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GBCI awards LEED Platinum certificate to Hyatt Regency, Delhi

Hyatt Regency Delhi is the first Hyatt hotel in over 700 properties across the world and one of the few hotels in Delhi to which has received this esteemed green building certification.
As a LEED Platinum 5 Star Hotel, Hyatt Regency Delhi is now recognised on the basis of excellence in sustainable Design, Water Efficiency, Energy & Atmosphere, Material & Resources, Indoor Environmental Quality, and Innovation in Operations.

10th August 2017, New Delhi: Hyatt Regency Delhi, the flagship luxury five star property of Hyatt in India has been certified as LEED Platinum by Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), the body that certifies all LEED projects globally. With this honor, Hyatt Regency Delhi is the first Hyatt hotel in over 700 properties across the world and one of the few hotels in Delhi to which has received this esteemed green building certification.

During a special ceremony at Hyatt Regency Delhi, the internationally recognized LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) plaque and certificate were presented to Mr. Shiv Jatia, Chairman and Managing Director of Asian Hotels (North) Limited by Mr. Gopalakrishnan P.,Managing Director – Asia Pacific & Middle East, GBCI.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Aseem Kapoor, General Manager Hyatt Regency Delhi said, “It is of course a proud moment for all of us, especially as we are the first hotel to receive this certification within the Hyatt family. With this, Hyatt Regency Delhi establishes itself as one of the few global leaders for energy and environment design.”

“Market transformation happens one building at a time. Hyatt understands the value of LEED and has exemplified extraordinary leadership in reshaping their sector,” said Mahesh Ramanujam, president and CEO, U.S. Green Building Council, the creators of LEED, and GBCI. “The success of LEED is due to the partnership and support of those committed to advancing green building and sustainability. Each new LEED certification is one step closer to revolutionizing the environment in which live, work and play.”

LEED is the foremost program for the design, construction and operation of green buildings and provides a concise framework for identifying and implementing practical and measurable design, construction, operations, and maintenance solutions.

As a LEED Platinum 5 Star Hotel, Hyatt Regency Delhi is now recognised on the basis of excellence in sustainable design, water efficiency, energy & atmosphere, material & resources, indoor environmental quality, and innovation in operations. The property is also committed to reduce light pollution. All facade, external and landscape lights are selected and mounted in a way that lets minimal light into the sky.  The building envelope was also designed in a manner that does not let excessive indoor light outside. The vernacular architecture also emphasized the usage of local materials, which were easily available and suitable for a particular region and which also results in low maintenance. Hyatt Regency Delhi is also the only building in Delhi NCR to receive GREEN POWER transmission. Now more than 75 percent of the electricity comes from Green Hydro Power among the many innovations under the LEED project timelines.

About Hyatt Regency Delhi
Hyatt Regency Delhi is a luxurious business hotel conveniently located in the city’s central business district, 20 minutes from Indira Gandhi International Airport.  Situated on the outer ring road, the hotel is near embassies, government offices and corporate headquarters in Delhi and Gurgaon.  All 507 rooms and suites are equipped with modern amenities and complimentary Internet up to 1.5 mbps. and offer panoramic views of the city and landscaped gardens.  Enjoy dining and entertainment at the hotel’s award-winning restaurants: CafĂ©; The China Kitchen; La Piazza; TK’s Oriental Grill; Polo Lounge and Sidewalk, the pastry shop.

Relax and rejuvenate at Club Olympus Spa, which offers numerous treatments to soothe and relieve. Additional leisure facilities available in the hotel premises include a state-of-the-art fitness centre and an outdoor swimming pool.  The hotel also offers more than 2,955 sq m (32,050 sq ft) of meeting space with a combination of function, form and technology.

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The Hyatt Regency brand prides itself on connecting travelers to who and what matters most to them. More than 175 conveniently located Hyatt Regency urban and resort locations in over 30 countries around the world serve as the go-to gathering space for every occasion – from efficient business meetings to memorable family vacations. The brand offers a one-stop experience that puts everything guests need right at their fingertips. Hyatt Regency hotels and resorts offer a full range of services and amenities, including the space to work, engage or relax; notable culinary experiences; technology-enabled ways to collaborate; and expert event planners who can take care of every detail. For more information, please visit Follow @HyattRegency on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and tag photos with #AtHyattRegency

About LEED 
The U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building certification system is the foremost program for the design, construction, maintenance and operations of green buildings. Every day, more than 2.25 million square feet (209,000 square meters) of space is certified using LEED. More than 91,000 projects are currently participating in the commercial LEED rating systems, comprising more than 19.2 billion square feet (1.7 billion square meters) of construction space in 165 countries and territories. In addition, more than 356,000 residential units have been certified under the LEED Homes rating system, with more than 23,000 home projects registered. Learn more at and review the Foundations of LEED development process.

About Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI)
GBCI is the premier organization independently recognizing excellence in green business industry performance and practice globally. Established in 2008, GBCI exclusively administers project certifications and professional credentials and certificates within the framework of the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating systems, as well as the PEER standard for power systems, the WELL building standard, the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES), Parksmart, EDGE (Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies), Zero Waste, Investor Confidence Project (ICP) for energy efficiency retrofits and the GRESB benchmark, which is used by institutional investors to improve the sustainability performance of the global property sector.
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