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GREEN YOUR SCHOOL

As with the previous years, this year’s IGBC event in Mumbai too had interesting contests for schools. Under the Green your school theme, the top prize for “Benefits to School and Society” was bagged by K.V.SEC. -2, R.K. PURAM, NEW DELHI. The responsibility to co-ordinate and initiate this contest in …

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Is rooftop the new age solar

The beauty of harnessing power from the sun is that it can be done anywhere, from abandoned deserts to rooftop spaces in metropolitan cities. However, India still lags behind many other countries in tapping this clean energy, even though blessed with abundant sun in most parts of the country. Aruna …

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Facing the Future:Alternative Energy and Fire Protection Engineering

The landscape for alternative energy technologies is rapidly changing. More and more consumers and businesses are turning to alternative energy sources and technologies. Developments in the field are proliferating at an ever-increasing rate, raising new questions about safety and reliability. These new applications are introducing different challenges for fire protection …

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Eastern Ranges: Climatic Responsive Township

Eastern Ranges by Phadnis Group is a premium range project spread on 18 acre land in Pune’s Keshavnagar, Mandhva. The modern township is situated within a distance of three to eight kilometers to prestigious hospitals, schools and shopping malls and entertainment destinations like multiplexes. The project has been developed with …

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Sustainability & affordability- together

VBHC (Value and Budget Housing Corporation) is a real estate firm in the business of affordable housing has completed its maiden project ‘Vaibhava’ in Bangalore. The firm which believes that Sustainable living is a lifestyle that attempts to reduce an individual’s or society’s use of the Earth’s natural resources and …

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Need of Codes and Standards

The plumbing and mechanical codes help protect the environment through safe plumbing and sanitation practices and also educate on water & air management and conservation of natural resources, says Lt. Gen (Retd) S. P. Sree Kumar, Director General, IAPMO India. The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) was …

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Thermax Solar Cooling System

Thermax has designed and commissioned the 100kw solar air-conditioning system at the Solar Energy Centre in Gurgaon, Haryana. In this innovative installation, for the first time in the world, Thermax has integrated a triple effect chiller and solar parabolic concentrators (collectors), both indigenously developed by the company. While conventional solar …

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TERI’s solar lanterns for kids

TERI in association with Noida based NGO, Gyan Shakti Vidyalaya, has distributed solar-powered LED lanterns to the under-privileged children of Yamuna Kahder, a spread between Noida & Chilla. Identifying the potential of solar energy to improve the living conditions of the poor households in India, TERI developed the Lighting a …

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Incentives for making Green Homes

The Government of Maharashtra is committed and has many plans to encourage Green Homes, by giving both financial and non-financial incentives to these projects. “We will give top priority in giving environmental clearances to green projects. We would be announcing reduction in the consent fees for buildings that follow green …

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Let there be light

Village Morabandar, a remote hamlet of about 30 homes on Gharapuri Island within the heart of Mumbai received the gift of light from MMRDA on December 20, 2010. The initiative of providing Solar LED lighting has been undertaken by MMRDA with support from the Science and Technology Park (STP), University …

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