Building Energy Efficiency

Project completed

The overall objective of the project is to reduce energy consumption in new buildings in India by 30-40% by the year 2020. The specific objective is to build capacities and knowledge of builders, architects, engineers, labs, institutions and others, in the area of building energy efficiency in India by utilizing Swiss experience and expertise, and by following a multi-stakeholders cooperation process. The project has four components:  (1) Integrated Design Process (IDP) Charrettes and IDP Seminars; (2) Technical assistance in developing building material testing  infrastructure for implementation of the Energy Conservation Building Codes (ECBC); (3) Developing design guidelines and tools for the design of energyefficient  residential buildings; (4) Knowledge management.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Climate change and environment
Biosphere protection
01.10.2008 - 31.12.2012
CHF  2’100’000
Directorate/federal office responsible SDC
Credit area Development cooperation
Project partners Contract partner
Private sector
  • Foreign private sector South/East
  • Swiss Private Sector

Budget Current phase Swiss budget CHF    2’100’000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF    1’767’069
Project phases Phase 3 01.10.2017 - 30.06.2024   (Current phase) Phase 2 15.12.2012 - 30.11.2017   (Completed)

Phase 1 01.10.2008 - 31.12.2012   (Completed)