IGI Airport - First in world to adopt performance digital platform Arc

Q.  Which airport is the first in the world to adopt digital platform Arc?
- Published on 13 Jan 17

a. Indira Gandhi International Airport
b. Beijing Capital International Airport
c. Sydney Kingsford-Smith Airport
d. London Heathrow Airport

ANSWER: Indira Gandhi International Airport
IGI Airport - First in world to adopt performance digital platform ArcIndira Gandhi International Airport claimed to be the world's first aerodrome to adopt Arc.

Arc is a unique performance and benchmarking digital platform.

The digital platform at T3 helps in monitoring and tracking building performance and has been developed by Green Business Certification Inc and US Green Building Council.

USGBC is a global certifying body for all Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design projects.

It will be used by airport operators to measure and manage performance of the airport on resource consumption, quality of passenger space and carbon emissions.

Airport authorities will measure, manage and improve performance against other green building projects in the world.

IGI’s Terminal 3 had earned LEED Gold certification in 2011 under the new construction category.

Know More About LEED
  • Stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
  • It is one of the most popular green building certification programs used worldwide.
  • Developed by the non profit US Green Building Council.
  • It includes a set of rating systems for design, construction, operation and maintenance of green buildings, homes and neighbourhoods.
  • It aims to build owners and operators to be environmentally responsible and use resources effectively.

  • Top 10 Busiest Airports in the World

  • In 2015, twelve of the 30 busiest airports are located North America.
  • Six are located in Europe; one each in France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Turkey and the United Kingdom.
  • The rest are located in Asia; four are in China and one each in India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and the UAE.

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