Pune, Maharashtra India (PressExposure) October 10, 2011 -- Leading Integrated Infrastructure Solutions' provider, Pune based Synefra Engineering & Construction Ltd - A Tanti Group Company, bagged two of the prestigious 13 GIREM Leadership awards for their Project One Earth. The awards were conferred by Shri Kamal Nath, Hon'ble Urban Development Minister, Government of India in an event recently held at Goa.
Suzlon One Earth, a project conceived, managed and executed by Synefra won the award for categories viz. "Sustainable Project of the Year" and "Best Office Space Design of the Year". These recognitions were bestowed on Synefra for using sustainable and green standards of engineering and construction while designing One Earth. Synefra was the only company this year to bag 2 awards out of possible 13 categories. Synefra's flagship project for its client Suzlon, is LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum certified by Indian Green Building Council and has 5 Star ratings by Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA).
GIREM (Global Initiative for Restructuring Environment and Management) is an independent body focused on urban planning, development and Corporate Real Estate. GIREM Leadership awards are designed to recognize individuals and companies in the Indian realty and infrastructure field for leadership, innovation & best practices and are presented in 13 different categories. The review of nominations and selection of winners was conducted by high-level jury panel that included many industry stalwarts.
Commenting on the awards, Mr. JR Tanti, Managing Director, Synefra E&C said, "This is a great acknowledgement from our own fraternity. We are proud that Project One Earth has put India on the global map of green & sustainable infrastructure with its environment conscious initiatives and innovative project management concepts. Such awards and consistent recognitions increase our responsibility and Synefra is focused to bring in a complete new thought process in this area of sustainable infrastructure."
Developed in an area of around 11 acres, One Earth is one of the largest green building projects in the world with a built up of over 8,00,000 sq ft. Synefra has set various benchmarks for energy and water efficiency incorporating innovative aspects of engineering and construction. What appealed to the jury was the project's whole-building approach towards sustainability by attaining key areas of human and environmental health, sustainable site development, efficient water, energy and waste methods, materials and resource selection, indoor environmental quality and most important innovation and design processes.
About Synefra Engineering & Construction Ltd:
Synefra Engineering & Construction Ltd - A Tanti Group Company, formerly known as Suzlon Infrastructure Limited was established in 1998 with a focus to conceptualize, invest, develop & maintain Hi-Tech Industrial Infrastructure globally for Suzlon Group companies. With more than a decade of execution expertise, Synefra has today evolved to be an Integrated Infrastructure Solutions provider to different industrial business segments. With experienced professionals comprising of engineers, architects, finance and management specialists, Synefra offers a wide array of specialized services in Efficient Project Management (e-PM), Engineering & Construction (E&C) and Integrated Facility Management Services (i-FM)