In today's day and age, 'Sustainability' and 'Green Buildings' are buzzwords among every architect and property developer They strive to find ways of constructing and managing buildings in a sustainable and environmentally-friendly fashion. But not many pay real attention to all the aspects of 'building green'.
The Fairway Holdings Group of Companies has long promoted a clean and healthy environment and truly believes in being environmentally friendly as an integral part of everything they do. The Group's very first business venture, a mini hydro power project in the village of Sitagala, aimed to produce clean and renewable energy is a classic example of this initiative. Since then, the Fairway Group has partnered the promotion and development of three wind power plants that collectively produce and supply over 30 MW of energy to the National Grid. Focusing on energy efficiency, saving natural resources such as water and natural ventilation and lighting - in order to build in a greener, more sustainable manner has been the company's vision from the outset.
The Fairway Group promotes sustainability and environmental responsibility, continuously striving to maintain eco-friendly practices all their projects and execute their plans in a socially responsible manner. Such a strong commitment and direction have enabled Fairway Holdings to conceptualize and develop beautiful homes, where distinctive design and elegant comfort complement each other and the environment.
The two completed luxury residential projects, The Fairway on the Waterfront and The Fairmount - Urban Oasis are both centered on cleaner living. The wetlands, the natural habitat in Rajagiriya and its surrounding areas, also make it the ideal location to for eco-friendly luxury developments. However, in order to retain the beauty of this natural environment, the Fairway Holdings was conscious of not disturbing the natural eco system and the environment. The Fairway Group's latest luxury residential project, The SkyGardens takes this initiative to the next level, further contributing to a lifestyle that reduces our carbon footprint. The flawless interiors will be designed specifically to maximize natural ventilation and lighting in order to promote healthier living. LED lighting and state-of-the-art "inverter technology" to lower the energy costs, rain-water for gardening to reduce the overall water consumption, the use of engineered timber products that are imported from responsibly harvested sources will be used in the construction and development of this magnificent edifice. All projects undertaken by the Group are carefully checked from every perspective to conserve our nation's valuable natural resources and thereby minimizing the negative impacts through the implementation of routine actions and by sustainable management.
Initiatives undertaken by the Fairway Group in the field of conservation and raising awareness on the environment and its community are many. The Group truly believes in fulfilling its share of social responsibilities to the community.
The values that drive this corporate are a combination of what is expected in terms of ethics and professionalism underlain by the cultured values of what feels right in terms of the conscience of it's Management. Supporting a Montessori, supply of all school needs for over 300 children in the area, adult technical education and training projects and providing financial assistance aimed at empowering self-employment are some of the humanitarian initiatives and CSR programs of the Fairway Group. As a responsible corporate citizen, the Fairway Group truly believes in being receptive to the requirements of its community and environs.
Development and sustainability cannot exist in isolation. It only works well when a complex and intimate relationship with the local community strikes a harmonious balance.