Cutting Carbon & Cutting Energy

Recent studies have estimated that by 2025 India’s construction market is expected to be the third largest in the world and this could lead to the primary energy demand growing by 2.3 times in the next two decades. Residential and commercial buildings currently account for over 35 percent of the t

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Effective & Innovative Facade Systems for Residences

Minimalistic and simplistic façade design incorporated with façade systems which are current and energy efficient are paramount factors when dealing with residences. The integrated design approach of combining both aesthetics and functionality helps in developing the architectural form and give ri

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Solar Shading & Ventilation Solutions for Curtain Walls

It is a challenge to fit suitable ventilation or solar shading system to every type of project. Curtain wall systems are one of those new building trends, where standard solutions won’t do. The challenge is to look for a solution using its urge for innovation and creativity. A driven ‘Project te

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Shaping the Future for Tomorrow’s Wellbeing

Mahatma Gandhi once famously remarked, ‘Mother Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed’. Do you know that at the rate of destruction that we are in today, there won’t be any trees left for Koala bears to cling on, no forest for elephants to graze, n

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What is Rain Water Harvesting?

The process of accumulation and storage of rain water into a catchment area for further use is known as Rain Water Harvesting. This water can be used for irrigation, cleaning, gardening, indoor heating for houses and other domestic use, it is not suitable for drinking without proper water treatment.

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What are Sustainable Building Materials?

Sustainable Building materials play a very important role in creating Green or Sustainable buildings.  They help in improving the functions of the building and its occupants and is in coordination with the climate and natural site conditions around. Sustainable buildings drastically help in reduci

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What is a Green Building?

A Green Building is a built space that helps in being conscious towards the natural environment around the site and optimizing the maximum potential of the building. A Green Building prevents the unnecessary wastage of energy and the wastage of our precious natural resources. We are progressing at

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the meaning of Carbon Footprint?

Carbon Footprint is the emission of a set of Greenhouse gases mainly Carbon di oxide by human beings, their organizations and their activities. The most common man made greenhouse gas is Carbon dioxide and footprint implies the impact that these gases have on our planet. Carbon dioxide is primarily

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What is the Need for Sustainability in Design?

Sustainability in design is a very important factor in preserving the environment and restoring the ecological balance which is getting affected by pollution, construction, cutting down of trees and deforestation. With the economic progress across the globe there becomes an increased need of constru

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Sustainable Real Estate In India – A Pale Shade Of Green

ShubhranshuPani, Managing Director Strategic Consulting, JLL India In the last decade, there has been a lot of focus on and interest in green commercial buildings from global and Indian corporates. This increasing interest has led to an accelerated availability of green building products, services a

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