Energy efficient Resident Bungalow, Kausani, Almora, Uttarakhand

Renewable Energy Integration

CLient : Mr. Vivek Sharma (Resident) and Mr. Pankaj Khanna (Architect)

The work involved support to the architect in optimizing the building envelope and design & implementation of the Mechanical and Electrical Systems in the residential bungalow in Kausani, Uttarakhand (Cold Climate). The building envelope was optimized through Energy Simulation and the construction is made of heat resistant walls (Stone wall) and roof (with Underdeck PUF Insulation). The thermal comfort system consist of Radiant Heating and Cooling system installed in the floors, aided with a high efficiency heat pump and climate-based control systems. The building is integrated with Solar Water Heating system to aid the thermal comfort and service hot water requirements and Off-Grid Solar Photovoltaic system of 3 kW to supplement the house in making it Net Zero Energy Consuming.