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Simple energy saving tips for home owners

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We Look At How Home Owners Can Decrease The Energy Consumption In Their Homes Substantially, By Making A Few Simple Changes

With Climate Change Affecting People Across The Globe, Energy Conservation Is No More A Choice But A Must For All. As Buildings Are One Of The Largest Sources Of Energy Consumption, Conservation Should Start At Home, Through Behavioural Changes That Ensure That We Have Energy-Efficient Homes.

“Each Of Us Should Consciously Evolve Ways, To Avoid Wastage Of Scarce Resources Such As Water And Power, In Our Homes. The Problem With Urban Planning Today, Is That Building Structures Are Guzzlers Of Energy. Their Design Is Based On The Assumption Of Limitless Supply Of HVAC (Heating, Ventilation And Air-Conditioning) Resources. No Effort Is Being Made To Tap Renewable Energy, To Meet The Need For Power. There Is An Urgent Need To Revisit Climate-Sensitive Concepts Of Indigenous Architecture, To Design And Construct Multi-Storeyed Buildings, While Making Appropriate Use Of…

9 natural DIY tips to cool your home this summer

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Electricity-Guzzling Air-Conditioners And Coolers, Are Not The Only Ways To Beat The Summer Heat. Try These Natural, Do-It-Yourself Tricks Instead
“ACs And Coolers Are Fine, But Nothing Evokes My Memories Of Childhood Summers Like A ‘Khus Ki Tatti’,” Says Gurugram-Based Businessman, Avinash Arora. Confused? Arora Spent His Summer Vacations In A Little Town Named Tundla In UP. North Indian Summers Are Infamous For Their Intense Heat, Which Can Even Prove Fatal. Very Few Things Can Help You Survive Such Weather And A ‘Khus Ki Tatti’ Is One Of Them, The Businessman Maintains.
A ‘Khus Ki Tatti’ Is A Wholly Natural Blind/ Curtain Mat That Is Made Of Reeds And Special Grass, Laid Out Neatly In A Box And Complete With Water Pipes For Drip Wetting. This Mat Is Laid Across Open Doorways And Windows And Helps Lower The Temperature Indoors.

Credit : Freepik.Com Here Are Several Other Simple Methods To Cool Your Home:

1.A Simple Trick Involves Using A Bucket Of Water.Dip The Bottom Hems Of Your Curtain…

Home insurance policy types and the cover they offer against natural and man-made disasters

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When It Comes To Home Insurance, There Are Various Policies Available In The Market.  We ExamineThe Differences Between Them, To Help Owners To Gauge The Right Policy
Damage To Properties Due To Natural Disasters, Is One Of The Gravest Financial Setbacks That One May Come Across In Life. The Floods In Kerala In 2018, Caused Damage Worth Several Thousand Crores To Property And Made A Large Number Of People Homeless. “While Humans Cannot Avert Natural Calamities, One Can Certainly Protect Their Homes Against Them And Minimise The Loss Or Damage. Insurance Is The First Cover, On Most People’s List. However, Very Few People Take Home Insurance In India. Even Though It Is Affordable, Less Than One Per Cent Of People End Up Buying It,” SaysAmit Wadhwani, Managing Director, Sai Estate Consultant Chembur Private Limited.
Buying A Comprehensive Home Insurance Policy Will Ensure That A Home Buyer Can Be Safeguarded Against Financial Losses, If Any Event Occurs. The Policy Can Cover All Types Of Na…