GIBSS, a company focussed on making "buildings zero net energy" with the use of its environmentally and socially responsible demand side technologies, has been awarded the Sankalp Awards 2012 for the most innovative sustainable and scalable company in the Clean Tech and Clean Energy Sector.
GIBSS, with its energy efficient Geothermal, Hot water cogeneration and Lighting systems, helps buildings reduce operational costs by 60-80%. Arun Shenoy, Co-founder, GIBSS, said "Our long term vision is Zero Net Energy Buildings – Buildings that can harvest energy to meet their own demand. The first step in this direction is to reduce and optimize demand so that supply side solutions can be made affordable and commercially viable. Our demand side geothermal, hot water and lighting technologies can reduce energy demand in buildings by 60-80%."
Sankalp 2012 is a Social Enterprise Awards process that is aimed at recognizing the most sustainable, scalable and innovative social enterprises in India and South East Asia. Sankalp organizers had received 100+ applications from across the region. The applications were evaluated on various parameters including operational efficiency, social impact, innovation, sustainability, scalability, market potential and team profile.
Mandar Kaprekar, Co-founder, GIBSS, said "It is a great milestone for us. Our dream is to make every building and home in India Zero Net Energy. Our commercially viable zero net energy building systems have already generated savings of over 5 million electrical units reduced over 75 million litres of water consumption and 6000 tonnes of carbon footprint equivalent to planting 400,000 trees."
Recently, GIBSS has raised 2 Cr from SRI Capital Fund and Hyderabad Angels Network. Sashi Reddi, founder of SRI Capital Fund, had led the investment round in GIBSS.
About GIBSS (Green India Building Systems and Services)
GIBSS, a zero net energy building systems company, helps businesses reduce costs and raise productivity through compelling "triple bottom line" energy efficiency products and solutions in their buildings. With its zero initial investment or Pay from Savings model and performance bank guarantees, GIBSS has made state of the art technologies commercially viable to its clients. GIBSS portfolio of Geothermal cooling systems, Hot water co-generation systems, lighting and Indoor air quality systems reduces operating costs in buildings by 60-80%. It has generated remarkable interest among building owners and operators and is set to become a game changer in the building systems space.
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