Architecture as a hobby makes a retiree a bonafide eco-friendly builder

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It is not easy to leave the corporate world and try something out of the ordinary. Antony Raj worked in the corporate sector for many years. He stumbled upon the indigenous architecture techniques. Soon, he became fascinated with this unique technique and started to build eco-friendly homes in India. Let’s learn more about Antony Raj […]

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Can sustainable building materials reduce dependence on energy to run your home

Can sustainable building materials reduce dependence on energy to run your home wienerberger.in

Building a new home, or renovating your old one? Here’s your chance to implement eco-friendly designs and materials that reduce energy consumption and greenhouse emissions. Sustainable homes are not only great for the environment, but for your pocket as well in the long run. An efficient sustainable home is one that uses minimal energy to […]

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Current scenario of sustainable construction in India

Current scenario of sustainable construction in India

Global corporations have swung their interests in building sustainable commercial complexes. Which has led to an increase in sustainable building materials reaching to the masses. Ever since former US Vice President’s documentary on climate change “An Inconvenient Truth” cast a spell on us all, sustainable living has been endorsed by the developed world, and is […]

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World’s Best Environmental Projects are being awarded by Iran

The 16th Energy Globe World Awards held in conference centre of the Milad Tower rising over Tehran’s roofs was a successful event and is subjected as world’s most prestigious award for sustainability. Mrs. Masoumeh Ebtekar, Vice President Iran, referred in her speech to the importance of such awards for outstanding environmental projects and their implementation. This event is the starting signal […]

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Environment ministry is looking to simplify Green norms in real estate

Indian Real estate might witness a new year gift from the environment ministry as it is considering a major trimming of green code in building Bylaws and the national building code. Well, this trimming might allow builders to comply with only 12 to 24 environmental norms instead of 100 originally proposed. This will be now […]

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Resource Efficient Bricks: Building Blocks Of The Future

The Energy Research Institute, also known as TERI, organized a workshop on 4th of December, on the importance of Clay-fired, Resource Efficient Bricks (REBs) and discussed how the effective use of REBs can potentially go along way in creating a sustainable means of constructing buildings- both environment friendly and cost effective. The workshop took place […]

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Top Energy Efficient Green Buildings In India

Indian building stock is expected to reach 100 billion square feet compared to the existing 25 billion square feet, according to an estimation. Owing to our well-structured infrastructure industry, India is amongst the few countries spearheading the green building movement worldwide. India has over 2380 registered green building projects and over 60 LEED platinum certified constructions. In […]

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