IEEE PES Kerala chapter in association with Energy Management Center (EMC) Kerala & TKMCE Kollam, organized 'Energy efficient dream home' contest for engineering students. The Kochi hub level contest was conducted at Saintgits College of Engineering, Pathamuttom, Kottayam. 39 teams from different engineering colleges in Kochi hub registered for the contest. The teams had to prepare and present their ideas and model of energy efficient dream home.
The evaluation was based on design, improved use of terrain, materials used, energy efficient equipment, renewable energy, waste to energy, water harvesting, innovative / new concepts introduced. The judging panel comprised of Prof. Sajan Joseph, Associate Professor, Dept. of EEE, Cochin University College of Engineering Kuttanadu, Pulinkunnu, Dr. Manju Mathew, Associate Professor, Dept. of EEE, Saintgits College of Engineering Kottayam and Mr. Sreekumar R, Executive Engineer, KSEB Pandalam. Ajay Balan, Albin S Vayattattil, Marshal Tommy, Sharon Philip of Dept. of Civil engineering Viswajyothi College Of Engineering and Technology, Vazhakulam won the first prize.