• Understanding LEED certification


      Green Building LEED stands for Leadership Energy Environmental Design. It is a system put out by the US Green Building Counsel so it is an across the country program. Anybody can utilize it all through the nation. It is the same framework all over the place. It is a third party verified system and a third party certification. It is a framework that you go through to demonstrate that your building is a green building. To ensure the reliability of the information and to prove that the building really fits the standards of green buildings, this third party certification is introduced. LEED Logo A standard or out

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  • Save Water Save Earth


        23rd March is the World Meteorological Day. An annual event celebrated by 191 meteorological organization members worldwide as well as the worldwide meteorological communities using a particular chosen theme for that particular year. World Meteorological Organization was established to keep constant watch on the weather and climate changes for a better life and future. The theme for this year is Clouds. Clouds play a huge role in constant development of our ecosystems. After long spells of drought, farmers know the importance of clouds. After disastrous flooding, the victims of flood

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  • Benefits of sustainable homes for owners and the nature.


      Benefits Of Sustainable Homes A sustainable home is easy on both, the environment and the pocket. A “green” or “sustainable” home is not only natural and environment-friendly but also durable and healthy. They may look similar to regular homes from outside but have a lot of difference in their construction and functioning. While they are nature-friendly, they offer numerous benefits to the home owners as well. It can also be an investment and end up saving you money in the long run. Benefit to nature: Sustainable or green homes are built using fewer natural resources. Numerous green build

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  • Beating Nature at Its Own Game


        The sun was out in full force the fall morning I arrived at Caltech to visit Professor Nate Lewis’s research laboratory. Temperatures in southern California had soared to 20 degrees above normal, prompting the National Weather Service to issue warnings for extreme fire danger and heat-related illnesses.   The weather was a fitting introduction to what I had come to see inside Nate’s lab—how we might be able to tap the sun’s tremendous energy to make fuels to power cars, trucks, ships, and airplanes. Stepping into the lab cluttered with computer screens, jars of chemicals,

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  • Green Buildings of India


    As the world is moving towards a greener planet by harnessing renewable energy, constructing green building, rainwater harvesting, greywater treatment system and recycling and waste management, India stands at par with the world with leading examples. Numerous green buildings are constructed with are increasing number of those that are utilizing multiple options of energy use, water management and reducing carbon gas emission. This article highlights a few of these building amongst the list of many green buildings in India that are examples for more to come.  CII – Godrej GBC, Hyderabad CII, also known as

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  • What makes a building green ?


      A green building or self sustainable building is not only one that may have lots of green parks or lush green gardens. These are the buildings that are self sufficient in terms of water, in terms of energy efficiency, and which do not eliminate lots of waste while having environment friendly options. The following components could be a great help in making a building green and energy efficient. Environment friendly construction material and site management: A green or sustainable building needs to take on a green approach, right from its inception phase. The use of industrial material and recycled construction

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Why Sanicon Sustainability Solution

Green buildings are considered as elites. Something not meant for the public at large. They are considered as expensive to design and maintain. Sanicon Sustainability Solutions was set up to offer budget friendly sustainable housing solutions. Our designs aim to find the balance between homebuilding and sustainable environment. With green buildings, give your home a revolutionary advantage. Optimize your space with Sanicon Sustainability Solutions’ pocket friendly options to economize and maximize the utility, durability, and comfort.