Implementing 10 natural draft zig-zag firing demonstration projects in Varanasi brick cluster

01 Apr 2017

Varanasi brick cluster

The project aims to carry out performance evaluation and prepare dissemination material related to 10 natural draft zig-zag (NDZZ) kilns to be demonstrated in the Varanasi brick cluster.

The specific objectives are to - (1) Establish energy performance benchmarks by carrying out pre- and post-detailed energy audits at each of the 10 brick kiln sites that are adopting NDZZ technology (2) Prepare dissemination material in the form of case studies and video clippings in Hindi and English covering all aspects of zig-zag firing and its benefits (3) Verify and authenticate successful completion and commissioning of NDZZ demonstration projects in the 10 units.