ENERGY CONSERVATION BUILDING CODE IN UTTARAKHAND
What is ECBC?
Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC), 2007 has been prepared by Ministry of Power (MoP), Government of India (GoI) in association with Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) under Energy Conservation Act, 2001. This code is aimed to reduce the energy consumption and enhance the energy efficiency in the buildings. For the compliance and implementation of ECBC, it is the responsibility of the state to amend these codes depending upon the state climatic conditions. It has been noted that those buildings which has been constructed and complied under ECBC codes has shown drastic reduction in energy consumption. ECBC in Uttarakhand Uttarakhand has amended ECBC code according to the climatic conditions of the state. This code has been amended with detailed study and discussion with local Architects and Scientists. The process of designing ECBC – Uttarakhand compliant commercial buildings will include different stages that begin with the design process, obtaining a building permit, completing the compliance submittals for the construction of buildings. Administration and enforcement of ECBC –UK is carried out by the local authority having jurisdiction. The authority having jurisdiction will need to receive plans and specification that show all pertinent data and features of the building, equipment, and system. The process shall be validated and approved by UREDA (Uttarakhand Renewable Energy Development Authority). ECBC – 2017 in Uttarakhand ·
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