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K Raheja Corp has been the torch bearer of the green cause for the real estate industry, dating back to 2007 when it signed an MoU with the CII-Green Building Council. From then on, the realty giant has built buildings that are all LEED certified. At present, the company is in the process of developing


Grundfos: Pumping sustainability

Grundfos is a trendsetter in developing energy-efficient water technologies that help make the planet cleaner and greener. Its high-efficiency pump and motor technology reduces the average pump’s energy consumption by as much as 60 per cent. In an interaction with Dibyendu RoyChowdhury, Mahathi Parashuram, Head – Public Affairs and Marketing, Grundfos Pumps India Pvt Ltd,

Eco-friendly trends across the ceramics industry

There are increasing environmental issues which will need intelligent solutions to minimize energy usage, therefore infrastructure companies have begun adopting more efficient greener technologies in building materials, explains Santosh Nema.

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Going green at optimal price

The toughest aspect for construction companies and contractors across India is not whether they want to embrace green and eco-friendly construction options but rather selecting the perfect green option considering all factors and conditions. Sandeep Menezes looks at the various ways to go green optimally.

Construction materials market: Future growth & demand drivers

Ans Hariharasudhan states that Indian construction majors are producing materials such as cement, steel and glass that have shown strong growth of around 10% per annum – this is indicating sustained demand. Construction Industry in India is the second largest economic activity after agriculture. India’s Construction industry has grown at 11.1 per cent Compounded Annual

Stainless Steel: Green building materials

Neeraj Raja Kochhar explains that stainless steel is chosen over and above other alternatives in construction sector because of its low maintenance and longevity. Stainless steel products contribute towards renewable energy generation, energy efficiency and reduction in environmental impact.     Stainless steel is one of the most environment friendly metals used in architecture and

Eco-friendly construction across India

Puneet Arora explains that construction and construction material are major areas where man has been dependent on natural resources – but there is a clear need to be more efficient in using our natural resources.   For an engineer, the best, most efficient and cost effective solutions come from nature. Since ages, traditional Indian construction