of total energy consumed in India is by its building sector. Hence ensuring the buildings are upgraded with energy efficient appliances will have a significant impact.
Investment outlay by 2020 for the National Energy Efficient Buildings programme.
+ large government and private properties will be upgraded to make them more energy efficient.
railway stations will also be covered. Upgrade works will include replacement of inefficient lighting, ACs & ceiling fans with energy efficient appliances.
states/UT where the initial upgrades will be conducted - Maharastra, Delhi, Odisha, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat & Andhra Pradesh.
LED bulbs will replace existing lights.
fans - 50 W, BEE 5 star rated - will replace existing fans.
ACs will be replaced with BEE 5-star rated machines.