Some time back, eco-friendly homes were considered to be a costly affair and no one wanted to indulge into it, but today when people are getting educated about its sustainable features and specifications, they want such homes. As per Mr. H C Sharatchandra, who is an environmentalist and the former chairman of Karnataka State Pollution Control Board, say that opting for eco-friendly home is a good option and now you can build a 3000 square feet independent home for Rs 65 lakh itself. He says that this is possible as they have already built such homes in the past. Continue reading
Our earth is our responsibility so let’s pledge to keep it clean and healthy for us today and for our future generations. There are ways you can help improve our environment. Try to grow more trees, grown your own vegetables and if possible construct green homes that will protect the environment as well as save us lot of money.
Use eco-friendly building materials: Eco-friendly materials are those that reduce energy consumption and cut down carbon emission to a lot extent. Usage of recycled steel, insulating concrete forms and straws will help save the environment.
Flooring: Do not go for tiles or marbles, but try bamboo flooring, as it is durable, long-lasting, easy to clean, sustainable, renewable and is resistant to water damage. Bamboo flooring gives a classy effect to your floor.
Eco-friendly paints: Generally, the paints that we use in our walls have lead and other toxic chemicals, resulting in creation of smog and worsen the quality of indoor air. Hence it’s recommended to use eco-friendly paints that do not have volatile organic compound. These are so safe that they even protect us from health hazards.
Make use of natural light: While designing eco homes, special attention is given to the layout so that each room can get maximum sunlight and ventilation.
These are some of the tips which I could gather to make your home eco-friendly. If you think you have some more ideas, do add it in comment section.
The work on Hyderabad Metro rail project is moving swiftly in order to complete it on the stipulated date. The Metro Rail, travels from North Hyderabad South Hyderabad and passes through its central business district and goes via L B Nagar, Dilsukhnagar, Panjagutta, Ameerpet, Kukatpally, Miyapur, Nagol, Secendrabad, Begampet Jubileehils, Hitechcity,Shilparamam..Etc.
It is believed that metro rails will transform the way how Hyderabad travels and will give a significant boost to the realty industry as it will bring the people close to the work place. The upcoming metro will help people in suburb to reach their office faster and on time.
Home buyers will not mind investing in suburb, as Metro will offer comfortable and swift journeys. People living in the city, will prefer to move out to avoid traffic congestion and to live in a calm space that is away from hustle-bustle of city life.
The head of India Residential CBRE (Commercial Real Estate Services), said that the metro project will bring in stability and will have a positive impact on the real estate industry. Infrastructure like basic amenities that are linked with the metro will surely improve. It may even revive faith for those buildings that are unsold for office and retail space.
There are people who want to link new suburb like Miyapur and Nagol to the city. Apart from that there are plans to link HMR with Metro, MMTS service and the proposed Hitechcity project to address the traffic woes of the commuters and to give quick connectivity from one place to another.
GO 86: Restrictions of building activity in vicinity of certain areas:
(a) No building/ development activity shall be allowed in the bed of water bodies like river, or nala, and in the Full Tank Level (FTL) of any lake, pond, cheruvu or kunta / shikam lands. Continue reading