Green Buildings: ACC – ALCON may produce 5,000 blocks & 6,000 concrete products per day for development

By Accommodation Times Bureau GOA Reinforcing its commitment to sustainable construction and a greener future for India, ACC Limited, along with its long-term partner Alcon – Anil Counto Enterprises on October 21 inaugurated its newest state-of-the-art Green Building Centre (GBC) and Research & Development Centre, in Kundaim, Goa. The purpose of a Green Building Centre is to

GDA razes over 100 illegal buildings

By Accommodation Times Burea GHAZIABAD In a move to curb illegal structures, GDA has demolished over 100 illegal buildings till August 29 and will continue till all such structure are abolished, a senior official said. Ritu Maheshwari, GDA, Vice-chairperson had said on August 13 that as such 650 structures have been identified and

Over 220 dangerous buildings found in Vadodara

By Accommodation Times Bureau VADODARA After a survey of old dilapidated buildings, the Vadodara Municipal Corporation  (VMC) has found that over 220 buildings are at the dangerous condition and also issued notices to those buildings. Several incidents took place of a building collapse in limits of VMC to avoid such incidents it ordered

JDA seals 15 buildings for running commercial activities on residential plots

By Accommodation Times Bureau JAIPUR Operation Squad of Jaipur Development Authority on Thursday sealed 15 buildings for running commercial activities in residential plots in 10 B scheme on Gopalpura Bypass. Also removed encroachment from two other places. Chief controller enforcement informed that 15 houses have been sealed due to running commercial activities in 15

Green buildings provides thermal comforts, visual comforts & more: Sanjay Seth

By Rohit Sharma MUMBAI Creating awareness of green buildings, the CEO of Green Council, Sanjay Seth on Thursday at curtain raiser event on the occasion of ‘8th Regional GRIHA summit’ he said, green buildings will provide the best thermal comforts, visual comforts, etc. They are healthier buildings to live in; everything is in better

Green Buildings in 2007 use to be 20% more expensive, but not now: Dr. Ajay Mathur

Chandrakant Patil, Minister of Public Works Department, Government of Maharashtra was also present at the function By Rohit Sharma MUMBAI Green buildings today are of the cost as the conventional buildings, some people say slightly they are expensive 1 or 2 percent more expensive, Dr. Ajay Mathur, President, GRIHA Council said. In a function

Civic body says no commercial buildings near metro, BRTS

By Accommodation Times Bureau PIMPRI CHINCHWAD An attempt to avoid obstruction and accidents, the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) would not allow commercial buildings near Metro corridors and BRTS. “There will be traffic congestion if there are commercial establishments. There should be houses on the corridors. The area should be highly densified and