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Krithika Chandrasekar


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3 essential elements that create a WOW occupant experience!

By Krithika Chandrasekar on Jan 29, 2020 1:50:20 AM

Ever since Google and Amazon’s fancy and fun offices became popular, many companies have gotten onto the bandwagon of building colourful and informal office spaces. But whether it is plush bean bags or the dedicated ‘nap’ room, is this enough to satisfy employees?

In this blog, we are taking a look at why smart office design goes beyond the fancier details and boils down to the necessities.

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Do existing buildings need to be retrofitted?

By Krithika Chandrasekar on Sep 9, 2019 5:21:29 AM

According to the latest reports, buildings in India consume more than 40% of the total energy generated in the country. The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) estimates that 19% of the energy related GHG emissions are also emitted by the buildings sector.

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Why choose an IoT Powered Building Automation System over a Traditional BAS?

By Krithika Chandrasekar on Aug 1, 2019 12:33:56 AM

With every passing day, technology progresses by leaps and bounds. Everything from our cars to our mobile phones are becoming more advanced, offering features we never thought possible. So how can we overlook the buildings we live and work in? It only makes sense for our homes and offices to become as smart as the devices we use. The world we live in is dynamic and therefore, spaces we live and work in have to reflect this by being dynamic as well. 

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The Importance of Healthy Office Lighting

By Krithika Chandrasekar on Jul 1, 2019 1:11:41 AM

The Interdepartmental Neuroscience program of the Northwestern University in Chicago undertook a study titled, “Impact of Workplace Daylight Exposure on Sleep, Physical Activity and Quality of Life” which concluded that there is a strong relationship between workplace daylight exposure and workplace experience and quality of life of employees.

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Three Reasons Smart Buildings are the Future of Commercial Buildings

By Krithika Chandrasekar on Jun 12, 2019 3:06:32 AM

As people become more aware of environmental issues like climate change, energy crises and depletion of non-renewable resources, more people are opting for options that would be beneficial for the environment. According to the UNEP, globally, 40% of annual energy consumption and up to 30% of all energy-related greenhouse gas emissions are caused by commercial buildings.

Smart Buildings are the best solution for this problem and investing in a smart building also adds to the brand’s image. The largest companies and corporations in the world are starting to pay more attention to their environmental protection policies and have begun to invest in energy efficient alternatives.

But a smart building offers more than just energy efficiency. Here are three more reasons why smart buildings are the future of commercial buildings in the world.

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MapleTree saves energy and improves comfort with 75F Solution

By Krithika Chandrasekar on May 10, 2019 2:01:47 AM

MapleTree Investments Pte Ltd owns and manages S$46.3 billions worth of office, logistics, industrial, residential and other properties. With offices in Japan, India, Malaysia, US, UK and more, MapleTree is known for developing award-winning world-class real estate solutions. Their 13-acre Global Technology Park in Bangalore is a fine example of this and MapleTree has its own office within this Tech Park.

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