You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> City-Ahmedabad

CEPT students make it to the finals of US competition

DNAHM109992 | 3/20/2017 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :221 | Education & Careers



Ahmedabad: Fifteen students of CEPT University have made it to the finals in a competition organised by the US department of energy. As part of 'Race to Zero Competition', teams had to design affordable zero energy homes in a location of their choice.
Team Kill Bill from CEPT University chose to design an urban single family home for a middle class client in Jaipur.
In addition to the competition goals, they also set themselves a challenge of designing a zero water discharge home that improves indoor air quality beyond ambient air in Jaipur to meet WHO standards.
The students were chosen as finalists based on their design approach and team profile.
The final design is due in April-end and they will
Read full story


Copyright restricted. Under license from www.dnasyndication.com   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on City-Ahmedabad

Messages of communal harmony fly high
DNAHM113244 | 6/26/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : dna correspondent | WC :255

Ahmedabad: Instances of communal harmony were seen along the route of the procession. For instance, at Limda chowk in Dariyapur, considered a communally sensitive area, members of the Muslim community welcomed Jagannath temple mahant Dilipdasji Mahar
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

ISRO, cows make presence felt on tableux
DNAHM113245 | 6/26/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : dna correspondent | WC :196

Ahmedabad: Two of the most talked about subjects this year made their way to the rathyatra in the form of tableaux--cow protection and ISRO. Some 101 tableaux participated in the procession, spreading social messages and giving a visual treat to the
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Host changes, traditions continue
DNAHM113246 | 6/26/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : Manoj K Karia | WC :339

Ahmedabad: When the chariots of the Trinity first started coming to Saraspur, they were hosted by the Ranchhodrai temple in Vasan Sheri. However, due to lack of space, the venue was changed 40 years ago to the new Ranchhodrai temple near Vijay Chowk
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Saraspur stays awake all night in preparation
DNAHM113247 | 6/26/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : dna correspondent | WC :119

Ahmedabad: Nearly 1.5 lakh people received prasad at Saraspur. As soon as the procession reached the area, people started queuing up for the Prasad amid free-flowing sherbat and buttermilk. In less than four hours, all the guests had had their fill.T
Add To LightboxCalculate Price