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Green Buildings: Here’s why they are Environment Friendly

October 19, 2016
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A wise man once said, “When the well is dry, we know the worth of water, and once we realize it, we shouldn’t wait to act.”

Act responsible, take a step toward sustainability and save mother earth.

Our planet today is facing innumerous difficulties. From population explosion to climatic changes, deforestation, fossil fuel depletion, ocean acidification, a loss of biodiversity and much more.

The growth and expansion of population is having a tremendous impact on our natural surroundings. The construction, structure and operation of the buildings we live and work are accountable for the consumption of our resources. Let’s take a look at how much do these buildings approximately account for?

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The numbers above are indeed alarming. It is time we bring about a green revolution. It is time we build sustainable architecture. It is time we build- Green Buildings.

The concept of a green building

“A green building is the hallmark of economically sound business decisions, thoughtful environmental decisions, and smart human impact decisions.” These buildings represent substantial opportunities for sustainable development on both a national and an international scale.

How do green buildings contribute to the environment?

Green buildings use less electricity, less water and are much more efficient as compared to other conventional structures. It is said that a green building offers up to 35-40% of more energy-efficiency.

Lesser electricity perceptibly means lesser carbon emission and hence a smaller carbon footprint on the environment.

Green buildings produce less waste and are beneficial for the environment because they use materials wisely. Let us take a look at some of the common materials that make a building green. Wool bricks, sustainable concrete, paper insulation, solar tiles and eco-friendly glass are some of the materials that contribute in the making of this structure.

Is glass really an eco-friendly material?

Yes it is. Glass is a sustainable and completely ecological material which provides great benefits to the environment.  It righteously contributes to mitigating climate change and saves precious natural resources. Its inert nature is also highly appreciated in safeguarding people’s health and contributing to their well-being.

How is glass important for green buildings?

Glass is known to be an eco-friendly material due to its benefits and various functionalities. It is one such material that not only gives an appealing look but also greatly contributes towards a greener future. This recyclable material helps in controlling the solar and thermal heat in the interiors. It also helps to maintain the temperature at its minimum best and in turn tones down the air-conditioning expenses. This greatly benefits the environment and your pockets as well.

When it comes to glass manufacturing in India, which company has a reliable name?

When it comes to glass manufacturing, AIS is a leading name. It is India’s only provider of lifestyle solutions in glass whose offerings span Privacy, Aesthetic, Security, Acoustic and Energy-efficiency solutions.

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Types of eco-friendly glass

AIS Ecosense – High Performance Energy Efficient Glass:

AIS Ecosense is a high-performance glass that is the perfect union of energy efficiency and optimum day-lighting. It keeps your indoor space brighter and cooler by absorbing and reflecting away a large degree of the near range infrared heat. Decreasing the need for artificial lighting, this glass is a natural choice for green buildings.

This high-performance glass range offers a wide range of shades namely Ecosense Enhance Solar Control range, Ecosense Exceed Solar Control Low-E range, Ecosense Essence Low-E range and Ecosense Edge Solar control Glass & Thermal Insulation – Low-E range.

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AIS SunShield:

Durability with advanced solar technology is what the AIS SunShield is made up of. This high performance glass possesses superior solar control properties that effectively reduce heat from entering the building. It also reduces glare and improves the energy efficiency of any space. Its superior protective coating keeps away the harmful effects of UV radiation.

AIS Opal- Solar control glass:

AIS Opal is a popular choice for Heat Reflective and the most preferred choice for exterior glass. Its solar control characteristic prevents heat from entering the building, thereby improving energy efficiency.

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Not only this, AIS has a wide range of products to suit every need that glass finds application in. Choose from a plethora of products and take a step towards the environment today.

Believe in keeping clean. Believe in living green.

 

 

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