Karnataka government has adopted guidelines for energy efficient and thermally comfortable public buildings developed in collaboration with the Indo-Swiss Building Energy Efficiency Project (BEEP). These are expected to assist the state in managing its electricity deficit which has continued to grow despite increase in installed power generation capacity. The BEEP guidelines have resulted from an extensive partnership between the BEEP and state PWD in designing and constructing ECBC compliant buildings. The guidelines take into account different climatic conditions across the state. Read more