The City of Bangalore, India faces an enormous challenge to meet its ever growing demand for energy and water and to manage its increasing waste, which pollutes the storm water drains and lakes in the city.
There is a need to refine building regulations to promote environmentally friendly, energy efficient buildings. The regulations lined out in this project aimed to cover all aspects of energy management to achieve energy efficiency at building level in Bangalore city.
The Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) and Bhurat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BPMP) are two regulatory bodies in Bangalore city responsible for planning, management and development of control measures for buildings. Both the regulatory bodies agreed to support and facilitate the project outcomes.
To help frame energy management policies and regulations for new and existing buildings in the City of Bangalore, covering a wide range of energy demand reduction and energy efficiency measures.