Monday, March 18Delhi Greens Blog: Greening the World, One Post at a Time!

Tag: ieee

Celebrating ‘World Green Building Week’ for Sustainable Development

Celebrating ‘World Green Building Week’ for Sustainable Development

Green Alert
The week starting September 20th until September 26th marks the 'World Green Building Week' and is celebrated annually to draw attention to the role of green buildings in the creation of healthier and more sustainable communities. The Indian Green Building Council defines a green building as one which uses less water, optimises energy efficiency, conserves natural resources, generates less waste and provides healthier spaces for occupants, as compared to a conventional building." We at the Delhi Greens Blog spoke to Daman Sood, a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), to learn about his views on the benefits, trend and future of green buildings in India, upcoming 'eco' real estate and the 'Green' claimed Commonwealth Games 2010. IEEE is th...
Delhi Marked World Environment Day 2010 in Style

Delhi Marked World Environment Day 2010 in Style

Green Alert
Having almost always taken pride in being one of the greenest capital cities in the world, and led by a green Chief Minister as well, Delhi took the lead again in celebrating 5th June as the World Environment Day (WED) 2010...in style! The Hon'ble Chief Minister Smt. Sheila Dixit "kickstarted" the day by launching an electric vehicle rally from her residence in order to promote zero emission pollution free 'green transport' in the city. Supported by Hero Electric, a subsidiary of Hero Group, the rally saw participation from large number of people from all age groups.  From the CM’s Residence on Motilal Nehru Marg, the rally crossed Akbar Road, Shahjahan Road,  Aurangzeb Road, Samrat Hotel to reach the NDMC Commonwealth Garden where a token plantation  drive took place. What a day also
Heroes of IEEE Appreciated on Earth Day!

Heroes of IEEE Appreciated on Earth Day!

Events
Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world's largest technical professional association, highlighted commendable work achieved by its members around the globe to help preserve the planet. We all agreed to what Pedro Ray, IEEE president and chief executive officer said, "Science and technology play a vital role in creating inventive ways to preserve the Earth and its natural resources”. From developing alternative fuel sources, to reducing society's reliance on non-renewable forms of energy, to educating consumers on their eco-conscious energy options, and highlighting techniques to best manage and reduce environmental waste, IEEE members are making innovative strides toward preserving the Earth's precious natura

Last updated by at .