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Green Building with Smart Glass

How glass can be used as a green building element? The green building concept was introduced in the construction industry as a step towards sustainable development. It gives framework for creating an environment friendly and sustainable space. It is a holistic approach of conserving biodiversity, achieving water and energy efficiency, reusing and recycling of materials

Green ‘energy’ makes business sense

A building which can function using an optimum amount of energy, consume less water, conserve natural resources, generate less waste and create spaces for healthy and comfortable living, as compared to conventional buildings, is a green building. Green building design is a practical and climate conscious approach to building design. Various factors, like geographical location,

Tata BlueScope Steel unveils solar module mounting solution

Tata BlueScope Steel announces the launch of its indigenous brand ILIOS, a solar module mounting solution to cater, to the increasing demand of the renewable energy sector in India. With ILIOS, TBSL would be addressing the demand for quality products under its flagship brand LYSAGHT, for both roof and ground mounting solutions. ILIOS comes with

Green advances in sanitary-ware

Highlighting some of the green, intelligent features of today’s sanitary-wares. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), bathroom is the biggest water wasting space in the home. With soaring temperatures and scarcity of water, it is the need of the hour to use fixtures and products that are environmentally conscious and help in conserving water.

Escorts CE aims to strengthen global presence

Escorts Construction Equipment has been doing well in the exports market, particularly on the backhoe loader front. Having captured a sizable market in Nepal in quick time and exporting regularly to Middle-East, the reach was expanded to Latin America and the same is planned for a big time ramp up. With contemporary hydraulics and drive

LGF SYSMAC offers advanced technology for window automation

LGF SYSMAC has been setting standards in quality, service and technology upgradation. Based in New Delhi, the company houses a team of highly skilled and efficient personnel who are dedicated to meet customer specific needs. The mainstream range of products being promoted includes state-of-the-art machinery for working on aluminium and UPVC profiles, panel saws for

K-Lite’s LED Bollards: Powerful Design, Powerful Light

K-Lite introduces efficient and cost-effective LED bollards with rotationally symmetrical illumination for ground surfaces. The photometric design of these luminaires is based on LED integrated with K-Lite’s precision reflector module. Consistent implementation of new technological developments combined with the highest technical and structural quality has resulted in these state-of-the-art luminaires. These luminaires are characterised by

MS polymer sealant for joint sealing in precast concrete building walls

The successful performance of a building exterior is frequently defined by its ability to keep rain and the elements outside, away from the building’s occupants. Precast concrete panels are relatively impermeable to water. Moisture will not penetrate through precast concrete panels. The joints between precast concrete panels or between panels and other building materials must

Anti-Swing Device for Rope Suspended Platforms

Considering a major shift from conventional and unsafe builder hoist to a more safe and reliable hoists, Spartan has been at the forefront to ban the unsafe builder hoist form the beginning. Spartan, with its rich experience in manufacturing hoists, has various models of passenger and material hoists. Aviator: The recently launched hoists series are

Monitoring bridges with access equipment

A discussion on role of access equipment for bridge inspection and maintenance There are thousands of old bridges in the country many of which are in dilapidated state needing immediate repairs. Therefore, special purpose vehicle in the form of access equipment can only be termed as the need of the hour. Sharing his views about