Energy Performance Evaluation of Detached Residential buildings in a Tier II city in India

Energy Performance Evaluation of Detached Residential buildings in a Tier II city in India

© 2022 by IJETT Journal
Volume-70 Issue-2
Year of Publication : 2022
Authors : Arshia Khajooria Hazarika, Virendra Kumar Paul
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V70I2P233

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Arshia Khajooria Hazarika, Virendra Kumar Paul, "Energy Performance Evaluation of Detached Residential buildings in a Tier II city in India," International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, vol. 70, no. 3, pp. 295-301, 2022. Crossref,

The disproportionate energy use worldwide is causative to a multitude of environmental issues. Electrical energy use in the large footprint of the domestic sector in India needs curtailment. Accordingly, this study analyses the electric energy use of existing plotted residential buildings constructed between 1950-2000 through energy assessment guidelines for categorizing energy performance efficiency. Ten cases of detached plotted residences in a Tier-II city are assessed for energy efficiency based on Eco Niwas Samhita Part-I (ENS Part I) and universal Energy Performance Index (EPI) for annual electrical energy normalized with the area as per the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) and Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA). An energy audit is conducted for these plotted residential buildings for developing an energy management framework and for shortlisting these buildings for energy-efficient retrofit.

Building Envelope, Energy efficiency, Energy Performance Index (EPI), Residential buildings, Thermophysical properties.

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