Architecture that’s ecological and sustainable

Program planning, selection of site and design team, structure orientation, building systems design aid sustainable green construction. With the government offering subsidies and incentives to developers constructing green buildings, the construction industry in India is undertaking an array of green building projects. According to reports, over 4,300 projects are registered for green technology in the

Move towards changing architecture

Solar index of site location, architectural orientation, among key factors to be planned for ensuring maximum exposure for panels towards the south. Rooftop photovoltaic solar power (RTPV) systems have been around for over a decade in India. Initially, RTPV were only operated with the help of a battery, but over the last decade, there has

Beyond aesthetics: steel solutions for green buildings

Factors like recyclability, high- grade steel structures have led to wide acceptability of steel in areas ranging from industrial applications, to retail to infrastructure. Green building began as a movement back in the 1960’s over a growing concern over the energy crisis and pollution that was developing in the US and abroad. Although the green

Hikvision fortifies commitment towards security with FSAI Bravery Awards

FSAI Bravery Awards were given to four Bravehearts at the 6th Edition of PACC in Jaipur. The award is a prestigious recognition given for acts of bravery in extraordinary circumstances that are considered worthy of honour. The award winners were felicitated on September 8, 2018, coinciding with the 6th edition of Projects heads, Architects &

First greenfield airport in Kerala

Cochin International Airport – T3 interiors, designed by KGD, Bangalore in collaboration with KITCO is envisioned as a confluence of exotic cultural inheritance and rich natural heritage forming the gateway to traditional Kerala in a grand way. Each public area in the terminal is given a fine touch of this convergence by taking different architectural

Road construction: when thrust is on fuel efficiency

Equipment that saves energy as well as fuel while maintaining uptime, is the need of the hour. With the government implementing a multitude of big-ticket projects, roads and highways continue to be a strong growth driver for the construction equipment industry. However, ensuring timely completion of these projects not only entails the best quality output,

Energy efficiency driving tech innovation in HVAC

Companies like Hitachi working on cutting-edge technology in room AC, VRF, PAC, chiller, among other product categories. As the fight against climate change gains urgency, governments across the world are tightening regulations pertaining to safety of environment and energy efficiency for all kinds of equipment and appliances to check emissions. It is not surprising, then,

Expediting completion of construction projects

As India ushers into the era of Industrial Revolution 4.0, industry disruptors gaining prominence are driving the market. Precast is the industry disruptor in the construction field. With the leading construction companies ushering into precast, the competition of being one of the leading players in the market has already begun. Precast promises two of the

hansgrohe enhancing shower experience with PowderRain spray

Bathroom specialist hansgrohe has developed the new PowderRain spray which recreates the feeling of showering in nature. The innovative spray mode is featured in a new range of hansgrohe’s Raindance showers. PowderRain envelops the body in a warm protective cloak of water, a sensation achieved through its extremely fine spray of micro droplets. A single

PEC: Globicon Terminals receives platinum rating from IGBC

Globicon Terminals is a green and sustainable warehouse facility developed by International Cargo Terminal Pvt Ltd in village Khoproli, Uran taluk at Raigad district (Navi Mumbai). The project has received platinum rating from Indian Green Building Council (IGBC). The green initiatives of the project not only help in mitigating the overall environmental impact, but also