Greenbuild India: EDGE Technical Workshop, Nov 1, India

  • 1 November 2017
  • Start time : 09:00 AM
  • End time : 05:30 PM
  • Event Location : India
Greenbuild India: EDGE Technical Workshop, Nov 1, India
Event Description

EDGE is a green building certification system focused on making buildings in over 130 emerging market countries more resource efficient. An innovation of IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, EDGE is a fast and easy to use mass market transformation tool.

It empowers developers and builders to quickly evaluate and compare estimated costs for design strategies targeting reductions in energy use, water use, and embodied energy in materials. As a global certification provider, Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) administers EDGE certification in over 120 countries around the world and is the exclusive certification provider for all EDGE buildings in India.

This workshop will help EDGE Project Teams understand the EDGE standard, utilize the software application, and navigate the certification process. It will also prepare EDGE Expert candidates to take the EDGE Exam.

GBCI Credit: 8

Learning Objectives:

Gain an overview of EDGE and the certification process
Learn how to complete the EDGE self-assessment tool
Understand how energy, water, and materials efficiency strategies impact cost, savings and building performance
Learn best practices around bringing EDGE to the market

  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Priyanka Kochhar
      Title: Regional Manager
      Organization: GBCI

      Priyanka is responsible for business development and capacity building of the EDGE and other platforms in India. Priyanka is driving strategic partnerships, outreach, communication, capacity building, education and policy interface for implementation of sustainable habitat through the EDGE and other platforms across India.

      She has served on the Board of UNEP Sustainable Building Climate Initiative (SBCI) and its Advocacy Committee as the youngest member and was the first Rockefellar Young LEADer. An architect by qualification, she has served on several committees established by the Government of India, led research projects on resource efficiency in the built environment and have numerous publications to her credit.

      Deepak Gulati
      Title: Certification Team Lead
      Organization: Green Business Certification Inc.

      In his role as Certification Team Lead at Green Business Certification Inc., Deepak leads a team of certification reviewers and himself performs technical reviews for compliance with WELL, LEED and EDGE standards. He is also involved in conducting onsite performance compliance verification and testing for assessor-based certification programs, EDGE and WELL. He provides technical customer service support and assists in conceiving and developing improvements to the certification review process. Before joining GBCI, Deepak has worked with AECOM as a Sustainability Consultant.

      Deepak is a trainer for EDGE Auditor program. He is a LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP and a USGBC Faculty.
  • Event type
    • Training

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