Why in News?
The Global Status Report 2017 has listed The Energy Management Centre (EMC), an autonomous institution under the Kerala government as one of the recent achievements in the deployment of key technologies for energy-efficiency in buildings.
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About the Report
The ‘Global Status Report 2017: Towards a zero-emission, efficient, and resilient buildings and construction sector,’ has been published by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
Built with assistance from the Global Environment Fund, the EMC campus is the only LEED Gold certified building in the government sector in Kerala. Up to 94% of the built-up space is daylight illuminated.