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Knowledge Dissemination

CSE as a CoE also functions as knowledge centre for Sustainable Water Management, wherein it collates and disseminate information related to urban water management through its website. CSE’s website has dedicated interactive online information on water management and in particular CoE activities like RWH, DWWT and water efficiency.Also, other CSE’s websites like India Environmental Portal, Down to Earth, rainwater harvesting widely cover issues related to the above activities on a regular basis.

Greening my home: How do I reduce my energy footprint?

Why we must think of energy efficient life style?

Construction industry in India is growing at a rate of 9.2 per cent per annum as against the world average of 5.5 per cent per annum. The construction industry is also nearly 10 percent of the GDP. It is one of the largest in terms of economic expenditure, use of raw materials and environmental impacts.

Energy Efficient Appliances

Energy efficient appliances: Look for energy label

Renewables

Catching the sun?

Lighting

How do I light my home?

Sustainable buildings, lifestyle and energy

Our personal choices about the level of comfort we want and the means of getting that comfort decides sustainability of our lifestyle. Our small decisions on -- how do we light and air condition our home, offices and shops, use water, dispose waste define livability.

Green CSE : Sustainable Habitat


At CSE, the function of buildings is primarily designed for in-house scientific and environmental research and publications on issues pertaining to the environment and development of national and international significance.

National mission on sustainable habitat

The national mission on sustainable habitat approved by Prime minister. It is one of the eight missions under national climate change action plan and aims to make cities sustainable through improvements in energy efficiency in buildings, management of solid waste & shift to public transport.

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