A crash course in designing an energy-efficient building

Energy efficiency is one of the most important aspects of green building design. The following are some basic terms that one needs to comprehend before going any further in understanding “Building Insulation” or assessing “Thermal Insulation” of a building.  k VALUE /κ VALUE = THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY is the amount of heat that will go across a meter thickness […]

Overdeck insulation on metal roofs, insulates hailstorm sounds

  Yesterday (07.02.19) there was a scary hailstorm in Noida once again highlighting the need for overdeck insulation on metal roofs . Though the kids enjoyed the snowy aftereffects of the hailstorm, it must have been really scary under a metal roof that Noida is dotted with. With legal restrictions on additional floor space, metal […]