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Green Homes or Sustainable Housing is an approach that includes household systems that reduce pressure on natural resources and carbon emissions, thus resulting in human wellbeing, social equity, and green economy. Besides energy efficient buildings, it also includes eco-friendly practices for water and waste management systems such as rainwater harvesting, and waste/wastewater recycling. Green homes are more than just green buildings - they reflect a sustainable lifestyle based on eco-friendly systems and behavior. Under the Switch Asia call of European Union, the program aims to fulfill the increasing demand for goods and services ultimately reducing exploitation of natural resources, toxic…

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What is Green Homes?

Green Homes – the Sustainable Housing is an initiative that promotes housing systems which reduce pressure on natural resources and carbon emissions, thus resulting in human wellbeing, social equity, and promotion of green economy. Energy efficiency in buildings, eco-friendly practices for water and waste management at household level such as rainwater harvesting, and waste/ wastewater recycling. Green homes are more than just green buildings – they reflect a sustainable lifestyle based on eco-friendly systems and behavior.

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Recent News

Training People on Sustainable and Safer Building Construction

September 18, 2015

18 Sept 2015 | A total of 63 local masons were trained on sustainable and safer building construction in the aftermath of damages due to earthquake [...]

Rebuilding Nepal

September 9, 2015

THE BUSINESS OF SUSTAINABLE, ECO-FRIENDLY, DISASTER-PROOF CONSTRUCTION September 6 2015, Nivida Lamichhane | All would agree that the twin quakes [...]

‘Greening the Re-building’

August 24, 2015

August 24, 2015, The three-day long exhibition on ‘Sustainable and Safer Housing Technologies’ concluded with an overwhelming number of visitors [...]

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Achievements
5 Components of Green Home

Green Construction Materials

Utilizing solar or other alternative energy that are cleaner and selection of energy efficient equipments and appliances, and practicing energy saving practices.

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Passive Solar Design

Utilizing natural light, heat and ventilation while wisely designing the houses using locational advantage helps to reduce energy conservation, create healthy environment

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Energy Efficiency

Utilizing solar and other alternative energy that are cleaner and selection of energy efficient equipments and appliances, and practicing energy saving practices.

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Water Conservation

Rain water harvesting, recharge and judicious use of water giving less stress to water sources

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Waste Management

3R for solid waste management, recycling and reusing of grey water and utilizing by-products of waste materials.

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