In a first in the country, the State government is going to launch Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) for saving energy and reducing air pollution and power outages.
The groundbreaking ECBC implementation has been made mandatory by incorporation of the ECBC clause in online Development Permission Management System (DPMS) by the Directorate of Town and Country Planning (DTCP) of the Municipal Administration department from Monday (October 22). It will be formally launched soon.
In a communication to Chief Secretary Anil Chandra Punetha, director-general of Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) Abhay Bhakre appreciated the AP’s model of ECBC. A few other States are still in the stage of incorporating the ECBC into the State and local bylaws. Read More