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Practical guidebook for implementing smart technologies and clean energy projects in existing high-rise residential apartments

Sector Buildings
Grantee Meghraj Capital Advisors Private Limited
Year 2017

This guidebook explores opportunities to reduce the overall electricity consumption of existing high-rise buildings by shifting to energy efficient and renewable technologies. It provides in detail all the steps that need to be undertaken from inception to execution of clean energy and energy efficiency projects with technologies like cool-roof, roof-top solar and solar water heating.

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