Sustainable & Green Building Innovations by KIRBY
Media Release: 6th May 2015
Pre-Engineered Steel Buildings (PEB) is one of the first choices when it comes to sustainable and green buildings. Kirby Building Systems India Ltd (Kirby India) is in the forefront of this innovation and is leading the revolution of green construction in the country through its PEB technology. Steel is the preferred material for all Prefab structures and PEB use steel which is more than 90% recyclable. These buildings are cost effective, energy efficient and provide better quality environment as they are cooler in hot conditions due to the favorable roofing material and natural ventilation. The use of sky lights and solar panels on rooftops will meet daylight and captive power requirements and at the same time reduce emissions and gain carbon credits under clean development mechanism. Effective usage of insulation material, louvers and other materials also help in making PEB one of the most preferred green buildings.
The company has the privilege of partnering who’s who of corporates both from national and international front operating across all industry segments by setting up their facilities in India and across the globe. To name a few, Kirby India has been associated with companies such as ITC Ltd, Shree Shubham Logistics, Prasad Seeds, VRL Logistics, IndoSpace Logistics, Maa Ambe Warehousing, McCain Foods, Tata Group, Reliance Industries, Hindustan Unilever, BMW, Birla Tyres, Pipavav Shipyard, L&T, Pepsico, Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, Dabur India, JSW Steel, Gati, Mahindra & Mahindra, Honda Express Logistics, Milestone Buildwell, Soma Enterprise, Ruchi Group, Jain Irrigation, SEL Manufacturing, Videocon, Shree Renuka Sugars, Apollo Tyres, Bihar State Warehousing Corporation, Karnataka State Warehousing Corporation, Central Warehousing Corporation, etc., many entrepreneurs & individuals and third party players.
To conclude, Kirby is the only PEB manufacturer in India that is capable of supplying a packaged solution for all warehouse requirements maintaining international quality standards. Today, Kirby has become a generic name in the PEB market in India and has maintained its market leadership through its innovation and vast experience. Its buildings have stood the test of time, time and again against all odds – manmade and natural.
Kirby India designs all the buildings as per national and international standards like AISC, AISI, MBMA, IS, etc. through its proprietary software and other standard packages. The company takes all the norms of green buildings into consideration during its design stage itself so that the end user will reap the benefits leading to saving on raw material and natural resources. As per green building norms, all the buildings should have certain percentage of natural lighting, air ventilation, very minimal VOC content in paint consumption, SRI value of roof sheeting, etc. Kirby India supplies its buildings with all these conditions but based on the customer’s requirement. All the materials supplied by the company are easily recyclable and none of materials are harmful to the environment. The company is also a member IGBC and is always looking forward to be a part of green buildings and eco friendly products.
Kirby India has already supplied PEB to many of its clientele that satisfies all the green building norms laid down by IGBC. Some of the clientele include ITC Ltd, Danfoss Industries – Chennai, IMTMA – Bangalore (Bangalore International Exhibition Centre), SKF Technologies – Mysore, Zahoransky Moulds & Machines Pvt Ltd – Coimbatore and many more. Because of increasing demand, more and more manufacturing companies are now realizing the importance of incorporating sustainability within their overall business strategies.
IMTMA building is an exhibition hall is awarded with the prestigious “LEED Certified” rating for Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) by the U. S. Green Building Council for its environmentally-friendly design. Similarly, SKF Technologies facility at Mysore has achieved Gold Rating and Zahoransky Moulds & Machines Pvt Ltd facility at Coimbatore has received Platinum Rating. All these PEB buildings are supplied by Kirby India and many such facilities across India are green in nature and have received IGBC certification.
Kirby Building Systems India Ltd (Kirby India) has a capacity of 200,000 MT per annum with Hyderabad and Haridwar each having an annual capacity of 100,000 MT respectively, thereby making the company a leading player in the Indian PEB market. Kirby India has over 25 sales offices and a network of more than 100 certified builders to cater to the erection procedures as per the international standards capable to handle any type of complexity under adverse site conditions. The company has served over 4,500 customers with more than 15,000 buildings spread over an area of 22 million sqm since its inception
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