awarded based on the total credits earned. However, every Green Landscape should meet certain mandatory requirements, which are non-negotiable.

The threshold criteria for certification/pre-certification levels are as under:

Certification Level Small Parks- area less than 5 acres Large Parks- area greater than 5 acres Recognition
Certified 45 - 53 50 - 59 Best Practices
Silver 54 - 62 60 - 69 Outstanding Performance
Gold 63 - 71 70 - 79 National Excellence
Platinum 60 - 75 72 - 90 Global Leadership


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Fee Structure (effective from 1 January 2016)

Registration Fee (Rs)

For Commercial & Industrial Projects Fee For Government, Residential, Institutional, NGO Projects Fee
IGBC Members 25,000 15,000
Non members 30,000 20,000

Certification Fee (Rs)

Certification Fee Less than 5 Acres 5 to 50 Acres Greater than 50 Acres
Fixed rate Based on sq.m Fixed rate
For Commercial & Industrial Projects
Founding Members 100,000 Rs. 100,000 + Rs. 4000 per additional acre over & above 5 acres 280,000
Annual Members 110,000 Rs. 110,000 + Rs. 4000 per additional acre over & above 5 acres 300,000
Non-members 120,000 Rs. 120,000 + Rs. 4000 per additional acre over & above 5 acres 310,000
For Government, Residential, Institutional, NGO Projects
Founding Members 45000 Rs. 45,000 + Rs. 4000 per additional acre over & above 5 acres 225,000
Annual Members 55,000 Rs. 50,000 + Rs. 4000 per additional acre over & above 5 acres 235,000
Non-members 65,000 Rs. 60,000 + Rs. 4000 per additional acre over & above 5 acres 240,000

* Fee is exclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST)
* Registration and Certification fee are non-refundable
* Membership discounts can be availed only if the Project Owner or Developer is a
  member of IGBC
Payment Details:

* Payment can be done either through Online and Offline options. Online payment mode includes Debit Card, Credit Card and Net Banking. Offline payment mode includes Demand Draft and Cheque.
* In case, the payment is through Cheque / Demand Draft, the Cheque / Demand Draft should be drawn in favor of 'Confederation of Indian Industry' payable at Hyderabad and couriered it to the following address:

M Raghu
Director
Confederation of Indian Industry
CII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre
Survey No. 64, Kothaguda Post, Near Hi-tech City
Ranga Reddy District, Hyderabad - 500 084
Tel: +91 (40) 44185132 / 133
Mobile: +91 9789087697

* For RTGS transactions, our bank account details are appended below:

Account Holder Name: Confederation of Indian Industry
Bank Name: ICICI Bank Ltd
Beneficiary Bank Account Number: 004005011896
Branch Code: 0040
MICR Code: 500229003
IFS/NEFT Code: ICIC0000040

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Contact Us

For more details, please contact:

Sri Rekha
Counsellor
Email Id: rekha.mavulati@cii.in
Phone number: +91(40) 4418 5113

Satya Aruna
Executive Officer
Email Id: satya.aruna@cii.in
Phone number: +91(40) 4418 5127

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