Leading Industry Giants Unveil Cutting-Edge Green Products at IGBC’s Green Building Congress 2023

Chennai, November 25, 2023: The Green Building Congress 2023, an annual flagship conference on Green Built Environment organized by Indian Green Building Council today successfully came to conclusion in the city. As part of the sessions organized on day 3, IGBC also hosted an exclusive event to showcase key green products and technologies, which were recently launched by the companies across industry sectors like paint, glass, cooling systems, valves and more. The three day event witnessed participation of several thousands including professionals and homeowners. 

Nippon Paint, Saint Gobain, Lehry Valves, Johnson Controls, and Vertiv, renowned leaders driving sustainable solutions in their respective domains, came together to showcase their latest innovations for the adoption of green built environment at the Indian Green Building Council’s Green Building Congress 2023. This three-day annual event, set to be a milestone in the sustainability calendar, brings together experts, innovators, and industry leaders to explore and promote environmentally conscious practices in construction and design. 

Mr Sanjay Jude, Director-BD & Strategy, Lehry Valves, launched India’s first no-lead ball valves that are safe for families and that are low on maintenance, at the event. During the same, Mr Mahesh Anand, President, Decorative Paint Division & Additional Director at Nippon Paint (India) Private Limited showcased Nippon’s latest sage and hygienic indoor paint, Nippon Aircare VG and Thermal Comfort solutions, a heat reluctant coating. Following this,  Mr Venugopal, Manager -Design & Sustainability, Saint Gobain, unveiled details about the company’s latest innovation, India’s first low-carbon glass. The event concluded with Mr Sivakumar Selva Ganapathy, VP- Open Blue India Software Engineering &APAC Solutions, and Mr Rahul Dey, Senior Product Manager, Vertiv also sharing insights about green data and  software developments in sustainability space. Similar to this, several other unique technologies and products were also showcased that were appreciated by the participants. 

Sharing his views on the occasion, Mr. Gurmit Singh Arora, National Chairman, Indian Green Building CouncilWe are thrilled to welcome industry leaders such as Nippon Paint, Saint Gobain, Lehry Valves, Johnson Controls, and Vertiv to the Green Building Congress 2023. Their commitment to showcasing innovative green products aligns seamlessly with our mission at IGBC to promote sustainable practices within the construction industry.”

Adding to this, Mr. Ajit Kumar Chordia, Chairman, Indian Green building Council, Chennai Chapter said “The diverse range of eco-friendly solutions presented by these top companies at our Green Building Congress 2023  not only exemplifies their dedication to environmental responsibility but also contributes significantly to the advancement of green building technologies. As we collectively strive to create a more sustainable built environment, their participation underscores the pivotal role of collaboration and innovation in shaping a greener future for us all”.

The Green Building Congress is a pivotal platform dedicated to fostering dialogue and collaboration towards sustainable building practices. With a focus on environmental responsibility, energy efficiency, and resource conservation, the event serves as a hub for the exchange of ideas and solutions that will shape the future of the construction industry. The congress facilitates networking opportunities and knowledge-sharing sessions, providing a comprehensive overview of the latest trends and advancements in green building technologies.

The three-day international conference and parallel three- day Expo showcased low carbon green building technologies, products & solutions. With over 1000+ products on display, visitors at the expo experienced  innovative products like Green Lighting, Green AC, Green paints and solutions for existing and new green projects. These retro fittings and energy efficient appliances aim to not only reduce maintenance costs but also enhance health and well-being and improve quality of life.

About the Indian Green Building Council: IGBC was established by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in 2001 to actively promote the Green Building concept in India. The council is represented by all stakeholders of the construction industry comprising corporate, government, and nodal agencies, architects, product manufacturers, institutions, and more. The council also closely works with governments, the World Green Building Council, and bilateral and multilateral agencies in promoting green building concepts in India.  With a Green Building footprint of 10.42 billion sq ft, and with over 11,586+ projects adopting IGBC’s 34 rating systems, the Green Building movement in India has been advancing at a rapid pace and transforming India, into one of the global leaders in green built environment. IGBC’s current stakeholder ecosystem consists of 29 Local Chapters across the nation, 6880+ Accredited Professionals (IGBC APs), and 360+ student chapters. Tamil Nadu Green building statistics: 742 registered green building projects, equivalent to 465 million Sq ft of green building footprint.

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