31 Oct '12, 2pm

#Energy Efficiency: The Path to Constructing Change in #India

With the costs of climate change increasing daily, we need the savings to be gained from energy efficiency more than ever. In India, the state of Andhra Pradesh just announced landmark energy efficiency standards that will adopt the national Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) statewide by early 2013, ensuring that buildings meet minimum energy efficiency standards when constructed or renovated. Hopefully more states will follow Andhra Pradesh and other leading states' example. This is critical in a time of rapid urbanization and skyrocketing energy demand and holds true for communities around the world. Energy efficiency is the fastest, cleanest, and cheapest way to significantly meet energy needs and increase energy security. NRDC in partnership with the Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI) has just released a report “Constructing Change: Accelerating Energy...

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