InterfaceFlor achieves LEED-CI status

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Bangalore, Jun 18 (UNI) InterfaceFLOR India, at subsidiary of modular commercial flooring major InterfaceFLOR, Europe, today announced that its Bangalore facility has achieved the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) from the US Green Building Council (USGBC).

USGBC has developed the LEED rating system to encourage the development of more sustainable buildings and interiors.

Raj Menon, InterfaceFLOR Country Manager said in a release that the InterfaceFLOR facility was the first building in the city and the third in India to receive the LEED-CI Gold honours.

"Going Green will reap tremendous benefits for us, both tangible and intangible, such as reduced operating cost and enhanced productivity of occupants," he said.

InterfaceFLOR submitted 37 points for approval to USGBC, of which 35 points were approved, resulting in the facility being awarded the certification.

Architecture firm, DWP Interics was chosen for the execution of the project.

The LEED Green Building Rating System is a feature-oriented rating system that awards buildings points for satisfying specified green building criteria.

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