The code is voluntary until made mandatory by individual state governments. Energy performance is regulated through prescriptive requirements for the thermal envelope and performance requirements for HVAC, hot water, lighting and auxiliary systems. The code allows a prescriptive path or simulated baseline building calculation to show compliance. In , the code was updated to include buildings with a connected load of kW and above as compared to kW and above requirement in the version , which was updated in
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While the Central Government has powers under the EC Act , the state governments have the flexibility to modify the code to suit local or regional needs and notify them. Presently, the code is in voluntary phase of implementation. About 22 states are at various stages of mandating ECBC, wherein most of building construction activities are happening across the country.
The following areas of the enclosed building envelope shall be sealed, caulked, gasketed, or weather-stripped to minimize air leakage:. Natural ventilation shall comply with the design guidelines provided for natural ventilation in the National Building Code of India Part 8, 5.
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Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC-Commercial) 2007
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Energy Conservation Building Code