Green building certification

LEED Certification of Ericsson Tower

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. Located in the commercial hub of DLF Cyber City, Gurugram, DLF Ericsson Tower is the multinational company’s corporate office in India. This project has become one of the more renowned constructions by DLF. Developed across an area of 216090 sq ft., Its futuristic design and contemporary architecture  is a paradigm shift in the concept of commercial work spaces. The building is EBOM, constructed and maintained by DLF. The LEED EBOM implementation process  planted  in May 2017. The  project had six month performance period from October 2017 to March 2018 for all credits.

89Energy Star Rating

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

31%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: Ericsson Tower

Building Type: Office: Mixed-Use

Building Size: 216090 sq ft.

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

 

Strategies & results

  • Achieved an Energy Star Score of 89 through increased energy efficient practices.
  • Reduced 31.5% of water use through the installation of low flow fixture and dual flush system.
  • Maintains the green area with adaptive plantings covering 22% of the site area and manage 100 % storm water at the site.
  • GHG emission intensity has also aimed to reduce by 4.1% with the implementation of energy saving measures.
  • Automatically controlled Light Fixtures are used to turn off during after-hour periods.
  • All the lighting fixtures in the building are LED fixtures and no fixture containing mercury is installed in the building.
  • Green Cleaning - Sustainable Cleaning Products and Materials Purchased
  • 100 % offsite renewable energy used
  • 53% occupant waste diverted from landfill
  • 34.3% of Sustainable Cleaning Products and Materials are Used

Procedure for LEED CErtification

Step-1

Registration with USGBC

The building is registered with USGBC green building certification portal

Step-2

Data collection during the performance period

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

Step-3

Review of documentation by USGBC

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

Step-4

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. 

Related Blog Posts

    Etiam magna arcu, ullamcorper ut pulvinar et, ornare sit amet ligula. Aliquam vitae bibendum lorem. Cras id dui lectus. Pellentesque nec felis tristique urna lacinia sollicitudin ac ac ex. Maecenas mattis faucibus condimentum. Curabitur imperdiet felis at est posuere bibendum. Sed quis nulla tellus.

    ADDRESS

    63739 street lorem ipsum City, Country

    PHONE

    +12 (0) 345 678 9

    EMAIL

    info@company.com

    Cart
    Subscribe to Firstgreen blog

    Get notified about new articles on our blog