Green building certification

LEED Certification of DLF Innov8

LEED certification first became a goal of the  DLF group for its commercial and retail buildings in early 2011. The DLF group contracted with Firstgreen Consulting to provide the guidance needed to meet the LEED-EBOM certification at the Platinum certification level. Firstgreen Consulting provided consulting services to update all plans, policies, audits, and best practices to meet the current rating system. Innov8, a LEED Platinum Certified building, is a world-class development located just off NH-8 in DLF Cybercity Gurugram. It is spread across an area of 1625376 sq ft. and is divided into 3 blocks (8A, 8B & 8C), with a range of 6-15 floors. Conforming to modern work environment facilities like food court ATM and retail outlets form an integral part of the complex.The design incorporates large efficient floor plates, wide column span and high floor to floor clearance, for optimal space utilization.The building is EBOM, constructed and maintained by DLF. The LEED EBOM implementation process  planted  in May 2017. The  project had four month performance period from September 2017 to December 2017 for all credits.

94Energy Star Rating

The entire facility has used Energy Star rated Equipments in order to reduce energy demand.

33%Indoor water use reduction

All water fixtures installed in the building are low water consumption.

100%Carbon footprint offset

DLF has done carbon offset by carbon credits to achieve 100% carbon offset for this building

Building overview

Key Project information

Project Title: DLF Innov8

Building Type: Office: Mixed-Use

Building Size: 1625376 sq ft

LEED Status: LEED for Existing Buildings O&M- Platinum


Strategies & results

Procedure for LEED CErtification


Registration with USGBC

The building is registered with USGBC green building certification portal


Data collection during the performance period

The building data is collected during the performance period related to energy, water, IEQ, Material, and waste management


Review of documentation by USGBC

USGBC closely review all the documentation and the credits are awarded as per their norms.


Final certification

Once all the review replies are satisfied by the USGBC review team, the building is awarded appropriate certification based on the credits approved. 

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