Energy Conservation – New Indian Way for Affordable & Sustainable homes



Only 25% aware of energy efficient appliances in India, shows data

  • National News
  • October 08, 2020

India has successfully provided metered electricity connections to 97 per cent households, but barely 25 per cent are aware of energy efficient appliances, said a..

Webinar on “Thermal Comforts in Affordable Housing: Challenges and Opportunities”

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  • October 05, 2020

The UN has proposed thermal comfort as a human right. The Central and State governments also need to accordingly identify and..

Energy efficiency, sustainable development measures crucial for industry: Suresh Prabhu

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  • September 08, 2020

Energy efficiency, demand-side management and other sustainable growth measures and..

Rajasthan has great opportunity for domestic manufacturing in energy

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  • September 04, 2020

The state of Rajasthan in India has a great potential for domestic manufacturing and..

Bureau of Energy Efficiency tells Andhra Pradesh government to implement ECBC code

  • National News
  • September 03, 2020

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has emphasised the need to issue a..

India saves Rs 89,122 crore in 2018-19 through energy efficiency steps

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  • August 19, 2020

India saved Rs 89,122 crore through energy efficiency initiatives in 2018-19 and..

Power ministry launches portal to track states' energy efficiency performance

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  • July 28, 2020

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) under the aegis of the power ministry today released the..

Brand Connect Initiative: ETEnergyworld Virtual Summit on Smart Metering - Global experts discuss blueprint for rapid growth

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  • July 28, 2020

Experts from around the globe representing various facets of the..

Energy efficiency schemes by BEE led to savings of Rs 54,770 crore: Parl Panel

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  • July 28, 2020

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy has said the energy efficiency schemes implemented by the..

ISHARE COVID-19 Guidance Document for Air Conditioning and Ventilation

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  • June 16, 2020

ISHRAE Launches Air conditioning Ventilation Guidelines to Optimize Residential Commercial and Hospital Buildings for..

ISB Mohali inducted into the ACREX Hall of Fame 2020; recognised as India's most energy efficient building

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  • March 04, 2020

ISB Mohali, Punjab has been recognized as the newest inductee to the ACREX Hall of

New ACs to come with default setting of 24°C this summer

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  • January 06, 2020

Air-conditioner makers will need to ensure that the default temperature setting for room air-conditioners is at 24°C in the..

Star Labelling Programme for Residential Buildings Launched

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  • February 26, 2019

Minister for Power, Raj Kumar Singh announced the launch of ‘Energy Efficiency Label for Residential Sector’ program in India. The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has developed this label for residential buildings to provide information to consumers about the energy efficiency program standard of the homes to be built across India.

Government Of India Launches Energy Conservation Building Code For Residential Buildings

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  • December 26, 2018

Ministry of Power, Government of India launched the ECO Niwas Samhita 2018, an Energy Conservation Building Code for Residential Buildings (ECBC-R). This code was launched on the occasion of National Energy Conservation Day 2018 at Vigyan Bhawan in the presence of Chief Guest Smt. Sumitra Mahajan, Hon’ble Speaker, Lok Sabha, Shri R.K. Singh, Hon’ble Minister of State (IC) for Power & NRE, Govt. of India and other dignitaries including representatives from industry.

BEE: Raising AC setting by 1° can save 6% power

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  • June 27, 2018

Increasing the air-conditioner temperature setting by just 1 degree Celsius can save about 6 per cent of electricity...

Switch to sun, slash power usage by 15%

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  • April 12, 2018

HYDERABAD: Hyderabad has the potential to generate close to 1,730MW (1.73GW) energy through rooftop solar photovoltaic...

Promoting energy conservation at this event in Dehradun

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  • December 20, 2017

To celebrate the National Energy Conservation Day on December 14, Uttarakhand Renewable Energy Development Agency...

Power minister Piyush Goyal launches new Energy Conservation Building Code

  • National News
  • June 19, 2017

The savings estimated by ECBC 2017 will be equivalent to the annual avoided expenditure of Rs 35,000 crore and 250 million tonnes of CO2 reduction, the ministry said.