Jaquar Group receives Platinum LEED Certification for manufacturing facility in Rajasthan

, a bathroom and lighting solutions brand in , has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for its largest bath fittings manufacturing facility in , . The certification has been conferred by the US Council ().

LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is the most widely used green building rating system in the world. It is a globally recognised symbol of achievement, denoting proficiency in today’s sustainable design, construction and operations standards. The certification received by Jaquar Group’s manufacturing facility is in line with the group’s consistent focus on and innovation.

The factory building at Bhiwadi

The manufacturing facility of the group manufacturing unit in Bhiwadi is spread across 35,000 square meters. Green technology is the guiding force behind the functioning of the plant which manufactures 1,25,000 faucets each day and generates 5.4 MW of solar energy. Adhering to global quality certification, the Jaquar Group manufacturing facilities are , recycling 150,000 litres of water every day and 1200 tonnes of brass recycled every year.

Commenting on this, , Director & Promoter, Jaquar Group, said, “It is a mark of great honour for Jaquar Group to receive the Platinum LEED certification by the US Green Building Council (USGBC), the highest mark of quality and efficiency for a green building. This is the second LEED certification received by the Group and therefore reiterates our strong commitment to sustainability.”

Interior of the Factory

Of the different criteria listed by the US Green Building Council (USGBC), the Jaquar Group factory successfully achieved 21 out of the 26 sustainability factors, all the 10 water efficacy factors, 31 out of the 35 energy and atmosphere effectiveness, all 6 innovation measures, all 4 regional priority credits and 3 out of 15 indoor environmental quality standards.  

The group’s environment-friendly global headquarters in Manesar, Haryana, has been awarded the LEED Platinum Certified rating from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), the highest level of green building certification awarded to a building.

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