by DHAMOTHARAN on APRIL 24, 2012 - 3 Comments in PEOPLE
India is one of the world’s most off-grid countries – mainly because so many of its inhabitants were never on the grid in the first place. As hundreds of millions struggle to get connected, Bollywood actress Gul Panag will throw open the doors of her weekend home, one of the first in India to be built to eco standards.
Indians say it’s a leg up for the green home movement, and in that upwardly mobile culture, want to move away from just the symbolic rain-water-harvesting-and-solar- panel installation design to an expensively laid out vision, capped by a system of evaluation, rating and certification. (more…)