Delta's Mumbai office awarded LEED platinum rating

The Mumbai office of Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, has achieved a platinum rating under the LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) commercial interiors rating system, according to a press release.

The interior of the Mumbai office was designed using energy efficient architecture, natural sky-lighting and ventilation, rain water harvesting and water recycling, as well as eco-friendly building materials that provide a clean, healthy, and safe workplace for employees.

For harmony with nature and the local community, every detail of the factory fulfills green building criteria, the release said. The building has an above baseline energy performance of 37 percent, reduced water use by 40 percent and natural lighting for 85 percent of the total area. The building also has facilities for parking and charging electric vehicles.

As one of its commitments to corporate social responsibility, Delta designs its plants and offices to be in sync with the green building spirit, the release said. When planning new buildings, Delta’s focus is on energy efficiency, minimizing impact on the environment, indoor air quality, a healthy environment and the employee feel good factor.

Delta’s corporate social responsibility is about giving back to society, protecting the environment and saving energy, officials said. From 2010 to 2015, the group helped its customers save nearly 17.3 billion kWh of electricity and reduced emissions by about 9.2 million tons of CO2.

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Companies: U.S. Green Building Council

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