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2014 – Notification of BEE National Certification Examination for Energy Managers and Energy Auditors

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has invited applications for the 15th National Certification Examination for Energy Managers and Energy Auditors, August 2014. Interested yet eligible candidates may apply online on or before 23 May 2014. The passing of the National level certification examination is the qualification for Energy Manager/Energy auditors to be designated as Certified Energy Manager/ Energy Auditors. Important Dates; Last Date for ON-LINE Registration and Submission of Application: 23 May 2014 Examination Dates: 23 & 24 August40

Avani Riverside Shopping Mall , Kolkata

First Ever BEE Five Star Label for a Shopping Mall

BEE 5 star rating is being awarded to Avani Riverside Shopping Mall, Kolkata and it will become the first ever shopping mall in the country to get a BEE 5 star label. This mall, spread over 600,000 square feet area has achieved an EPI(Average Annual Energy Performance Index) value of 185.62 kWh/sq. m/annum in comparison to the Business as Usual Shopping Mall EPI of 400 kwh/sq. mtr/ annum. For this, it implemented various energy efficiency measures like integration of day40

Three primary rating systems for Green buildings in India

For the past few years, the word ‘Green Buildings’ is continuously hogging limelight in the media. Some of us might have seen the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) – Green Business Centre building in Hyderabad which is one of the green buildings in India.  Now the question comes up – what exactly are these structures? How are different from other buildings? And why are they green? We can define Green Buildings as structures that ensure efficient use of natural resources40

National Mission on Enhanced Energy Efficiency

The National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) outlines eight missions including National Mission on Enhanced Energy Efficiency (NMEEE). NMEEE operates under the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), a statutory body under Ministry of Power, Government of India. NMEEE is an integrated approach for climate change mitigation through energy efficiency measures. The Prime Minister’s Council on Climate Change approved draft principles of the NMEEE on August 2009. The Union Cabinet approved its implementation framework on 24th June 2010 with dedicated40