Sainik School, Chandrapur

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Project Name : Sainik School

Location : Chandrapur, Maharashtra

Typology : Institutional

Client : PWD

Certification : GRIHA 5 Star Rating (On going)

Built up Area : 70,000 sq.m

Green Highlights of the project:

  • Sustainable planning through preservation of existing  trees and water stream, new plantation, less cutting and filling, etc
  • Preservation and revitalization of existing pond with surrounding recreational activities
  • Water savings through low flow fixtures.
  • Rain water harvesting through various strategies such storage tank, bores and recharge pits.
  • Bio swale serving as landscape feature and facilitating storm water collection and infiltration.
  • Root zone system for treating on site waste water.
  • Monitoring of energy consumption by sub metering numerous systems.
  • On site renewable energy of 1 Megawatt capacity.
  • Use of fly ash in construction from local thermal power plants.
  • Design with local stones and wood
  • Energy savings through evaporative cooling, efficient VRV and centralized cooling system with high performance.
  • High performance double glazed unit for non residential building.
  • Micro-climate enhancement by water bodies and trees beneficial for hot dry climate.
  • Reduction in heat island effect by heat reflective roof tops, shaded paved areas and increased vegetation.
  • Composite masonry of exterior stone and fly ash bricks for interior for increased thermal mass