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GF Piping Systems India wins three Leed certifications

MUMBAI , May 7, 2023

India-based GF Piping Systems, a leading flow solutions provider for the sustainable transport of fluids in India, said its industrial manufacturing site in the country, has secured Leed (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum and a Gold Certification from the US Green Building Council and Green Business Certification. 
The Leed certification programme is an internationally recognized rating system for healthy, efficient, carbon and cost-saving green buildings. 
With this, GF Piping Systems India has received certifications for a total of three buildings. 
The on-site customization building achieved Platinum Certification under the v4.1 Operations and Maintenance: Existing Buildings rating system with a total of 83 points, while the warehouse and main plant building also received Platinum and Gold Certifications respectively.
The plant located in the city of Ratnagiri in Maharashtra is the first industrial manufacturing site in the country to receive the Platinum and Gold Certification.
The certification process began in 2021, while the necessary measurement and monitoring equipment was registered and installed throughout 2022. This was followed by a period of rigorous auditing which resulted in the Gold Certification in March 2023 and the two Platinum Certifications in April 2023.
On the key achievement, Managing Director Shekhar Jagtap said: "Our Strategy 2025 stipulates that we reduce our CO2e emissions by 21% until 2025, and we have continually worked towards this goal. The Leed certifications prove to us and our customers that we are on track and successfully transforming the approach to industrial buildings."
GF Piping Systems India, he sdtated, is committed to enabling the safe and sustainable transport of water, gas, and chemicals. 
Previously, the company had installed a solar energy system with 2239 modules on its production site and warehouse roof. The panels have a capacity of 750 kWp and reduce GF Piping Systems India's CO2 emissions by approximately 1000 tons per year, he added.-TradeArabia News Service


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