DLF Cybercity Chennai, a major and established IT SEZ in Chennai, has been awarded the LEED Platinum certification for all the nine office buildings under the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Rating System by the US Green Building Council (USGBC).
With this, DLF’s 26 office buildings, including 12 buildings in Gurgaon, have been certified with LEED certification, totaling 5.65 million sq ft of area under Platinum certification and 16.61 million sq ft of area under Gold certification.
Sriram Khattar, CEO-Rental Business, DLF, says, “We are truly humbled to achieve the highest LEED Platinum level certification for all our buildings in DLF Cybercity, Chennai. DLF Cybercity is a testament of our commitment towards creating healthier and more productive workplaces, firmly focused on reducing both, operating costs and the impact on the environment. Centralised core design for maximum efficiency, recreational green OXY Zone, excellent natural light penetration, and dedicated safety measures are few of the features that helped us achieve this prestigious Platinum rating.”
He further added, “We chose the LEED rating system also as a guide to making DLF Cybercity, Chennai, green and fulfill all set parameters, and then use the certification process as a test of our success. We will continue to raise the bar for maintaining a sustainable work environment and will strive to conserve key natural resources like water and electricity.