Sunday, December 13, 2015

#Delhi and #Mumbai International airports are India’s smartest buildings

Delhi and Mumbai International airports get India’s smartest buildings awards at the Times of India and Honeywell Smart Building Awards for 2015.

Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Government of India, was Chief Guest at the function and felicitated the winners.
Eight other buildings in New Delhi, Mohali, Mumbai, Kolkata, Gurgaon, and Bangalore were named the smartest buildings in their market segments, which included hospitals, schools, hotels, retail, commercial multi-tenant offices, single-tenant offices, residential facilities and public sector buildings.
The Delhi airport scored highest in power consumption control, use of natural resources, worker safety, personal protection, and indoor environment quality and control. The Mumbai airport is the highest scorer in use of energy-efficient appliances and fixtures, uninterrupted power supply, fire detection and notification, as well as surveillance and intrusion.
“Both airports have the highest scores across all nine building categories, across all green, safe, and productive assets deployed. These airports demonstrated maximum asset capability, uptime, and coverage, setting them apart as the country’s smartest buidings,” said Anant Maheshwari, President, Honeywell India.

 The national winners across the nine building verticals were:
·         Airports: Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, and Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai
·         Education: Indian School of Business, Mohali Campus
·         Hospitals: Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai
·         Hotels: ITC Sonar, Kolkata
·         Retail/Malls: Select Citywalk, New Delhi
·         Multi-tenant Offices: DLF Cyber Terraces, New Delhi
·         Public Services: Metro Bhawan, New Delhi
·         Residential: DLF Magnolias, Gurgaon
·         Single-occupant Offices: Bearys Global Research Triangle, Bangalore