Azure Power Headquarter Gets LEED Platinum Certification from USGBC

This certification is the highest rated certification for recognizing best-in-class building strategies and practices in green building.

India’s one of leading solar power producers, Azure Power has secured India’s first Platinum certification under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) v4 Commercial Interiors rating system by the US Green Building Council (USGBC).

The company has received the award for its headquarter in Aerocity, New Delhi from USGBC, which is a non-profit organization that promotes sustainability in building design, construction, and operation.

The LEED certification identifies the company as a showcase example of sustainability and demonstrates leadership in transforming the building industry.

Further, this certification is the highest rated certification for recognizing best-in-class building strategies and practices in green building.

The company has achieved this certification for implementing practical and measurable strategies and solutions aimed at achieving high performance in the categories such as: integrative process, water efficiency, energy use and atmosphere, materials and resources, innovation and indoor environment quality.

Commenting on the achievement, USGBC and Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), President and Chief Executive Officer, Mahesh Ramanujam said, “Market transformation happens one building at a time. Azure Power understands the value of LEED and has exemplified extraordinary leadership in reshaping their sector.”

“The success of LEED is due to the partnership and support of those committed to advancing green building and sustainability,” Ramanujam added.

“We are pleased to receive the LEED Platinum certification from USGBC. To achieve the highest certification is a testament to the company’s core values of Excellence and Social Responsibility. Achieving this required meeting high standards for several green design and construction features. Even though we had limited working hours, we ensured that we did not compromise on any aspects of the green building requirements and ensured that the office space was completed on time. This certification strengthens our values and belief to help create a greener world for our community and future generations,” said Dalpreet Singh, Project Lead, Azure Power.

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Manu Tayal

Manu Tayal

Manu is an Associate Editor at Saur Energy International where she writes and edits clean & green energy news, featured articles and interview industry veterans with a special focus on solar, wind and financial segments.

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