Energy Efficient Building Design for Nepal

Project ID:  ENEP-RENP-II-17-04      

Principal Investigator: Dr. Bivek Baral

Project Title: Energy Efficient Building Design for Nepal

Total Projected Project Cost: 6,851,000.00                       ENEP Funding : 4,795,000.00

Project Owner or Principal Applicant: Prof. Bhola Thapa, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Kavre, Nepal.

Project Partners

  • Innovative Createers Pvt. Ltd., Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Lund University, Lund, Sweden.

Project Objectives

  • To study the thermal energy performance of residential buildings in Nepal and analyze the ways to enhance thermal comfort through better design considering passive house concept.
  • To develop energy efficient building design (planning) package for residential buildings in Nepal.
  • To promote the implementation of energy efficient buildings design in Nepal.

Expected Outcomes

  • Computer model for thermal performance analysis.
  • Year-round data of building envelope including temperature and relative humidity.
  • Energy efficient building design guidelines.


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