Enhancment of Estidama Pearl Rating of a Retail Store and Energy Centre Using Sustainable Solutions
Sneha Sanjay

Sneha Sanjay, Department of Civil Engineering, Karunya Institute of Technology & Sciences, Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), India.
Manuscript received on 20 February 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 11 March 2019 | Manuscript Published on 08 June 2019 | PP: 781-786 | Volume-7 Issue-5S4, February 2019 | Retrieval Number: E11610275S419/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: The main concept of environmentally sustainable buildings is its design that offers minimal environmental impact with maximum human comfort. This paper presents a more green and sustainable retail store and energy centre of an arena by changing its Estidama Pearl Rating from 2 to Estidama Pearl Rating 3 in its design stage, thereby increasing its points from the already existing 75 points to 85 points. The points are achieved by modifying and improving the design, materials, efficiency, facilities and thermal comfort under credit sections of the Estidama Pearl Rating System such as Integrated Development Process, Livable Outdoors and Stewarding Materials of the structure. Furthermore, the cost analysis for each credit point is also provided.
Keywords: Pearl Rating, Sustainable Building, Material, Cost.
Scope of the Article: Energy Efficient Building Technology