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Pragyan ’19 set to celebrates technology

Pragyan, NIT Trichy has served as a thriving platform for the expression of science, technology and managerial ventures over the years. Pragyan 2019 is on its path to guide it through the prism of enriching experiences with the theme ‘Spectrum’. This edition will be presented by Larsen and Toubro, co-presented by Times Now, fuelled by

Sustainable design prevents depletion of resources

Architecture and design play a crucial role in creating any human settlement respecting solar movement, natural resources and material application. Energy efficiency can serve as a stepping stone for green growth, eco-efficiency, and sustainable development. A well-conceived energy efficiency strategy enables to improve living standards. An energy-efficient building reduces maintenance and utility costs, also improving

Budget 2019: more power to infra

Budget 2019-20 unveiled an array of reforms for the construction sector rekindling hopes for boom this year. The government has not only revitalised its vision for the infrastructure sector but has also strengthened its commitment to promote renewable energy. While real estate was going through a tough time after post GST and RERA introduction, the

Curiosity drives design innovation

Keeping sustainability as the focal point of its design process, Blocher Partners India is trying to bring simple, timeless architecture to its customers by incorporating ideas of sustainability. The architecture firm seeks to provide comfortable space for users while using minimum energy. Principal Architect and Managing Director, Hartmut Wurster discussed vital elements in the design

Weatherproof your roof with Tremco waterproofing solutions

Tremco India Private Limited, brings together solutions for complete waterproofing of various structures. Our solutions cater to buildings, infrastructure as well as industrial structures. Some of the key waterproofing systems for roofs that Tremco offers are: Cool Roof Waterproofing Our AlphaGuardMT is a fluid-applied roofing system that can turn your older but still functional roof

Rise in cooling demand calls for smart solutions

HVAC systems consume about 40-50 per cent of energy in buildings, and even a minimum saving of energy in the system contributes to the optimisation of building. The majority of power needs of the country are being met by thermal power plants running on coal leading to higher particulate emissions resulting in air pollution. Nearly,

Digitisation, IoT to make energy affordable

Digitisation enables gradual change in asset performance management, operator’s empowerment making enterprises and facilities more agile to adapt to varying operating conditions. Shrinivas Chebbi, President- Buildings Business, Schneider Electric told Shashi Kumar Sharma of ACE Update how digitisation maximises comfort and energy efficiency in buildings.. How aware is the Indian market for efficient use of

Hub for sports and more

Bhavnagar Sports Complex by Shashi Prabhu & Associates is a world-class stadium complex with international and Olympics standards tailor-fit for catering to all the needs of players. The design and construction of this complex was completed in time within a record period of 24 months. Recently, the 69th National Basketball tournament was held at Bhavnagar

High-strength makes structures trustworthy

Mechanical stress, environmental conditions and durability are key considerations while manufacturing. Adhesives and sealants play a cogent role when it comes to advancing the longevity and strengthening of a structure. Adhesives are used basis their holding and bonding power and are materials that possess high tensile strength. Whereas, sealants have the ability to fill gaps

thyssenkrupp bags high-speed elevator project

thyssenkrupp announced its first project to install six m/s high-speed elevators in 244 metre high-rise project – Ruparel Ariana, developed by Ruparel Realty, in Parel, Mumbai. thyssenkrupp will install nine elevators, seven units of TE-HP (high performance) 61, out of which 5 elevator units are with 6 m/s speed with 70 stops and a travel