Oct 19, 2019 NZEB Tour | Sierra eFacility, Coimbatore
A tour of Sierra eFacility at Coimbatore was organized on October 19, 2019.
The tour received 12 participants including those from TU Delft, RVS SOA, Cardiff University and Nehru School of Architecture. The Sierra eFacility is an ideal example of integrating software solutions to optimize building operations and bridging technological barriers for achieving net zero energy.
Salient features of the building include daylight integration, automated switching and IoT controls, waste-water treatment systems, building integrated photo-voltaics and food waste minimization strategies. Significant efforts are undertaken by Sierra to educate the visitors and occupants about green buildings by installing plaques and displays alongside every green feature implemented.