Connecting, Nurturing, Creating for Sustainable Environment

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Assessed by BEAM, the green building labeling scheme. Below are some shining examples of sustainable built environment case studies with outstanding performance in areas such as energy efficienxcy, pollution prevention and resource consumption reduction:

BEAM - Green Building Label
The scheme has helped encourage innovative design and construction practices and stimulated local supplies of environmentally friendly building materials previously unavailable in Hong Kong, including sustainable timber, low-toxicity paints and ozone-friendly insulation.


Cityplaza 3 and Cityplaza 4 Achieves Building Environmental Excellence With 8 % Operational Cost Savings
Swire Properties's adoption of various energy efficiency measures in these two Grade A office buildings gave returns of 8% savings in annual operational energy costs. These and other best practice environmental achievements were recognised in 2001 with the highest BEAM rating of Excellent...


Public Health Laboratory Centre - Modern Functional Building Design With Environmental And Energy Efficiency Considerations
These multi-functional premises incorporate a brace of energy and environmental features. Designed by the Architectural Services Department, the building is among the top scorers of those submitted for assessment under BEAM...


The Parcville Residential Complex - High Quality Private Housng With Environment Considerations
Sun Hung Kai Properties' 'The Parcville' became the first residential complex to achieve the Excellent BEAM Rating upon its completion in 2002. Innovative and environmental considerations were integrated into the design and construction of this prestigious complex at the very earliest stages of its conceptual planning...


Bank of China Tower - A commercial Development with Environmental and Energy Efficiency
Designed by renowned architect, Mr I. M. Pei, and completed in 1988, the Bank of China Tower is a rectangular in shape at its base and triangular in shape from mid way to the top. Sun Chung Property Management incorporated environmental and sustainable management in building operation and maintenance. These achievements accomplished the highest BEAM rating of Excellent in July 2003...


One Peking Road Commercial Building
One Peking is a multi-tenants commercial building and is a new landmark at Tsimshatsui. Building Integrated PhotoVoltaic (BIPV) panels are installed at the roof to absorb solar energy to operate the window blinding system of the building. These innovative and other sustainable design achievements accomplished the highest BEAM rating of Excellent in July of 2003...
 

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