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January 2022

Grid-Interactive Net Zero Energy Buildings ZerO-In Grid-Interactive Net Zero Energy Buildings for a Net Zero Emission Future Delivering the national statement at the COP26 global climate summit in Glasgow, the…

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Solar Decathlon India 2021-22 Challenge

The Solar Decathlon India 2021-22 Challenge enables student teams to explore affordable building solutions that are innovative and forward looking. Student teams design resilient, net-zero-energy-water buildings for real building projects…

zero-in with an expert

Ralph DiNola

New Buildings Institute CEO, Ralph DiNola, has dedicated his professional life to bringing sustainability, green building and energy efficiency innovation to scale. For more than 20 years he has served as a consultant to developers, governments and Fortune 500 companies seeking quantum advances in their building practices and projects.

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Unnati Office

Access a host of case studies of high performance, super-efficient, and net zero energy buildings from India, South Asia, and other regions. Every month we highlight a high performance building that stands out for its innovative features.

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nZEB Alliance

The NZEB Alliance is a network of innovators and early adopters of NZEB concept in India. The Alliance aims to accelerate the building sector towards NZEB goals by providing an open forum for exchange of thoughts, ideas, and success stories. The Alliance membership is open to all private and public companies, institutions, associations and individuals interested in advancing NZEB initiatives, energy efficient technologies, best practices, policies, and programs.



USAID led Market Integration and Transformation Program for Energy Efficiency (MAITREE) is aimed at accelerating the adoption of cost-effective energy efficiency as a standard practice within buildings, and specifically focuses on cooling. MAITREE is a part of the US-India bilateral partnership between the Ministry of Power and USAID. This nZEB Knowledge Portal is a part of the outreach efforts of the MAITREE program.