Ashok Leyland receives LEED v4.1 Platinum certification, Auto Information, DFL
With this, Ashok Leyland turns into the primary workplace in India and fourth on the planet to obtain LEED v4.1 Platinum certification, the corporate mentioned in an announcement.
NV Balachandar, President – HR, Communication and CSR, Ashok Leyland mentioned, “We are the only corporate office in India to have received this certification. We have been associated with LEED for a decade and have observed great improvement in our energy and water savings, waste management, carbon footprint and the health of our employees through the use of LEED.”
In keeping with the corporate, Ashok Leyland’s workplace is positioned within the coronary heart of the town, with easy accessibility to bus, metro and rail networks. The benefit of entry created as a result of location of the Chennai workplace results in a excessive share of public transport utilization.
The mission achieved 91 factors, and continues to observe, analyze and optimize their efficiency through the use of the Arc platform. Sustainability options on the mission embrace a rainwater assortment tank that captures 100% of rainwater runoff and low move water fixtures to scale back water consumption.
Gopalakrishnan Padmanabhan, Managing Director – APAC and Center East, Inexperienced Enterprise Certificates Institute (GBCI) mentioned, “As the first project in India to receive LEED v4.1 Platinum certification, the firm’s Chennai office serves as an international model for sustainability excellence. Existing buildings have a great potential to improve their efficiency and performance through LEED. Ashok Leyland has set a benchmark in the industry by creating a sustainable workspace in the automobile sector.”
LEED v4.1 is the latest model of the LEED (or Management in Power and Environmental Design) score system, developed by the U.S. Inexperienced Constructing Council (USGBC).