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Thermal imaging camera for damp diagnosis

While invasive testing methods may sometimes be necessary to determine the source and extent of damp problems in buildings, there is a variety of frontline tools to assist in the initial diagnosis. Electronic moisture meters, surface thermometers, hygrometers and data loggers all have their part to play. For experts like …

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The Dynamics of FM

John Ringness, SFP, MRICS, is Chief Facilities Officer for Kohinoor Group, Mumbai. Last month, he reviewed the first two elements of Sustainable Facility Management – People, and Property. Covered in this issue are the remaining two aspects – Process, and Technology. As mentioned in the previous article, it is appropriate …

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The Real-estate Scene Today

Indian real estate tends to be attractive due to its strong economic fundamentals and demographic factors. Not surprisingly, with realty development reaching a point of saturation in developed countries, global real estate players are looking at India for tapping opportunities in the real estate. The country’s realty sector though riddled …

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The Dynamics of FM

One hundred new Smart Cities in India. 250 million people relocating to the Indian urban centres (McKinsey Global Institute report). By 2020, India’s urbanization investment requirement of $1 trillion. With such large sale prospective development in the near future, India’s Facility Managers need to be ready and equipped for managing …

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Stone Care & Maintenance

Tenax SpA headquartered in Italy is a leading manufacturer & supplier of stone related materials such as resins, abrasives, diamond cutting tools, polishes among others. The Company, over the years has reinforced its global presence with seven foreign branches that contribute to the worldwide distribution of products. Arshaan Anees National …

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High Technology Air-purifiers

Sharp India introduces air purifier equipped with Plasmacluster Ion Technology. The system creates forest fresh air by generating the same level of positive & negative ions found in natural environments like forest, resorts, parks which in the process create Hydroxyl Radical (called Nature’s Detergent) thus killing harmful substances not only …

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AnUrban Experiment Auroville

Founded in the year 1968, Auroville near Pondicherry in South of India is an international township recognized by the Government of India under special Act of the Parliament passed in 1988. The city is governed by an autonomous institution, the Auroville Foundation. Auroville is guided by its own Charter laid …

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Mechanized parking a necessity

Sieger Parking is a part of Sieger Spintech Equipments Pvt Ltd, one of India’s leading companies in the textile automation industry domain for past two decades. With a world-class manufacturing facility in Coimbatore, Sieger parking is company’s latest vertical. Managing Director of Sieger Parking, G. Radhakrishnan speaks to Buildotech about …

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Barrier Boom more than just a design

To an ordinary observer a barrier is just a blocking element that opens and closes. Magnetic Autocontrol with the introduction of MHTM MicroDrive barrier series brings a lot more to the product. The MHTM MicroDrive barriers have an angled instead of straight boom, as is customary in the industry. This …

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Secure and Comfortable Living

Home automation considered a niche segment, few years back is getting smarter and affordable. Initial technologies focused on security and utility management, but newer all-in-one systems give homeowner real-time control over almost all the systems in the house while at home or away. The latest in line are Smartphone Apps …

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