Articles by Commander Ganapathi Subramanyam

Commander Ganapathi Subramanyam (retd) is an Indian Navy veteran passionate about water conservation and renewable energy.

After I swallowed the anchor (a naval term for retirement), I settled down with my wife and two kids in an independent house in a suburb of Bengaluru. I was thrust into managing one's own resource in terms of electricity, water and waste we generate unlike the days when the navy took care of all this. My home is designed to be capable of generating its own power with minimal need of utilising power from the grid, and taking care of its water needs through proper conservation techniques, also a cool home which is not energy guzzling. The principles that…

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