How do I know how much energy I can save in my building?

Category: Basic, Efficiency, Energy Audit, Green Buildings, Lifestyle, Profession

Author : Admin September 3, 2016


Buildings consume almost 40% of the total electricity generated worldwide. Now, that’s a massive portion. Naturally hence, building energy conservation can take us a long way towards building a...Read more

How much can rooftop solar panels contribute to my building’s energy consumption?

Category: Lifestyle, Moderate, Profession, PV

Author : Admin September 2, 2016


Having solar panels on your rooftop enables you to generate power in a distributed manner, right from your residential of factory premises! With the world seeing a significant acceleration in the use...Read more

So, are energy audits really useful?

Category: Efficiency, Energy Audit, Green Buildings, Moderate, Profession

Author : Admin September 1, 2016


Most of us have heard about energy audits – a process in which your building’s energy consumption pattern in analysed to identify improvements. At the same time, only a few appear to take ...Read more

How best can I power my house with renewable energy?

Category: Basic, Green Buildings, Lifestyle, PV, Renewable, Wind

Author : Admin August 31, 2016


Having renewable energy generated right at your home is all the rage today. Well, while you might be reading some fancy ideas about some exotic renewable energy sources you can use to power your home,...Read more

How can there be zero energy buildings?

Category: Advanced, Energy, Green Buildings, Lifestyle, Profession, Renewable

Author : Admin August 26, 2016


Buildings consume almost 40% of all electricity generated. That’s a lot. At the same time, there are many buildings worldwide that claim to be zero energy buildings. But such claims to zero ener...Read more

Is it possible to have solar panels on the sides and walls of a building?

Category: Advanced, Lifestyle, PV

Author : Admin August 22, 2016


Image Source: US Dept of Energy The whole world seems to be going solar! While having solar panels on rooftops is becoming less strange every passing year, some folks are keen to have solar panels co...Read more

What role can computer scientists and software professionals play in cleantech?

Category: Agriculture, Basic, Buildings, Efficiency, Profession

Author : Admin August 6, 2016


Cleantech and Infotech are coming together. Now, computer & IT professionals can contribute significantly to cleantech. Who doesn’t want to have a hand in saving the world? Fairly regularly...Read more

What are the best avenues to conserve energy for small office buildings?

Category: Basic, Efficiency, Green Buildings, LED, Profession

Author : Admin July 7, 2016


Buildings consume almost 40% of all electricity generated worldwide. Of this, office buildings comprise a significant portion of the consumption. The average commercial building (be it a large or smal...Read more