Avani Riverside Mall becomes the first Mall building to get the highest ever CII-IGBC PLATINUM rating in the country

Avani Riverside Mall added another feather to its much laurelled cap by becoming the first mall on the country to bag the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC)–LEED PLATINUM rating. It is the highest rating ever to any Mall in the country.
The Avani Riverside Mall by the virtue of its design and best operational practices has earlier bagged many prestigious awards and certificates. They include the highest 7-star Rating by CRISIL (2012), the highest 5-Star award by BEE (2013) and 1st prize in the National Awards for Energy Conservation (2013) from the President of India Sri Pranab Mukherjee in general category.
IGBC is a part of CII, which is actively involved in promoting the Green Building movement in India. The council is represented by all stakeholders of construction industry comprising of corporate, government & nodal agencies, architects, product manufacturers, institutions, etc. The council is industry-led, consensus-based and member-driven. The vision of the council is to serve as single point solution provider and be a key engine to facilitate all Green Building activities in India.
LEED India is the indigenized version of the LEED rating system of USA and is administered by the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) under license agreement with the USGBC. Launch of LEED India Green Building rating system for New Construction and Core & Shell lead to a significant growth in registration of new commercial building projects for green certification. LEED India rating system refers to local and national codes wherever available and to intentional benchmarks in absence an Indian equivalent. LEED India rating system is a installation cum performance based approach. Rather than prescribing specific technologies & materials LEED India sets the performance benchmarks and encourages the project team to achieve them with optimal resource inputs in their context.
LEED India certification is third-party validation of building's environmental and energy performance. LEED India certified projects are Sustainable, blend enhanced environmental, economic, and occupant oriented performance. They cost less to operate and maintain, are all round atmosphere energy and water-efficient, are ozone layer friendly and have low carbon emission, efficient in material and resource usage, have desirable indoor environment quality performance, are innovative in design, have higher lease rates than conventional buildings in the markets, are healthier and safer for occupants and society in general and are a physical demonstration of the values of the organizations that own and occupy them.
Avani Riverside Mall is a product of AVANI Group, which has demonstrated its role as a responsible Corporate Citizen.
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