Project Profile

Project Title Mahindra-TERI Center of Excellence for Sustainable Habitats
Project Code 2016BS02
Project Status Ongoing
Start Date June 2016
Sponsor(s) Mahindra and Mahindra Limited
Division Sustainable Habitat

TERI and Mahindra Lifespaces will jointly establish a Center of Excellence which will evaluate traditional as well as innovative technologies and alternative construction materials customised for Indian buildings. This Center will focus on improving energy efficiency in India's residential buildings sector. The overall objectives of the Centre include:

Standardization and measurement of building material;

Building envelope study;

Thermal and visual comfort study;

Development of performance standard metrics, guidelines and numerical toolkit;

Water related activity for sustainable water use in habitats.