Design Standard for Residential Buildings 1995

Last updated: 16 April 2021

Applicable Building Type(s)

New residential


Policy Requirement Level




Development Authority: Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development

Implementation Authority: Local governments

Enforcement Authority: Local governments


Energy Requirements:



U-Values (W/m2.K)

Roof 0.33 - 0.4

Walls 0.33 - 0.48

Floor 0.48

Suspended floor 0.7

Curtain walls 0.7


All climate zones

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