India Launches Net-Zero Building Portal
The Indian Power Ministry, with the help of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has launched the country’s first Web portal aimed at net-zero energy use in buildings.
The story in The Business Standard says that the portal – www.nzeb.in – provides information about net-zero energy buildings as well as those that are nearly net-zero. Power Secretary Pradeep Kumar Pujari said that the vision was to go beyond measuring performance and to look at broader goals in relation to net-zero operations. He argued for wider use of energy codes in Indian states that do not yet have them in place.
Sara Gutterman, the Co-Founder and CEO of Green Builder Media, wrote in a column at Energy Manager Today that India and China have made “huge strides” in shifting to a sustainable economy, reducing carbon emissions and improving air quality since the COP21 meetings in Paris.
- 2015 Insider Knowledge
- The New Energy Future - Challenges and Opportunities in Corporate Energy Management
- Strategies for a Successful EHS&S Software Selection
- Financing Environmental Resiliency and a Low-Carbon Future with Green Bonds
- Top 10 Steps for a Successful EMIS Project
- Advanced Rooftop-Unit Control (ARC) Retrofits: Field Demonstrations Validate Energy Savings
- Operationalizing EHS Management: Bridge the Gap from Strategy to Execution
- Approaches to Managing EHS&S Data
- Choosing the Correct Emission Control Technology
- The Corporate Sustainability Professional's Guide to Better Data Management