We are back again with the another Flashback this Monday, This week we are featuring the Sustainable Architecture of 20th Century “The Super Tree Grooves” Indian heritage is rich with architectural designs that promote space, an aura of freedom, power, and reverence. This time on visiting Singapore, we happened to…Continue Reading Monday Flashback – Super Tree Grooves, Singapore !
Recently we have seen smog of Delhi is in Headlines in all news channels and other news mediums, but we really identified what is the actual cause of this Pollution ? Buildings nearly contribute 70 % directly and Indirectly for creating the pollution in the city. As per the National…Continue Reading How Buildings has Contributed in Delhi’s Pollution!
Waterless urinals are the urinals which does not consume water and are water efficient Water Savings. Toilets and urinals account for about half of a typical building’s water consumption. In the United States, almost five billion gallons of water are used every day to flush urinals and toilets, according to the Environmental…Continue Reading Benefits of Waterless urinals over traditional urinals!
The festival of light and delight is finally here and everyone is in high spirits to celebrate Diwali. Every year, this festival is celebrated with great zeal and excitement by one and all. However, many people think that it is perfectly alright to turn this celebration into the festivities of…Continue Reading Make this Diwali, Green-Wali by following eco friendly ways
New research suggests that the greatest pollutants of office air are humans, who unwittingly carry and disperse unhealthful volatile compounds by wearing deodorant — and even by breathing. How do humans negatively affect office air quality? There is a lot of concern about the negative effects of air pollution on health. Exposure…Continue Reading let us understand how we are affecting the Air quality of our workspace
Quality versus cost is not about being fancy and always buying the most expensive version of everything or being cheap and always buying the least expensive version of things. It’s about making sure what you buy lasts as long as possible so you don’t have to spend more money constantly replacing the…Continue Reading Need to reduce the impact of Cost on Quality of Construction
In early 2017, Visaka Industries has made a cement board named, ‘V-Next,’ which would go on to form the base of ATUM. “We developed this board using fly ash, cement and recycled cement bags. It is strong and can be easily substituted for plywood, gypsum boards and sand/water-based construction materials, and…Continue Reading Atum-The Solar Roof – Various applications of a hybrid roof !
We are in the 21st Century today, where we utilize all the advanced technologies and yet, if you go out into rural India, you find a totally different scenario. Rural India has a lot of undiscovered wealth. If you look at the current scenario in the villages, you find that…Continue Reading Meet the Young innovators who created the briquetting machine to manage the agri waste
Insulation refers to an energy savings measure, which provides resistance to heat flow. Naturally, heat flows from a warmer to a cooler space. By insulating a house, one can reduce the heat loss in buildings in cold weather or climate, and reduce the heat surplus in warmer weather or climate.…Continue Reading How Insulation contributes in saving the energy of a Building ?
India is home to 18 percent of the total world’s population, but it has access to only 4 percent of the world’s freshwater resources. Reports by the think-tank of the Indian government i.e. NITI Aayog states – India is facing the vilest water crisis in its history. This 2018 report…Continue Reading Let us check some Water Harvesting Methods from our Ancient Times !
What we do and how we do it? If you still don’t know what exactly we do, well don’t worry here you will understand what we are doing here and how we do it. What we do? Econaur is India’s first online aggregator platform which provides one stop solutions for…Continue Reading How Econaur is contributing to making Sustainable Buildings
According to the United Nations definition, agricultural wastes are waste produced as a result of various agricultural operations. It includes manure, wastes from poultry houses and slaughterhouses; harvest waste; fertilizer run-off from fields; pesticides that enter into water, air or soils; and salt and silt drained from fields.Also, the quantity…Continue Reading Tools To Tackle the Waste -“Solution To Farm Fires”
Construction and infrastructure development are growth engines for all economies, including India’s. It is estimated that India will spend $432bn by 2030 on infrastructure development as its seeks to improve the quality of lives for its citizens and leverage its abundant resources. Further, it is estimated that 70 percent of…Continue Reading Glazed Iso Balls: The Building Material that keeps the Building Roof Cool
Buildings and construction are responsible for 39% of global energy-related carbon emissions. World Green Building Week, taking place from September 23 to 29, this year aims to raise awareness of the carbon emissions from all stages of a building’s lifecycle. ECONAUR is Celebrating the Green Building week and the campaigns…Continue Reading Celebrate Green Building week from 23rd Sept to 29th Sept with Econaur!
