Friday, December 21, 2007

Glass Facade harms the environment

Whenever I see our city's big buildings, especially the ones with the glass facade, I think how unfriendly that's to the environment. I don't know if this is true, but glass seems such a poor choice for construction material in a city like Chennai. Also the amount of air-conditioning needed to cool such a hot building must surely be harming the environment. Yet why do engineers opt for glass facade in buildings.

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