Recently alarming reports have been released by Government agencies about groundwater contamination due to dumping of industrial water, untreated sewage in fresh water bodies and excessive use of fertilizers. Water scarcity is a looming problem for both urban and rural areas and the situation is being seen as a crisis. Use of contaminated water is also leading to numerous health problems across the country. The scarcity of water is driving the demand for use of water treatment technologies and products.
Green building or LEED certified buildings are at its best when sustainable maintenance follows construction. Pest control measures and management are an integral part of maintenance services, which protect the building from infestation. Veejai Ahluwalia, Managing Director, Sterling Pest Control Services Pvt Ltd, speaks about the various systems incorporated in LEED certified buildings.