• Heavie Eden
    IGBC Gold (Pre-Certified) Rated Green Homes 

Heavie Eden IGBC Green Homes Gold Pre-Certification
InHabit is proud to announce that our project Heavie Eden has added to the growing list of IGBC Green Homes Gold-Certified developments in Bengaluru, Karnataka making it a trendsetter in the region. These developments are rated by Indian Green Building Council under the IGBC Green Homes V3 rating system, 

InHabit has provided IGBC Green Homes consultation and ratings facilitation services to residential apartments "Heavie Eden" at Sarjapur Road in Southeast Bengaluru. Heavie Eden has scored 70 points out of the available 100 points making it among the locality's top environmental performers. 

The objective of IGBC Green Homes® is to facilitate the effective use of site resources, water conservation, energy efficiency, handling of house-hold waste, optimum material utilization and design for healthy, comfortable & environmentally friendly homes. These homes are third party reviewed, tested and certified such that home buyers can confidently invest knowing these buildings will perform better than conventional buildings.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
Sustainable Site Planning
  1. Project is located at one of the key arterial roads (Sarjapur Main Road) and is well Connected to the Public Transportation and Basic Amenities.
  2. Natural Topography & Vegetation: 19 % of area is landscaped which is on ground.
  3. 100% Heat Island reduction on roof by installing Cool roof & Hardscape Materials with SRI value >80%
  4. Over 80% of the Regularly occupied space in each apartment have been designed to ensure sufficient daylighting.
  5. Universal Design features like preferred parking spot for the differently abled, Toilets, Wheelchair access is provided at the service room, Walkways/ pathways with adequate width in exterior areas, Visual warning signage in common areas & exterior areas, Railings, Ramps, Lifts.
  6. 32% of parking facility will be provided with Electric charging units
  7. All worker safety and welfare measures were taken as per the NBC standards during the construction. 
Reducing Water Consumption

  1. The development achieves 40.29% potable water savings by installing water efficient plumbing fixtures. 

  2. Large quantities of water is saved in landscape irrigation even though 19% of area is under landscape but 40% is drought tolerant species and 45% are food bearing plants.

  3. 100% waste water is treated to tertiary standards and will be used for landscaping & flushing purposes.

  4. The site is a zero discharge site with 100% of rain water is harvested.

  5. Highly efficient landscape irrigation systems are planned to ensure required water quantity is used for landscape maintenance. 

  6. Domestic Water quality will be regularly tested to ensure all BIS norms are met.

  7. All major sources of water consumption will be sub metered and monitored on a regular basis to identify any wastage.  

Energy Efficiency

  1. The project will install Cool roof & Efficient Glazing  to reduce the incident solar radiation entering the building.

  2. The project has proposed to install BEE 5 star rated air conditioners in the club house. 

  3. Solar hot water capacity of over 2200 litres will be installed meeting most daily needs of the occupants. 

  4. 7 kW Solar panels will be installed which will generate 10,500 kW/yr. 100% of common area lighting demand will be met through Solar PV

  5. Energy meters will be installed in all major energy consuming areas including every dwelling unit, bore water pumping, drinking water pumping, external lighting, Air Conditioning, Clubhouse lighting.

  6. The overall energy savings in the project is about 13% compared to conventional buildings with the overall operational savings of ₹36039/Apartment/Year.

  7. All AC equipment is free of Chlorofluorocarbons and HCFCs.

  1. The total material value of all the Locally procured Materials to be used in various building materials in the project is over 68.27%

  2. The project uses third party certified Green Products will be over 40.35 % thereby reducing the environmental overall impact.

  3. 98 % of Construction waste will be Reused at site Or sent for Recycling.

  4. The project proposes to uses at least 6.16% alternate materials for project construction.

Indoor Environmental Quality

  1. The project is designed to ensure over 80% of the regularly occupied spaces have Enhanced Ventilation and Daylighting.

  2. All paints, sealants, adhesives to be used in the project are Low VOC and non toxic.

  3. 50% of the Building Occupants has Connectivity to the Exterior View. 

  4. Breakout spaces like covered gym, swimming pool and other physical activity features have been provided to enhance the health and well-being of the occupants. 

  5. All common areas in the building will be declared as no smoking zones. 

  6. The inherent design goal of the project team was to ensure the buildings remain comfortable even if they are non-air conditioned.