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Jun 12, 2015 2,461 views

Three Must-Have Plants to Keep Your Home’s Air Fresh

One of India’s renowned environmentalists, Kamal Meattle, based on his own experiences recommends three plants to keep your home’s air healthy and fresh. These plants are easy to maintain, affordable and are easily available. Not only do they look good, they are very good for your health and wellness. It was Mr. Meattle’s research which… continue reading.

Jun 8, 2015 1,759 views

PBC Gets Australian Rating for Clean Indoor Air

Paharpur Business Centre, India’s first retrofit building, gets Australian Rating for Clean Indoor Air. This was the first ever certification under the National Australian Built Environmental System (NABERS). The building earns top rating for its green space and its indoor air quality conforms to American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) World… continue reading.

Jun 8, 2015 1,593 views

Race Course Road, Lodhi Gardens Among the Most Polluted

Surprisingly, the high end areas like Race Course Road and Lodhi Gardens are among the most polluted ones in Delhi. The root cause is Ozone and PM 2.5 and the solution is to eliminate or lower these two components.

May 5, 2015 1,509 views

Delhi’s children have the weakest lungs as compared to kids from other metros

Delhi’s children have the weakest lungs as compared to kids from other metros, which is sad but true. There have been studies that have evaluated the lung health of school children across metro cities and tried to gauge people’s views on air pollution. Click here to view full article.  

Apr 6, 2015 1,698 views

Here are nine ways for you to deal with Delhi’s air pollution

Delhi is known to have the worst air quality on earth. The pollution has hit new heights. Winters, furthermore brings the worse of pollution making it difficult to breathe for everyone especially kids and elderly. Let us look at some ways how we can deal with the severe issue of air pollution. Read further!

Feb 25, 2015 1,496 views

Clearing The Air We Breathe

Some of the most polluted cities of the world are in India. Air Pollution causes diseases like irregular cardiac, heart attacks, respiratory infections, pneumonia etc. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, an average person takes between 17280 and 23040 breaths a day according to the US Environmental Protection Agency. Don’t we pay less attention… continue reading.

Feb 19, 2015 1,469 views

PBC Installs LEED Dynamic Plaque

PBC installs LEED Dynamic Plaque and hence becomes the first office building in India that is USGBC LEED Platinum EB Certified (2010) and also the first retrofit to install the LEED Dynamic Plaque.  

Jan 29, 2015 1,510 views

Beating Hong Kong’s Bad Air

“Indoor Air Pollution is a slow and invisible killer,” says Mr. Kamal Meattle, a renowned environmentalist. We take approximately 23,000 breaths a day which is about 12,000 litres of air. Our brain utilizes approximately 20 percent of body’s oxygen supply and brain cells quickly begin to die when they are deprived of the oxygen. And… continue reading.

Kamal Meattle
Sep 15, 2014 1,913 views

CIO Review Features Kamal Meattle in its Golden Issue

A green MSME in the real estate and service sector, Paharpur Business Centre offers ready-to-move-in office solutions with smart and modern facilities. It is the first retrofit building in India that is USGBC LEED Platinum EB Certified and BEE 5 star rated building. The USP of PBC is the excellent indoor air quality. The centre… continue reading.

Mr Kamal Meattle
Sep 8, 2006 1,712 views

The Mad Hatter of Nehru Place Greens

The article talks of air pollution and how it affected Mr. Meattle to the extent that doctors persuaded him to leave Delhi as the city was getting more and more polluted. Mr. Meattle took it upon himself to create a healthy climate. Mr. Meattle, today, after several years, runs an office offering its occupants the… continue reading.