Green Horizon Consulting is one of India’s leading Sustainability and Green Building consultancy firms led by their Managing Partner, Mr. Samdarsh Nayyar, LEED AP BD+C.
Green Horizon’s services for Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir project include LEED consultancy, facilitation and Simulation services.
Sustainability is the basic essence in every element of nature since time eternal but has only gained human importance of late due to serial issues of Climate Change and Global Warming, and more so for the buildings and infrastructure sector which are a major contributor to this phenomenon. Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir in its pursuit of spiritual awakening also aims to make an architectural marvel which shall be sustainable and environment friendly by aiming for the stringent and acclaimed LEED v4 green building rating system from the US Green Building Council. The aim shall be to make a building which conserves energy, water, materials, enhances occupant well-being and comfort, promotes green modes of transport etc.
The temple shall follow the LEED parameters spread across various parameters namely:
- Location & Transportation
- Sustainable Sites
- Energy Efficiency
- Water Efficiency
- Materials & Resources
- Indoor Environment Quality
The project shall focus at use of efficient glazing, wall and roofing systems to minimize heat gain into the building, installing state of the are air-conditioning systems with energy efficiency at their core, intelligent and efficient lighting systems, daylighting harvesting, superior fresh air quality for indoor occupants, sewage treatment plants to recycle waste water for re-use in landscape, rain water harvesting, low-flow plumbing fixtures to minimize water usage, reserved parking for electric vehicles, car-pools/buses, bicycles etc.
Green Horizon Consulting specializes in LEED, IGBC, GRIHA, EDGE, WELL etc. certifications, Energy Modelling and Daylighting Simulations, Energy and Water Audits, Third-party Commissioning services etc.