International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies


:: International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies

ISSN 2228-9860
eISSN 1906-9642


Vol.11(16) (2020)

  • Simulation and Analysis of the Energy Consumption Pattern of an Institutional Building as per ECBC using eQUEST

    Manisha Yadav and Anil K. Berwal(Centre of Excellence for Energy and Environment Studies, Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology, Murthal, Sonipat, Haryana, INDIA).

    Disciplinary: Sustainable Energy and Management, Energy Efficient Building, Green and Sustainable Building.

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    DOI: 10.14456/ITJEMAST.2020.316

    Keywords: Energy conservation; Energy consumption; Building Code; eQUEST; Energy-efficient materials; EPI ratio.

    Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) 2017 helps in achieving energy efficiency in the building sector through their compliance approaches. Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) emphasises all the state government to make it mandatory for all the commercial buildings which are having a connected load of 100kW or greater or a contract demand of 120kW or greater. The study examines the energy-saving potential of a base case building using eQUEST simulation models of an institutional building as per ECBC 2017. The results indicate that energy consumption can be reduced up to 33% as compared to the base case model by applying simple energy-efficient features. The calibrated model is used to find out the payback period by replacing lights and fans with a more efficient one. Thus, it helps in attaining the ECBC benchmark with minimum expenditure that further helps in increasing the future energy-saving potential of energy-efficient buildings

    Paper ID: 11A16G

    Cite this article:

    Yadav, M., Berwal, A. K. (2020). Simulation and Analysis of the Energy Consumption Pattern of an Institutional Building as per ECBC using eQUEST. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies, 11(16), 11A16G, 1-10.


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