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Power Minister R.K Singh launches energy efficiency label for residential buildings

Power Minister R.K Singh launches energy efficiency label for residential buildings

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With the implementation of Energy efficiency label for residential buildings it is estimated to achieve an energy saving of up to 40% over the conventional houses with annual savings of 90 BU by the year of 2030.

NEW DELHI: R K Singh, Minister of State (IC) for Power and Renewable Energy on Wednesday launched the Energy efficiency label for residential buildings

He was speaking at a two-day conference of Ministers for Power, New & Renewable Energy of States & Union Territories held at Gurugram.

Developed by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), the programme will provide the information to consumers on the energy efficiency programme standard of the homes to be constructed across India.

The objective of the labelling programme is to make an instrument over the energy performance of a home which will gradually lead to an effective tool while deciding over the home prices in future.

It also aims to provide a benchmark to compare one home over the other on the energy efficiency standards so as to create a consumer driven market transformation solution for Energy Efficiency in housing sector.

The proposed labelling program is expected to save substantial amount of electric energy through various energy efficiency efforts in houses nationwide.

With the implementation of Energy efficiency label for residential buildings it is estimated to achieve an energy saving of up to 40% over the conventional houses with annual savings of 90 BU by the year of 2030.

Further, the labelling mechanism will reduce in energy bills for home buyers. The likely CO2 emission deduction by 2030 will be 320 MT CO2 annually.

Source: realty.economictimes.indiatimes
Anand Gupta Editor - EQ Int'l Media Network

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