ECBC came in to existence in 2007 as a code meant for voluntary adoption. It had remained that for almost 5 years now. But it appears authorities are slowly waking up to the importance of its implementation. Few states like Rajasthan, Orissa, Delhi, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and West Bengal have announced plans for making the ECBC implementation mandatory.
There are now more than 10000 certified energy auditors and energy managers in India. Most of them unfortunately are not in to energy auditing. Though they intend to begin their life in to the second profession but some of the basic hurdles hold them back. One of the most demotivating factor holding our energy managers back are no-access to key energy audit instruments.
AVG Technologies today has released the annual update for their AVG Free Antivirus 2013 security application for Windows. Over the years people have felt that AVG Free Anti Virus has become heavy on computers as it has been offering many modules.
Few days back Google Navigation has gone live in India. Though still in beta, the navigation feature has been pretty accurate.
BEE Energy Auditor Certification basically prepares energy professional to carry out energy audit of an establishment while ISO 50001 standards is about energy management system.
Energy auditing is a very complex activity involving many functionalities. There is an amalgamation of almost all branches of engineering in to the profession of energy auditing.
BEE, the Bureau of Energy Efficiency in India has been able to create a technical manpower pool of about 10000 trained energy auditors and managers in the country through its annual or biannual examinations. These energy personnel had appeared in the examinations with an objective of indulging in to the career of energy management and auditing.
US has embarked on an ambitious incandescent bulb phase out program. The objective is to promote energy efficient other types of lighting instruments like LEDs. Though Thomas Edison’s incandescent bulb was scene changing innovation. But even the great Edison would hv traded for a LED today in place of incandescent lamp. Some republicans do claim that the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 does not exactly ban energy guzzlers incandescent lamps.