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Masses advised to use green construction methodology.

MULTAN -- An environmentalist advised masses to use green construction methodology for building new houses and before construction, wind pattern, air passages, windows and door placement should be taken care of.

Talking to this news agency here on Monday, to mark the World Environmental Day, Chairman Environmental Sciences Department, BZU, Dr Abdul Wahid Khan, suggested people to consult metrological department before constructing house to have information on wind pattern.

He informed that we should construct homes in such a way to have good cross ventilation and proper source of light in form of windows. Dr Abdul Wahid stated that we should plant native trees keeping in view our climatic zone.

He informed that Kikar, Shesham, Mango, Neem and Sukh Chain should be planted in Multan zone.

Each one of us should refrain from hurting tress which are lungs of earth, said the environmentalist.

The Chairman environment deptt said that growing trend of using number of air conditions in a house was also adding fuel to fire.

He advised people to use one AC for a small family instead of installing in each room to avoid adding to heat.

He said farmers should also give 'breathing time' to land during cultivation of crops rather than consecutive ploughing in fields for cultivation.

When we go against nature, it revenges, the environmentalist concluded.

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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Date:Jun 6, 2017
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