Hatton National Bank uses green concept in new building
Hatton National Bank will open Sri Lanka's country’s first green bank branch in Nittambuwa on June 2.
The bank branch is built according to a green concept and HNB has invested Rs 125 million to make it environmental friendly.
The HNB Customer Centre in Nittambuwa is a green building structure that is environmentally responsible and resources efficient and the state of the art building embodies the very essence of the green concept. “The HNB has taken the lead in environment conservation and this will also have a positive impact on the overall performance,” HNB Deputy General Manager Piyal Hennayake said.
The building will help save energy upto 30 percent while saving on water will be 70 percent. “This would enable the bank to be cost effective,” he said.
The HNB Nittambuwa is the first bank building in Sri Lanka to receive the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification from the US Green Building Council.