Superbia, a housing development in Gurugram, India includes 9 tower apartments. The project will feature an outdoor gym, half basketball court, playground, multipurpose lawn, and a jogging park.
The apartments were designed to conserve natural resources using External Shading Devices, Low-E Coated Glass, Reflective Paint/Tiles for Roof, Energy-Saving Light Bulbs for internal and External Spaces, Solar Photovoltaics, Reduced Window to Wall Ratio, Smart Meters, Low-Flow Showerheads, Low-Flow Faucets for Kitchen Sinks and Washbasins, Recycled Grey Water for Flushing, and more.
Superbia is designed by R.K. Associates, and has received a Preliminary EDGE Certificate from GBCI.
Predicted Savings of EDGE Certification
Less Embodied Energy in Materials
Reduced Window to Wall Ratio, reflective paint for roof, external shading devices, low-e coated glass, energy saving lighting, lighting controls for corridors and staircases, solar photovoltaics, smart meters.
Water efficient showers and faucets, dual flush for water closets, recycled grey water for flushing.
Floor and roof in-situ concrete slab, external and internal walls in-situ reinforced wall, UPVC window frames.
*Part of the energy efficiency percentage may be associated with virtual energy for comfort depending on the presence of heating and cooling systems. Note that virtual energy does not contribute savings to utility bills.