D Suresh lives in Kilpauk in Chennai in his green and sustainable home. An IIT and IIM graduate, 71 year old Suresh has managed to set up a rooftop solar plant, biogas plant, rainwater harvesting, rooftop kitchen garden and a bamboo forest in front of his house. Solar
Ashok B Lall shares his quick fixes on how to reduce the load on Air Conditioners during the peak summer season. Some of these are very easy, like shading your roof to basic cross ventilation.
Air Conditioners allow us to be become climate engineers. When the air is hot and humid, and neither natural ventilation nor the ceiling fan help us feel comfortable, our natural reaction is to turn on the air conditioner. It becomes the only option to remove the heat and
Top floors can be excruciating during the Indian summers. But there are ways to stay comfortable on top floor houses. Ashok B Lall gives his tips on how to beat the heat.
The window is your immediate connection to Su-Urja or good energy. It is the source of daylight, it is the source of fresh air and the breeze when the air outside is pleasant.
A good window design can do wonders to the climate inside a house.
New CSE analysis finds solar rooftop power tariff is half the cost of power generated by DG sets
DownToEarth is at the Cop22 in Marrakech in Morocco. Here we speak to Tara Ramnathan, prgramme director at Nexleaf Analytics.
The largest solar plant in the world is up and running in India's southern state of Tamil Nadu. Here's some things you must know about it.