India Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) Building Envelope Tip Sheet

The tip sheet helps Indian building owners design a building envelope to meet and exceed the requirements of India’s Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC).  In ECBC, roofs must have an initial solar reflectance of at least 0.7 and a thermal emittance of at least 0.75.

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Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE)

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Publication Date: March 2011

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