USGBC confers Wave Infratech office with LEED Platinum certification
Aug 23, 2013
Source : The Times of India

 

DELHI: Asserting WAVE Infratech’s corporate office as the most sustainable building in the region, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has awarded WAVE Infratech with LEED Platinum certification. The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system, developed by USGBC is the most respected and widely used certification program for commercial buildings and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated for improved environmental and human performance.

“With this honor, WAVE Group has joined the club of few selected excellent working spaces around the World. Given the extraordinary importance of climate protection, WAVE Infratech has demonstrated their intent through this certification,” Wave Infratech spokesperson said in a statement.

“All of this has been possible because of the culture, strong belief & commitment of WAVE towards social responsibility and visionary strength of promoters”, spokesperson added.

In an effort to accelerate sustainable development around the world, USGBC has recently added a new layer to its LEED Earth campaign to offer free LEED certification to the first Platinum projects that certify using the new version of LEED.

As a matter of fact, the construction and real estate industry has witnessed a resurgence of the green revolution. Construction of green buildings and production of environment- friendly products & raw materials are steadily increasing their footprint in India.

Research reveals that Green buildings are gaining momentum and could account for 20 per cent of all construction by 2030. It is also estimated that the market potential for green building products and technologies in India by 2015 would be around $100 billion.

About Wave Group

Wave Group is one of the fastest growing business groups in India. It is successfully running a portfolio of high growth businesses such as Sugar manufacturing, Liquor Distilling and Brewing, Paper Manufacturing, Retail, Entertainment, Schools, Movie Production and Distribution and Real Estate etc. Wave Group is an established name in the real estate with some of the biggest and most exclusive projects and townships under development in Noida, Ghaziabad and Mohali. The company prides itself in tying up with best of renowned international consultants and bringing modern construction technologies to India. It has a well established film production & distribution business and is one of the significant players in the multiplex business covering almost entire North India with 32 screens and expanding. Recently, the group ventured into sport of hockey by acquiring the Delhi franchisee (Delhi Waveriders) of Hockey India League. Wave Group was established in 1963.

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