ECBC stands for Energy Conservation Building Codeis applicable for large commercial buildings with connected load of 100 kW and above or 120 kVA and above. ECBC focuses on building envelope, mechanical systems and equipment including heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system, interior and exterior lighting systems, electrical system and renewable energy, and also takes into account the five climates zones (Hot Dry, Warm Humid, Temperate, Composite and Cold) present in India.
ECBC study includes
- HVAC Systems
- Lighting Systems
- Thermal Study
- Study of power consumption patterns