Aripco Supercentre goes green
Dec 19, 2010 7:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
Richard Peiris Distributors Ltd., unveiled the biggest green Arpico Supercentre in Wattala yesterday.
Speaking at the opening, Richard Peiris Distributed Ltd., CEO Andrew Dalby said Arpico Supercentres have revolutionized the supermarket industry in Sri Lanka leading the way with introducing the one-stop-shop concept. “Green Arpico Supercentre demonstrates the importance of the introduction of the green concept to the supermarkets in a practical manner.”
“We are glad that Richard Peiris Distributors Ltd., pave the way to the entire supermarket industry and other corporates in becoming eco-friendly with practical application”, he said. He said “As responsible citizens and businesses, it is our responsibility to safeguard the environment”. The Wattala Green Arpico Supercentre has been built with prismatic lighting combined with the enhanced use of daylight using transparent cladding and sun pipes in the roof. This minimizes the use of grid electricity thereby reducing the cost of electricity drastically.