Industry Analysis Archive

Technology trends for high-rise

An analysis on the key trends that are evolving the high-rise building space. High-rise buildings are an integral part of modern urban environments. The key factor for planning a high rise is manufacturing and flexibility. Tall buildings are the leading symbols of the skylines of big cities and are turning out to be ever more

10 energy efficient building materials

Use of the sustainable material is a part of the sustainable development. Here we feature some of the most significant energy efficient building material. Green buildings are ageless in the true sense. Green buildings are referred to as sustainable, intelligent, and reduced ecological footprint buildings. These buildings adopt building materials that increase energy efficiency and

Gen2 elevators to support ‘green’ growth

A smart elevator is a connected elevator capable of communicating with passengers, building managers, service staff and other building systems to improve the passenger experience. Sebi Joseph, President, Otis India According to industry forecast, the construction industry is expected to grow by 6-7 per cent, in line with the GDP. “While, we expect the real

Toshiba elevating modern building infra

There is massive emphasis on the development of construction industry in India, especially the infrastructure sector. Real estate sector too is experiencing a positive transition and transparency owing to recent regulatory government reforms which include real estate (regulation and development) Act 2016 and introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST). Junichi Kyushima, MD, TJEI says,

Elevator industry upbeat on affordable housing

New construction technologies are aiming towards maximising the use of renewable resources and minimising carbon footprint. Bharat Vishnani, Managing Director, Thyssenkrupp Elevator (India) The government’s plan of 100 smart cities holds a lot of promise and expectations for everyone who is connected with this directly or indirectly and shall surely deliver the right impetus to

Jyotitech brings solar power to homes

Jyotitech Solar wants to capitalise on the emerging trends in rooftop solar business by providing complete rooftop solutions in 5 KW to 1,000 KW space for residential, commercial spaces and industries. Shailesh Patni, Head – Sales and Marketing, Jyotitech Solar LLP Solar sector in India is all set for a leap. What role Jyotitech plans

Constructible BIM helps minimise construction waste and increase sustainability

BIM gives access to automatically calculated data useful for environmental and heat-loss analysis, such as floor and surface areas and building volumes. Paul Wallett, Regional Director, Trimble Solutions, India and Middle East The recent performance of the construction industry is in two broad ways, first is the government’s push to develop infrastructure in India, and

India is going digital, so must construction: Bentley

Up to 60 per cent of time is saved by using digital workflow applications, reducing project costs. Aidan Mercer, Industry Marketing Director, AEC, Bentley India has the potential, like so many other countries to develop strategies for “Going Digital” to deliver more. India, going digital could hold the key, in part, to the “Digital India”

Retrofit outdated buildings to improve performance: Schneider

A big trend in the construction industry today is retrofitting outdated buildings with more advanced structures. Shrinivas Chebbi Vice President, India and SAARC, Eco Buildings and Partner Projects Schneider Electric Technology is constantly evolving and rapidly changing the landscape of many different industries. However, Shrinivas Chebbi, VP, India and SAARC, Eco Buildings & Partner Projects

Reduce dependence on fossil fuels using energy-efficient tech: Danfoss

Over the years, stakeholders across the board have seen the adverse effects of climate change and now realise the importance of reducing our dependence on fossil fuels. Ravichandran Purushothaman, President, Danfoss India The global construction industry is projected to grow from $8.5 trillion in 2015 to $10.3 trillion in 2020. India is expected to account