Energy Efficiency 2021 is the IEA’s annual update on global developments in energy efficiency. This year’s edition explores recent trends in energy efficiency markets at the economy-wide and sectoral levels, including developments in policy and investment.

Karnataka has topped the State Energy Efficiency Index 2020 (SEEI), scoring 70 points out of 100 on the back of several initiatives to improve energy efficiency in the state.

Transformations must occur across every sector at far faster pace than recent trends to keep the window open to achieve the Paris Agreement’s goal to limit global warming to 1.5°C, according to this Systems Change Lab report authored by the UN High-Level Climate Champions, Climate Action Tracker, ClimateWorks Foundation, Bezos Earth Fund and Wor

Developed by the Global Alliance of Buildings and Construction (GlobalABC), the report tracks the buildings and construction sector progress towards meeting the Paris Agreement goals, based on key indicators for energy use, emissions, technologies, policies, and investments globally.

That buildings should be well-ventilated is no rocket science.However, the current pandemic and revelation that SARS-CoV-2 can remain airborne for a considerable length of time has given this ancient awareness an urgent appeal.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Supertech Limited Vs Emerald Court Owner Resident Welfare Association & Others dated 31/08/2021.

The Supreme Court directed the demolition of twin 40 storey towers (Apex and Ceyane) in the Emerald Court project of Supertech Ltd in Noida for violation of building norms. The work of demolition should be carried out within a period of three months and must be carried out by Supertech Limited at its own cost under the supervision of the officials of NOIDA.

Joint Committee report in O.A. 33/2018 (WZ) in the matter of Sanjay Bhegade & Others Vs State of Maharashtra & Others dated 11/08/2021.

The matter related to illegal constructions in Pawananagar, Pune, Maharashtra.

A new report from the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), supported by professional services firm, Arup, calls on the built environment industry to adopt a whole life-cycle approach to assessing the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from buildings.

This practical guide demonstrates how buildings and community spaces can be constructed to increase their resilience to climate change, especially in developing countries where structures are largely self-built.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tanaji Balasaheb Gambhire Vs Union of India & Others dated 09/06/2021.

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