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Towards Upscaling the Application of Low-Carbon and Energy-efficient Technology in the Construction Sector in South Asia - Cases of India, Nepal and Pakistan

Published in 2015 by

Type of document: Best practices, case studies

The Indian construction sector has a high ecological and carbon footprint. With increasing urbanisation and growth in India, the impacts of the construction sector will only increase. Low-carbon and resource-efficient technologies exist and could substantially reduce the ecological footprint of the sector were they dominant. In order to mainstream these technologies, it is essential for policy makers to streamline policies and develop guidelines that include a green mandate.