N K Bansal, of Centre for Energy Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi talks to TV Jayan on energy efficiency

Our houses gobble up energy and spew out carbon dioxide. Shocking, but true. Buildings, primarily residential and commercial facilities, are responsible for approximately 35 per cent of US greenhouse gas emissions. Ventilation and insulation are not given

Traditional timber and slate houses vs a neo concrete nightmare in a Himachal village

The Union government's ineptness in dealing with technology finds a new victim: Delhi's metro rail project

Earthquake resistant buildings minimise damage as a 6.8 Richter earthquake rocks Seattle

Fly ash presents an alternative to the polluting burnt bricks

Municipalities and citizens in the US could significantly contribute to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

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Engineers in Bhutan will now use eco-friendly techniques to build roads in the country. The National Environmental Commission has introduced guidelines for road and bridge construction. "To do this

Mahmoud Salem of Kingston University in Surrey, UK, has used ash residue from power stations to develop a fireproof ceramic material. A thin coat of the material on a steel bar will allow it to