UST Global Campus in Thiruvananthapuram Awarded LEED Gold Certification

  • LEED Gold is the most prestigious rating by USGBC to encourage market transformation towards sustainable design

UST Global, a US-based leading digital technology services company, announced that its campus in Thiruvananthapuram has been awarded the most prestigious achievement, LEED Gold. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a rating system devised by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) to evaluate the environmental performance of a building and encourage market transformation towards sustainable design.

The 740,000 sq. ft. campus building has been recognized under the rating system of Indian Green Building Council’s (IGBC) LEED – India CS Version 1.0 at the certification level of Gold.Currently, about 3,000 employees work from the campus.

Built on a 36 acres of land, the building holds the current capacity to seat 7,800 employees.

Key salient Green features of UST Global campus:

  • Reduced building energy consumption with high performance glazing and high COP HVAC system
  • 9% water use reduction through low flow sanitary fixtures
  • Water efficient landscaping using treated water
  • Eco-Friendly building envelope, Fresh air technology
  • Good connectivity to basic amenities and public transportation
  • Enhanced ventilation and thermal comfort for the occupants
  • Good building design to ensure views to the exterior
  • Eliminated hazardous battery waste using fly wheel UPS
  • Increased Energy efficiency using radiant cooling
  • 100% rain water harvesting

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