Energy Efficiency in Buildings With the current rate of urbanization and the subsequent increase in energy demand, energy efficiency in buildings has a significant role to play in contributing to energy security in developing countries. Energy consumption patterns can be substantially reduced by energy conserving measures, particularly during the phase…Continue Reading Steps taken by Government of India in Promoting Energy Efficient Buildings
A recent question posed by our user — is a brick building more sustainable? While this may seem a simple enough question, the answers are really not as straight forward. It is true, the first thing that occurs in the minds of most people is that brick is natural and…Continue Reading How a Brick is Sustainable & What are the New alternatives available — Econaur
In this week’s Monday Flashback we feature the Flashback Sustainable Story of Bombay House, Bombay House is a historic privately owned building in Fort, Mumbai, India that serves as the head office of the Tata Group. Situated near Flora Fountain, it was completed in 1924 and has been the Tata Group’s headquarters…Continue Reading Monday Flashback #26 — Bombay House, Mumbai — Econaur
Healthcare, safety, efficiency and equitability are some certain of the concerned facts which every human must remain aware about. With the improvement of technology and science, improving quality in healthcare has become an important measure. Air quality indicates the estate of the air in the surrounding. Good air quality pertains…Continue Reading Air Distribution Products contribute a Major Role in Indoor Air Quality of a Building
This Monday we are back with another Flashback, this time we are featuring the Sustainable Architecture of Sabarmati Ashram, Ahemdabad is a Classic Example of Modern and old Architecture with all the Sustainable Practices involved. Let us Understand about the Architecture of Ashram and the Sustainable practices involved in that.…Continue Reading Monday Flashback #24 – Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad
Energy Efficiency – the subject everyone knows about but most of us don’t know what to do about it. Everybody wants to reduce their energy consumption and pay less electricity bills but most of us don’t know how to do it. Well, today we are going to talk about what…Continue Reading Methods to reduce Energy Consumption from our homes
Water Aerators | Conserve water in a smoky way Water aeration – brings water and air in close contact in order to remove dissolved gases such as carbon dioxide and oxidizes dissolved metals such as iron, hydrogen sulfide and volatile organic chemicals (VOC’s). Aeration brings water and air in close…Continue Reading How aerators can help in saving the water ?
Water is an indispensable resource but pressures on freshwater resources across the world are growing rapidly due to population growth, increased industrial activities, urbanization, and of course changing lifestyles. India like the other countries is severely in-immune to these water pressures, in fact, it wouldn’t be wrong to the say…Continue Reading Water Conservation Technique – Products that Reduce Water Use In Buildings
Experts from the University of Birmingham are to work with groups in India to explore how sustainable cooling can help Indian farming communities. Launching the project on World Refrigeration Day (June 26) with a workshop in New Delhi, sustainable cooling experts will look at ways to reduce food waste, increase…Continue Reading Govt. Involves to Make Sustainable Cooling Hubs for Communities
How building envelope acts as thermal insulation! The “building envelope” of the building includes the outside walls, windows, doors, roof, etc. of the home. It is the skin of your house and helps protect everything inside. It offers a physical separation between the environments outside from the one inside the…Continue Reading Understanding the Requirement of Cool roof to keep the Temperature of the Building Moderate & Efficient
There is a situation like a tug of war happening in the minds of people regarding the catastrophic environmental crisis because of reduction of water levels as well as increased amounts of GHG emissions in the atmosphere and the traditional, conventional ways of using the resources which is a habit…Continue Reading Waterless Urinals Technology by Zerodor !
Get Social with ECONAUR. Community of Green Building Professionals The construction sector is bound to have a detrimental impact on the environment due to the resurgence in growth, which attributed to the rapid technological advancements, need not mention. With such problems, there are countless companies that are determined to innovate…Continue Reading Explore the Community platform by Econaur
As we have come to know about the hazardous effects of using the chemical products, we have initiated a Go Natural Challenge wherein we are promoting people to take the challenge and send us their organic product ideas, image, video as well as projects and case studies. We have impacted…Continue Reading Be the part of #GONATURAL Campaign to promote Natural Care Products by Econaur !
