Ackruti City Limited, the premier real estate development company has received IGBC Gold Precertification for its prestigious project Ackruti Greenwoods, located in Thane.
This certification from IGBC on Ackruti Greenwood, one of the premium residential projects by Ackruti City Limited reiterates the company’s steadfast commitment towards green delivery and building an environment- friendly world.
IGBC is a green rating agency developed on the lines of USGBC (United States Green Building Certification) and awards Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design(India) certification- an internationally recognized green building certification system, providing third-party verification that a building or community is designed and built using strategies intended to improve performance in metrics such as energy savings, water efficiency, CO2 emissions reduction, improved indoor environmental quality, and stewardship of resources and sensitivity to their impacts.
Commenting on the company’s decision to opt for precertification for the project, Mr. Hemant Shah, Chairman, Ackruti City Limited said, “The decision to get a precertification from IGBC reflects our commitment towards building a better community and offering our customers an environment-friendly living experience. This precertification aligns our work with the requirement of the living standards that is certified by the highest internationally recognised bodies that promote healthy and happy living. Precertification for Ackruti Greenwoods, acknowledges our effort to establish ourselves as a responsible company, which is sincerely working towards the cause of green living, following stringent guidelines set by IGBC and LEED India.”
“Ackruti group is completely committed to the concept of sustainable development and its projects are in compliance with highest standards of norms set out for green buildings,” Mr Shah said.
He added, “Ackruti Greenwoods is a project conceived to offer better standards of living, which is environmentally sustainable. Our engineering, design, architecture and environment team has worked hard to come up with ingenious solutions that ensure maximum water and energy efficiency, besides offering clean air and soothing views to the consumers. From selecting the site to ensuring green-friendly construction practices such as preserving the top-soil for landscaping during excavation, maintaining water and energy efficiency during construction, we are also taking care to use environ friendly material for construction procured from areas within the 500 Km radius of the site.”
Ackruti Greenwoods has been conceptualised to meet the maximum requirements of the National Building Code and that of Thane Municipal Corporation. Committed to 100 per cent green compliance it will offer complete recycling of grey water for landscaping and flushing purposes. The project will also have rainwater harvesting system and install metering devices to measure treated grey water consumption for flushing, landscape water consumption and hot water consumption.
The design and layout of the project offers maximum use of natural light and maximum ventilation, minimizing the use of artificial temperature control. The vast expanses of green has been incorporated to keep the environment free from pollution, besides offering fresh air. The proposed treatment process of the organic waste is either vermi-composting or organic waste converter. The project is aiming for more than 50 % organic waste to be treated, estimated organic waste generation in the project is 1.92 tones per day.