Affordable housing, a lot more remains to be done...

When investments in affordable housing are expanding under Central and state government housing schemes, on-ground assessment of emerging building stock in states shows there is still considerable scope of reducing heat gain in buildings, improving ventilation and day-lit areas to improve thermal comfort for all and reduce the energy intensity of built structures. This has emerged from the pilot assessment of the affordable housing schemes – the Dignity Housing Scheme – in Telangana, carried out by the Centre for Science and Environment. To get full access to this story, "Subscribe Now", in just Re.1 for the next 24 hours.

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