• Cooling India
  • Aug 21, 2017

Normal black asphalt absorbs 80 to 95 percent of sunlight, while the grey "cool pavement" reflects it — dramatically lowering ground temperature and reducing urban street heat, advocates of the method say...

  • Cooling India
  • Jul 20, 2017

Speaking at the 13th edition of CII Green Cementech jointly organised by CII - Godrej GBC and Cement Manufacturers' Association (CMA), Philip Mathew, Chief Manufacturing Officer, ACC Limited underlined that, globally cement sector has been in the forefront in adopting sustainability initiatives in their operations...

  • Cooling India
  • Jul 20, 2017

President Donald J Trump recently announced that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, and begin negotiations to either re-enter or negotiate an entirely new agreement with more favorable terms for the United States...

  • Cooling India
  • Jul 19, 2017

Green roofs are flat, vegetated surfaces on the tops of buildings that are designed to capture and retain rainwater and filter any that is released back into the environment...

  • Cooling India
  • Jul 15, 2017

Our modern society is dependent on many substances and processes which are directly or indirectly responsible for the release of key greenhouse gases (GHGs) including carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide. Globally, agriculture produces around 17% of total GHGs, with a further 7-14% due to changes in land use. AD produces green renewable energy in the form of biogas through the bacterial breakdown of organic materials under anaerobic conditions. It is required to introduce heat exchangers and other hi-tech machinery to biogas plants that can ultimately increases the profit…

  • Cooling India
  • Jul 15, 2017

The article highlights the effective utilization of BAS for energy saving opportunities related with HVAC system. It is to be understood that not necessarily fully automated BAS system will contribute entirely in energy saving as compared with partially automated BAS, whereas the energy efficiency should be taken into account at design engineering stage and then get the operation excellence through BAS…

  • Cooling India
  • Jul 15, 2017

Building Automation System (BAS) includes aspects of green buildings like efficient HVAC system, lighting, envelope, glass etc, and further enhances the performance of these systems through regular control & monitoring. These aspects interlink energy, buildings and the environment together and converge into green and intelligent building concepts…

  • Cooling India
  • Jul 15, 2017

Comprehensive regulatory framework is needed to ensure that all resource intensive buildings remain resource and energy efficient when in operation. This requires a legal framework for post-construction performance, accountability and transparency to ensure that the buildings remain high performing…