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Better buildings are the foundation of the post-pandemic city

  • The City Solution
  • November 30, 2020

City governments worldwide are looking to accelerate an economic recovery from COVID-19 that enables people to get back to..

Artificial Intelligence For Sustainable And Energy Efficient Buildings

  • The City Solution
  • November 30, 2020

According to the goals of Europe’s green deal missions, the continent strives for becoming carbon neutral by 2050. Since buildings are a major..

Committing to Healthy, Affordable & Carbon-Free Homes in CO

  • International News
  • October 23, 2020

Our homes, workplaces, and other buildings are often the foundations of our sense of comfort and community—they are also foundational to..

Eversource Energy: City of Boston and Eversource Launch Building Energy Retrofit Resource Hub

  • International News
  • October 23, 2020

The City of Boston,recently named a top U.S. city for energy efficiency, and Eversource announced the launch of the Boston Building Energy Retrofit Hub, a new..

Accelerating Recovery for People Through Building Energy Efficiency

  • Vision Daily
  • October 22, 2020

Energy-efficient buildings are an important key to unlocking recovery from the health and economic crises of COVID-19, as well as a critical solution for..

Strategies to Achieve Net-Positive Energy: Insights into Advanced Energy Systems

  • The City Solution
  • October 15, 2020

A sustainable building is only as successful as the culture of its occupants. Generally, culture refers to a place rooted in..

This Energy Efficiency Day, Suntuity REI aims to make India an energy independent countryVivek

  • The City Solution
  • October 15, 2020

With the growing environmental hazards due to increasing carbon emission through fossil fuel, it is the need of the hour to..

OPINION: Sustainable buildings for resilient recovery need national-subnational engagement

  • The City Solution
  • October 15, 2020

For India to plan investments in buildings efficiency as a means of economic recovery, collaboration and trust between..

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”

  • National News
  • October 05, 2020

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

The World can and Must Achieve Net-Zero Emissions by 2050: Report

  • International News
  • September 24, 2020

A new report by ETC argues in its new report that the world can and must achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century. The report demonstrates that..

Power to the people - A case for energy-efficient appliances in rural India

  • Vision Daily
  • September 14, 2020

Studies have shown there is a constant rise in rural incomes in India and therefore people are expected to..

Is India Ready For Energy Efficient Hotels?

  • Vision Daily
  • September 14, 2020

The tourism sector in India is growing with respect to ingress of foreigners form all around the world. To keep up with such intense strength of..

With 7.50 billion sq ft of green buildings, India among the top 5 globally

  • Vision Daily
  • September 14, 2020

V Suresh, National Chairman of the Indian Green Building Council said in a statement, “We have now achieved 75 per cent of our..

Energy efficiency and behavioural change: Reducing carbon footprint through ICT and sustainable actions

  • Vision Daily
  • September 08, 2020

The fact that there is an untapped potential for energy savings that..

Delhi’s IGI Airport Exploring Clean Energy Alternatives

  • Vision Daily
  • September 08, 2020

The Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL), a joint venture which is led by the GMR Group, which operates the..

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

  • National News
  • September 08, 2020

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

Rajasthan has great opportunity for domestic manufacturing in energy

  • National News
  • 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..

Secretary-General’s remarks to 19th Darbari Seth Memorial Lecture "The Rise of Renewables: Shining a Light on a Sustainable Future"

  • International News
  • September 03, 2020

Excellencies,
Dear friends,
I am honoured to deliver the..

Why India must focus on energy efficiency and sustainability

  • Vision Daily
  • August 28, 2020

Even during this unprecedented time of COVID-19, the work to eliminate the existential threat of..

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

  • National News
  • 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

  • National News
  • 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

  • National News
  • 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

  • National News
  • 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

  • National News
  • 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

  • National News
  • March 04, 2020

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

Visualizing heat flow in bamboo could help design more energy-efficient and fire-safe buildings

  • Vision Daily
  • November 13, 2019

Modified natural materials will be an essential component of a sustainable future, but..

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

  • National News
  • 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..

Self-learning heating control system saves energy

  • Vision Daily
  • January 30, 2020

Can buildings learn to save all by themselves? Researchers think so. In their experiments, they fed a new self-learning heat¬ing control system with..

Lab turns trash into valuable graphene in a flash'Green' process promises pristine graphene in bulk using waste food, plastic and other materials

  • Vision Daily
  • January 27, 2020

That banana peel, turned into graphene, can help facilitate a massive reduction of the..

Star Labelling Programme for Residential Buildings Launched

  • National News
  • 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

  • National News
  • 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

  • National News
  • 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%

  • National News
  • April 12, 2018

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

Indian developers go green in push to reduce carbon footprint

  • International News
  • April 21, 2018

Developers in India are increasingly focusing on green building projects, as businesses start to value the economic benefits...

Understanding the wisdom of Indian residential architecture

  • International News
  • May 01, 2018

As the mercury goes beyond 40 degrees and tall concrete and glass buildings trap heat, resulting in more air conditioning and...

Are ‘green’ buildings the solution to Indian cities’ pollution woes?

  • The City Solution
  • May 02, 2018

Bengaluru/New Delhi: India’s ambitious mission to provide housing for all by 2022, build new cities like Amaravati and...

Green Buildings Could Save Our Cities

  • The City Solution
  • January 24, 2017

As the world’s urban population expands, architects and planners are mapping out ways to make cities more sustainable. Cities produce a vast...

Energy efficiency cuts carbon from buildings

  • International News
  • April 16, 2018

With the highest efficiency standards, countries can cut household carbon emissions at no cost to consumers—and achieve the...

Promoting energy conservation at this event in Dehradun

  • National News
  • December 20, 2017

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

Narendra Modi inaugurates energy-efficient Parliament House Annex extension building

  • International News
  • July 31, 2017

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated the Parliament House Annexe Extension Building which has committee...

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.