Published on July 24th, 2019 | by Subhash Nair0
First Certified “Green” Showroom is this Honda 3S Centre
The Green Building Index has certified their first car showroom, the newly opened Ban Hoe Seng (Auto) Honda 3S Centre in Bandar Baru Sri Klebang, Perak.
This 3S centre took Honda Malaysia an investment of 15 million Ringgit and was designed with environmental-friendly features that make efficient use of natural resources in the following ways:
- 60% natural daylight use through its large glass openings and skylights
- Zonal energy-efficient Light Emitting Diode (LED) lighting with motion sensors enable power savings and usage reduction
- Natural ventilation through stack and cross ventilation in the workshop area
- 100% potable offset for landscape and Water Closet (WC) flushing. The expected rainwater harvested annually is equivalent to 49% of total potable water demand of the Honda 3S Centre
Green Building Index Criteria
The GBI rating system assesses buildings in terms of :
- Energy Efficiency
- Indoor Environment Quality
- Materials and Resources
- Sustainable Site Planning and Management
- Water Efficiency and Innovation
Honda Malaysia Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Toichi Ishiyama said, “As one of the oldest Honda dealerships in Malaysia, Ban Hoe Seng (Auto) continues to impress us with their challenging spirit and successes. This award-winning dealership has now set a new benchmark by being the first to build and develop an environmentally friendly Honda 3S Centre that maximizes resource efficiency and focuses on the building’s sustainability. In Honda, we are committed to reducing the environmental footprint. To achieve this, we take the initiative to utilize the innovative green technologies in our daily operations and products. I am proud that Ban Hoe Seng (Auto) is also practising the same by enhancing the usage of green technologies. Honda Malaysia believes this new environmentally-friendly Honda 3S Centre will enable customers in Ipoh to experience great services in an even more conducive environment.”
The new Honda 3S Centre was built on a 2-acre land with the latest facilities and amenities for customers’ comfort and convenience. This includes 19 bays, comprising 14 General Service Bays, 4 General Repair Bays and 1 Tyre Alignment Bay that are able to accommodate up to 60 cars per day. The new Honda 3S Centre has comfortable customer lounges, complimentary Wi-Fi services, Kid’s Corner, free-flow food and beverages as well as Muslim Prayer Room. With these features, customers can further enjoy their time in this new environmentally-friendly Honda 3S Centre.
To make an appointment or to find out more about the services and facilities, customers can contact Ban Hoe Seng (Auto) (Honda 3S Centre) at 05-292 7333. Customers can also visit them at 2, Jalan Sri Klebang A/13, Bandar Baru Sri Klebang, 31200, Chemor, Perak or log on to www.honda.com.my for more information.