International Tech Park Bangalore (ITPB) receives ‘Gold Certification’ for six of its buildings

Completes green certification of all nine office buildings at ITPB

April 13 2016,  12.20 PM IST || Pocket News Alert

Bangalore, 13 April, 2016: The International Tech Park Bangalore (ITPB), Ascendas-Singbridge’s flagship IT Park in India has received Gold Certification for six of its operating office buildings at the final review of U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) in the existing buildings category.

International Tech Park Bangalore (ITPB) receives ‘Gold Certification’ for six of its buildings

The Phase 1 ‘A’ comprising three buildings (Discoverer, Innovator and Creator) which started operations in year 2000 was awarded LEED Gold rating by the US Green Building Council (USGBC) in the existing building category. The other three buildings (Explorer, Inventor and Navigator) which went operational in year 2003, 2004 and 2007 respectively also received Gold rating awarded by the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC).

Buildings operating at the ITPB SEZ area, viz. Voyager, Aviator and Victor had already obtained LEED Silver, Platinum and Gold ratings respectively at the design and development stage. The recent certifications of existing buildings mark the completion of green certifications of all nine office buildings at ITPB.

Mr Lee Fu Nyap, CEO Ascendas India Operations, said, “ITPB, a flagship development for Ascendas has been setting benchmarks for quality for over two decades. Achieving green certification of all its buildings further reinforces our commitment for sustainable development and efficient operations.”

The rating has been awarded to ITPB on achieving all prerequisites under five environmental categories which include - Site & Facility Management, Water Efficiency, Energy Efficiency, Health & Comfort and Innovation as defined by USGBC and IGBC for Green Existing Building Category. ;

About Ascendas-Singbridge Group

Ascendas-Singbridge is Asia’s leading provider of sustainable urban solutions. With the combined capabilities of Ascendas and Singbridge, Ascendas-Singbridge is uniquely placed to undertake urbanisation projects spanning townships, mixed-use developments and business/industrial parks. Ascendas-Singbridge has projects across 29 cities in Asia, many of which are in collaboration with local authorities and partners with complementary capabilities.

Jointly owned by Temasek and JTC Corporation (JTC) through a 51:49 partnership, Ascendas-Singbridge is the asset and investment holding arm of the integrated urban solutions platform formed by Temasek and JTC to capitalise on urbanisation trends in the region.