Jain University, in collaboration with Indian Green Building Council (IGBC), announced the launch of a 2 year M. Tech programme in Building Science and Technology (with specialization in Green Technology). This 4 semester programme with an intake of 18 seats will commence in 2014, according to a release.
The modules covered are Environmental and Sustainable Engineering, Green Technology, Carbon footprint and Measurement for all building types, Modern Materials, Construction and Characterization, Life Cycle Assessment and Materials Selection, Building Rating Systems with case studies, Retrofitting of buildings, Renewable Energy, besides others. The pedagogy and the curriculum have been designed, keeping in view the professional demand for cutting edge technology solutions to address the sustainability challenges.
Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) is a part of CII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre and is involved in promoting Green Building concept in India. The Council is represented by all stakeholders of construction industry, comprising of Corporate, Government and Nodal Agencies, Architects, Product manufacturer, Institutions, etc. The vision of the Council is to support India to become one of the world’s leaders in Green Buildings by 2015.