12 January 2017 Current Affairs: The Delhi Airport on January 10, 2017 informed that has adopted a unique performance and benchmarking digital platform, ARC, and claims that it is first in the world to adopt such platform.
The dynamic platform, developed at the Airport’s Terminal 3, has been developed byGreen Business Certification Inc (GBCI) and US Green Building Council (USGBC). These are the global certifying body for all Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) projects.
The platform would enable the airport operator to measure, manage and improve performance of airport regarding resource consumption, carbon emissions and quality of passenger space. Airport authorities can benchmark their performance with international best performance of similar type.
In 2011, the Delhi Airport’s Terminal 3 had earned LEED Gold certification under the new construction category.