“Project Solarise” A Bold And Innovative Step Towards Sustainable Housing Development

Project Solarise, Sustainable Housing Development, Solar Energy, Energy-Efficiency, Team Shunya, IIT-B

“Fully Solar Powered and Zero Electricity” – This well describes the idea of the students of Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, (IIT-B). Yes, “Project Solarise” is a home that runs 100% on solar power, this housing project is truly one bold and innovative step towards sustainable housing development. The net-positive energy house was inaugurated by […]

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Waste Materials – How Turning Into A Useful Construction Material?

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. True! But can trash turn into a benefit for the environment? Building with Waste – compiles some of the construction materials that are entirely or partly made out of waste materials. According to the book, people must be following the practice of using cheap, durable and green building […]

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How Is IoT Impacting The Construction Industry?

Several industries including manufacturing, healthcare, and transportation use the Internet of Things (IoT) solutions to boost productivity, streamline business processes and most importantly cut operating costs, and the Global Construction industry which is estimated to be worth $10.3 trillion by 2020 (Source), is no exception. The IoT is actually making noteworthy changes to this industry […]

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Green architects – their importance and benefits

Today, architecture finds itself at a crossroad. Building materials and new construction, along with the operation and maintenance of buildings, account for a considerable sum of the total greenhouse gas emissions. Knowing this reality, architects are supposed to carry the responsibility of building properties without deteriorating the planet’s environmental structure or depleting its resources any […]

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Easy Practices That Can Be Followed By Every Household To Save Water

Water conservation is the need of the hour because it is a very essential component for life and is indispensable for sustenance. Hence, the management, usage and conservation of water is vital for human beings and for environment and crops as well. As there is a pressing gap between the seasonal accessibility and the equitable […]

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