It’s nothing new to say that, we are on the verge of wiping out our most the resources. And the most scaring one is the Energy. Inappropriate use of resources has led us to a situation where we are not only short of resources but we have created harm to…Continue Reading Energy-Conscious | Use of Eco-Friendly Glasses in a Building
Organic Sanitation Solutions | Chemical Free House Cleaning Hygiene and Cleaning are one of the most important aspects of a human’s life. It is a well-known fact that hygiene and health always go hand in hand like bread and butter. Being social-beings it is our responsibility to maintain a high…Continue Reading Replace your old Chemical Cleaners with Organic Solutions
Perlcon Sandfree Plaster Sustainability is the new taboo subject of modern time’s construction. Every day we talk about making our environment eco-friendly, using sustainable resources and much lot. But do you really think we are making any effort to do so. Even if not by taking much bigger steps, we…Continue Reading Sand Free Plaster – Eliminates the use of sand in Construction
How much do you really care about your loved one? Are you really concerned about their health and well-being? Do you tend to keep your loved one’s disease free? So this Valentine bring a change to your life. Install new DRI Active Dehumidication Wheels in your home to breathe refreshed and clean…Continue Reading This valentine gift your mate a refreshing air | DRI’s : Active Dehumidification Wheels
Instabuild Foamblock – A new companion for your house In present times making your own house is like once in a lifetime moment. Some people spend their entire life earning but still unable to make their own house. So if you are looking to make a new home, you want…Continue Reading Instabuild Foamblock – A Sustainable Stone Replacement 3D Product !
With the Growing Infrastructure and raising awareness about green buildings, there is a rise in Green Airports in the recent years. Recently, PM Modi lays foundation stone for Trichy airport integrated terminal building Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid the foundation stone for the new integrated passenger terminal building…Continue Reading There is Rapid rise in Green Airports in India Now !
Blockbond – The Newest Aid In Construction Construction – a term with which everyone is aware of. Thousands of new buildings are getting constructed every day. But with everything around us moving so fast, don’t you feel our construction ways and materials used are still quite old for the new…Continue Reading Perlcons BlockBond – An Revolutionary Product that replaces the use of Sand in Construction
The Panch Mahal meaning `wind catcher tower’ was commissioned by Mughal Emperor Akbar This structure stands close to the Zenana quarters (Harem) which supports the supposition that it was used for entertainment and relaxation. This is one of the most important buildings in Fatehpur Sikri. This is an extraordinary structure employing the…Continue Reading Monday Flashback 22 – Panch Mahal, fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh
Modern forms of human existence, associated with rapid economic development, have contributed to an over-exploitation of renewable natural resources such as land and forests, and the exhaustion of non-renewable resources such as minerals and fossil fuels. We have impacted the natural resources to a great extent for our own greed.…Continue Reading Be the Part of Sand Free Campaign by Econaur !
Recently ASSOCHAM India has taken a step ahead and installed The Rajasthan Chapter of it’s Green and Eco-friendly Movement (GEM) Program in Jaipur on 3rd January 2019. It was an Important step in creating awareness about the Green Building Movement in Rajasthan. Till now GRIHA & IGBC were working in…Continue Reading GEM Rajasthan Chapter Formation – A New Green Movement started in Rajasthan by ASSOCHAM
Ministry of Water Resources Introduced National Water Awards this year. Water is one of the vital components of life. The rapid pace of irrigation growth, urbanization & industrialization has put enormous stress on water resources. The cumulative impact of increase in use of this precious natural resource has led to…Continue Reading National Water Awards – Encouraging Stakeholders in Water Sector
Solar Energy, as named the energy that we get from the Sun. Nuclear-powered fusion occurring in the sun releases enormous amount of energy in the form of heat and light. Several techniques are available for collecting, adapting and using solar energy. METHODS OF HARVESTING SOLAR ENERGY Some of various devices…Continue Reading Solar Energy – Important & Main Alternative Source of Energy