In September 2016, the Abhikalpan Office project in Indore, India, was awarded EDGE certification to recognize a predicted energy savings of 68 percent, water savings of 83 percent and 28 percent less embodied energy in materials. The 573-square-meter office building is the first EDGE-certified project by GBCI in India.
Nestled within 25 acres of prime land in the diplomatic enclave of New Delhi, India, The Ashok hotel epitomizes heritage and grandeur, with sustainability embedded as its core value. This 550-room, five-star hotel built in the 1950s has both historical and national significance.
Performance is a common metric that is measurable and a key differentiator across businesses, people and products. The built environment has a significant role to play in enhancing employee productivity, and research has shown that employee productivity is directly linked to the environment in which people function.
On a global scale, green building construction is doubling every three years, according to the World Green Building Trends 2016 report, by Dodge Data and Analytics. Some of the leading drivers of this growth are client demand, environmental regulation and an enhanced awareness of the occupant and tenant benefits of green buildings.
GBCI India presents a free two-part webinar, LEED v4: Materials and Resources. Attendees will tour the new system and learn about the updates from LEED 2009. They will come away with concepts, tools and resources that can support project teams along the way.
Shilpa Architects, an internationally recognized, award-winning firm based in India, is the latest showcase in our ongoing LEED On video series. Having pursued LEED for multifamily residences and commercial buildings throughout India, their headquarters is also a LEED-certified building and it makes the in-person case to clients to experience LEED and ultimately pursue it for their future buildings.
The latest video in our ongoing LEED On video series showcases Manipal University Jaipur. The LEED Platinum campus, set on 122 acres of land at Dehmi Kalan village near Jaipur, is a shining example of sustainable building for higher education. Check out this powerful story of leadership in the video below.
The latest video in our ongoing LEED On video series showcases the India-based Pathways Group of Schools. Having secured LEED Platinum for their third school under Existing Buildings, Pathways School is the only school system to date in which all the schools have this status.
Our latest featured video in the LEED On video series profiles Grundfos Pumps India Pvt. Ltd. (Grundfos India), a global leader in advanced pump solutions and a trendsetter in water technology. The company contributes to global sustainability by pioneering technologies that improve the quality of life for people and care for the planet.