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Embodied Energy

Embodied energy is the sum of all the energy required to produce any goods or services, considered as if that energy was incorporated or ’embodied’ in the product itself. 447 more words

Green Buildings

Importance of Cross Ventilation

In Green Buildings emphasis is given to utilize renewable energy sources and natural ventilation rather than mechanical ventilation. I came across a plan a few days back which had windows and doors but didn’t follow the principal of cross ventilation. 729 more words


Food for thought !

Today I happened to order some Pizzas from Dominoes and we got it home delivered.I got it hot and fresh in the cardboard box.So basically I ordered Pizza and got Pizza and a Box.After half an hour or so the Pizza was in my stomach but do you know what happened to the box?It got dumped in the trash as it got dirty and was of no use to me. 196 more words


Food Tank 20 Books to Read (and More)

Our friends at Food Tank – one of the best  and most thoughtful web sites on the Internet – offers a sampler of 20  interesting and thought-provoking books that will take you from planting to harvest time.  231 more words


What are Reinforced Concrete Blocks or R.C.B's ?

As I discussed in my previous post https://indiansustainability.wordpress.com/2015/06/03/smart-cities-needs-eco-houses-to-start-with/ that Smart Cities need Eco Houses to start with !

Eco Houses are basically Green Buildings only but of a smaller scale.And emphasis is given for it to be budget friendly for a normal family of four .To make it budget friendly importance is given to the right selection of materials to be used for construction which should not only provide stability and durability to the structure but  should be economical and environmentally friendly as well. 840 more words


Do you think "green practices" should be voluntary or mandatory for businesses? Explain your answer. (MBA paper)

Do you think “green practices” should be voluntary or mandatory for businesses? Explain your answer.

Green practices falls under the category of corporate social responsibility (CSR). 744 more words