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 !
In developing countries, sanitation is a growing problem. Lack of basic necessities, poverty, and the growing scarcity of resources, especially water, are concerns that need immediate attention. With India and its program, Swachh Bharat, to build toilets all across the country, we ought to educate ourselves about Sustainable Sanitation programs that…Continue Reading Types of Sustainable Sanitation Systems
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 Let us Understand how Econaur is contributing in 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
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 fewer electricity bills but most of us don’t know how to do it. Well, today we are going to talk about what…Continue Reading Energy Efficiency | Save Energy Save Environment
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
With the growing awareness & the requirement of energy conservation practices, Government has taken an important step to further strengthen the Green Building sector. Ministry of Power has launched the ECO Niwas Samhita 2018,an Energy Conservation Building Code for Residential Buildings (ECBC-R).The Code was launched on the occasion of National…Continue Reading ECO Niwas Samhita 2018 – an Energy Conservation Building Code for Residential Buildings launched
Infrastructure Industry is the most Dynamic & Growing Industry in world, but in the way it is growing that is very dangerous for our environment as it is responsible for various reasons like climate change, resource depletion, pollution, and peak oil. These issues are all accelerating rapidly, and all have…Continue Reading Ways to make your Construction smart & Sustainable
Paliyam Palace is a Palace in Kerala Built more than four hundred years ago, it was in this Nalukettu that the Paliam family settled after shifting from Vanneri to Chendamangalam. This Nalukettu is a self contained double storeyed building with eight bedrooms in the south and kitchen and the well…Continue Reading Monday Flashback 14 – Paliyam Palace, Kerala
The 300 years old Sustainable Building built in assam is Talatal ghar. The Talatal Ghar is located in Rangpur, 4 km from present-day Sivasagar, in Upper Assam. Of all Ahom ruins, it is one of the grandest examples of Tai Ahom architecture. The Talatal Ghar is also the largest of all Tai Ahom monuments. Swargadeo Rudra Singha shifted the capital…Continue Reading Monday Flashback 13 – Talatal Ghar, Assam
The Palace of Kangla is an old palace at Imphal in Manipur (Kangleipak). It was situated on both sides (western and eastern) of the bank of the Imphal River. But now it remains only on the western side of the bank. Only the ruins remain now. Kangla means “dry land” in old Meetei. It was the traditional seat of…Continue Reading Monday Flashback 12 – Kangla Palace, Manipur
Econaur took an intiative towards awaring people about the recent floods in Kerala, its causes and how can we prevent such happenings in the future. Presenting a series of causes and measures of the Man-made floods faced by the Kerala people. DAY 7 Chemical fertilizers or inorganic fertilizers are manmade…Continue Reading ADVERSE EFFECTS OF INORGANIC FERTILIZERS AFTER FLOODS IN KERALA
Econaur took an intiative towards awaring people about the recent floods in Kerala, its causes and how can we prevent such happenings in the future. Presenting a series of causes and measures of the Man-made floods faced by the Kerala people. DAY 6 Kerala floods, the worst floods in a…Continue Reading LACK OF MANAGEMENT FROM THE STATE GOVERNMENT LEAD TO FLOODS IN KERALA
Econaur took an intiative towards awaring people about the recent floods in Kerala, its causes and how can we prevent such happenings in the future. Presenting a series of causes and measures of the Man-made floods faced by the Kerala people. DAY 5 The links between global warming and temperature…Continue Reading Global warming and rapidly rising temperature lead to floods in Kerala
One among the few least destroyed structures in Hampi, Elephant Stable is a major tourist attraction. This long building with a row of domed chambers was used to ‘park’ the royal elephants. There are 11 domed tall chambers; some of them are inter- connected. The center one is specially decorated…Continue Reading Monday Flashback 11 – Elephant Stable, Hampi Karnataka
Kerala faced the brunt of an unprecedented flood, which has almost brought the state to a standstill. Deforestation plays many roles in the flooding equation because trees prevent sediment runoffs and forests hold more water than farms or grasslands. The flood equation is simple. If a river cannot handle the…Continue Reading Deforestation and sand mining lead to destructive floods in Kerala
Although the sky appears limitless on a clear day, our atmosphere is actually a thin envelope surrounding the Earth, we would suffocate much like a fish out of the water, air pollution isn’t just bad for your health. It can have drastic effects on weather and climate. The rains have…Continue Reading Pollution lead to horrifying floods in Kerala
Its horrifying to see the loss and destruction caused by the continuing floods faced by Kerala. With more than a quarter of a million of people displaced and hundreds dead, the human cost of this continuing tragedy is nearly unimaginable. Looking around at the local surroundings. Almost every object contain…Continue Reading Plastic was a Major Contributor of Worse Flood situation in Kerala
Energy Efficiency is a word we often heard to save the energy and conserve it, Ministry of Power initiated and formed BEE (Bureau of Energy Efficiency) was formed and its function is to develop programs which will increase the conservation and efficient use of energy in India. It was formed after the…Continue Reading Rajasthan’s First Energy Conservation Building Code Compliance Building – Aranya Bhawan
The Mattancherry Palace is 500 years old is a Portuguese palace popularly known as the Dutch Palace, in Mattancherry, Kochi, in the Indian state of Kerala which features Kerala murals depicting portraits and exhibits of the Rajas of Kochi. About The Architecture of Building The palace is a quadrangular structure built in Nālukettu style, the traditional Kerala style of architecture, with a courtyard in the…Continue Reading Monday Flashback 10 – Mattancherry Palace, Kochi
Taman Sari Water Castle, also known as Taman Sari is the site of a former royal garden of the Sultanate of Yogyakarta. It is located about 2 km south within the grounds of the Kraton, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Built in the mid-18th century, the Taman Sari had multiple functions, such as a resting area, a workshop, a meditation…Continue Reading Monday Flashback 9 – Taman Sari, Indonesia
Brihadishvara Temple, also called Rajarajesvaram or Peruvudaiyar Koyil, is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva located in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India. It is one of the largest South Indian temples and an exemplary example of a fully realized Dravidian architecture. It is called as Dhakshina Meru of south. Built by Raja Raja Chola I between 1003 and 1010 AD, the temple is a part of the UNESCO World…Continue Reading Monday Flashback 8 – Brihadisvara Temple, Thanjavur
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), the current caretaker of the structure, mentions in its records, “There are various theories regarding the purpose for which Charminar was constructed. However, it is widely accepted that Charminar was built at the center of the city, to commemorate the eradication of Cholera”, a deadly disease…Continue Reading Monday Flashback 7 – Charminar Hyderabad