Bangalore EEB Laboratory, 3-5 March 2015

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27 February, 2015




Geneva, 27 February 2015 – The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and its local partners are hosting a deep-dive workshop to support the development and implementation of ambitious, practical strategies for reducing building energy consumption in the Bangalore market. To achieve that goal, various stakeholders in Bangalore’s commercial building sector will convene to diagnose and tackle key barriers to energy efficiency around 6 core topics:

  • Awareness (multiple benefits of Energy Efficiency in Buildings)
  • Workforce capacity
  • Business models/investing and financing
  • Verifying value and return on investments
  • Policy and regulation
  • Availability of technological solutions

The EEB lab will recommend practical action plans for achieving market transformation to improve energy efficiency, and establish clearly defined stakeholder commitments.

The EEB lab in Bangalore will address buildings in the context of retrofitting. The four specific target segments within the building sector will be:

  • Commercial buildings
  • Hotels and hospitals
  • Data centres
  • Malls and Large scale retail 

Energy Efficiency in Buildings Laboratory Bangalore – India