Bengaluru Airport's T2 Gets IGBC Platinum Rating
The Indian Green Building Council has awarded IGBC Platinum certification to Bengaluru's Kempegowda International Airport Terminal 2 (T2) in Karnataka, India.
In an official statement, Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), the operator of Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (BLR Airport), announced that T2 has been awarded the esteemed IGBC Platinum certification by the Indian Green Building Council. The certification was granted under the IGBC Green New Building rating system.
The statement emphasised that BLR Airport holds sustainability as a core principle within its business philosophy. T2 exemplifies this commitment by actively incorporating sustainable practices, demonstrating BIAL's strong belief in responsible and environmentally conscious operations.
Hari Marar, the Managing Director and CEO of Bangalore International Airport Ltd. expressed his delight in announcing that Terminal 2 has attained the prestigious Platinum rating from the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) through their newly introduced IGBC Green New Buildings Rating System.
This achievement is a significant milestone for BIAL and serves as a testament to its unwavering dedication to sustainability. Marar further highlighted that T2 serves as a prime example of its commitment to implementing green concepts and techniques, showcasing its efforts to conserve natural resources, energy, and water.
He further stated that the design and construction of T2 strictly follow numerous significant environmental categories specified by the IGBC Green New Buildings rating system.
These categories encompass Sustainable Architecture and Design, Site Selection and Planning, Water Conservation, Energy Efficiency, Building Materials and Resources, Indoor Environmental Quality, as well as Innovation & Development.
By integrating these green concepts and techniques, T2 proactively tackles national priorities, including the conservation of natural resources, demand-side energy management, water efficiency, the adoption of renewable energy sources, and the enhancement of consumer and occupant health and comfort levels.
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Source: Hindustan Times