ECO Niwas Samhita

Last updated: 5 November 2019

Giving a further fillip to India’s energy conservation efforts, Ministry of Power has launched the ECO Niwas Samhita 2018, an Energy Conservation Building Code for Residential Buildings (ECBC-R).The Code was launched on the occasion of National Energy Conservation Day 2018 (Dec 2018) in the presence of Chief Guest Smt. Sumitra Mahajan, Hon’ble Speaker, Lok Sabha and Shri R.K. Singh, Minister of State (IC) for Power and New &Renewable Energy. (Ministry of Power, GoI)

It aims to benefit the occupants and the environment by promoting energy efficiency in design and construction of homes, apartments and townships. Part-I of the Cod ehas been launched which prescribes minimum standards for building envelope designs with the purpose of designing energy efficient residential buildings.

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End uses covered
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  • Building vintage
  • New buildings