National Design Competition by BEEP on EMSYS
In 2015, BEEP announced a unique design competition to unearth creative innovations towards India-specific EMSYS designs and solutions. The objective of the competition was to promote the concept of EMSYS among architects, product designers, HVAC engineers, and others. A total of 30 entries were received for both the residential and commercial categories, out of which 5 entries in each category were shortlisted and given financial reward to the innovators to develop prototypes. These prototypes were then tested for their effectiveness in blocking the sun. With good incubation support, the winning designs in both categories can be developed into economical functional products for thermal comfort in Indian buildings
Between 2018 and 2021, BEEP will extend support to manufacturers and others working in this area to develop and test EMSYS products and in developing the market for these products.