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THE ECONOMY OF ENERGY EFFECIENT BUILDINGS; AN INDIAN PERSPECTIVE

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Paper published in The Journal of The Indian Institute of Architecture June 2008 THE ECONOMY OF ENERGY EFFICIENT BUILDINGS: AN INDIAN PERSPECTIVE Akanksha Sharma, Abhijit Parashar, Ashutosh Pathak Akanksha Sharma (sharma.akan@gmail.com), B.Arch (JMI University, New Delhi), working with Ar.Shiraz Kidwai, Delhi Design Company Abhijit Parashar (abhijitparashar2003@gmail.com), B Tech (IIT Roorkee), NSE certified derivatives and capital markets dealer, currently working at Schlumberger Ashutosh Pathak PMP, (pathak.ashutoshpathak@gmail.com), M. Tech. Building Science & Construction Management (IIT Delhi), Microsoft certified Application Specialist for Office Excel® 2007, currently working as Director (works), PWD, Govt. of NCT Delhi.




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Akanksha Sharma(sharma.akan@gmail.com)
ABSTRACT A booming Indian economy and consumerism has lead to exponentially rising energy consumption in Urban Indian residential and commercial structures. The per capita energy consump…