To prevent pollution Solar panels on the roof should be laid to go green. Most of the building materials have to be sourced locally so as to cut down on the carbon footprint and the gas emissions. Based on usage of the state-of-art technologies from concept till completion, the facility should be treated as a live example that will change all our built space neat and clean in the days to come. Further, one should have the mentality to minimize unhealthy VOC paints, primers, finishes on fixtures and wood. Again the floor tiles should be easy to clean and no carpets should be laid as the dust under the carpet is the cause of dust allergy and one should make it a point to minimize use of adhesives. There lies India’s most sustainable and smartest pollution free environment. Yes pollution is a grave concern for metro cities like Mumbai and Delhi and it is time to prevent pollution before the situation goes out of hand.
(The views expressed by the author in the article are his/her own.)