Real Estate Sector - A propeller of Green Jobs in India
Real estate companies in India are looking for
energy efficiency and green building professionals. This step towards a greener
tomorrow by these companies will rapidly increase the growth of Green Jobs in
India. The year that went by was not so good as far as the green industry is
concerned because the world concentrating on other global issues. However,
problems like global warming, rise in oil prices and energy crisis will ensure
that this industry has a great future.
The move of developers towards building green
buildings will not only be helpful from the planet point of view but is also
economical given the rising energy costs. LEED certified buildings command a
higher valuation and rentals which also drives the real estate promoters
towards green buildings. Home buyers also look up to developers taking such
Buildings account for a huge percentage of
energy consumption and account for 38% of the total carbon emissions worldwide.
They use massive amount of resources in their construction and maintenance and
are even responsible for a majority of solid waste.
How Green Buildings are better than Ordinary
Green Buildings are constructed and designed
keeping the following things in mind:
1. Efficient energy usage and use of renewable
3. Environmentally preferable construction
4. Waste and Toxic reduction
5. Indoor air flow and quality
6. Sustainable development and growth.
According to Jones Lang LaSalle, there will be
a demand for around 1,000 energy and sustainability professionals. The area is
currently pre-dominated by engineers and architects, but will attract people
from more diverse fields as this field grows and with the introduction of the
LEED Green Associate accreditation more professionals from diverse backgrounds
are keen to consider this as their career option.