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Indo – Switzerland

Buildings in India account for 33% of the country‘s electricity consumption, and the construction sector is expected to grow significantly in coming years. There is a great potential to reduce energy consumption in building sector by changing design practices by making new buildings highly energy efficient. The bilateral with Switzerland for enhancing the energy efficiency in buildings encompasses the following areas:

  1. Development of integrated design charrettes.

     
  2. Technical assistance in developing building material testing infrastructure.

     
  3. Design guidelines and tools for the design of energy-efficient residential and public buildings.

     
  4. Production and dissemination of knowledge product.