LOTUS FOUNDATION TRAINING COURSE

Organizer

Contact

Mr. Đặng Thành Long

Vietnam Green Building Council – CEO

Email: long.dang@vgbc.vn

or education@vgbc.vn

Mobile: 0966.695.418

General Information

  • Define green building & the role of certification system 
  • Understand the intents, goals & strategies for credits & categories in LOTUS
  • Differentiate LOTUS and other rating systems
  • Understand the costs generally related to green certification
  • Foundational training for LOTUS AP Exam

Training Agenda

Green Building and Sustainable Development
  • Green building definitions
  • Regional trend of green building and recent developments in Vietnam
Fundamentals of LOTUS rating systems
  • Intent, goals and structure of LOTUS systems
  • Pre-requisites, categories, credits and points in LOTUS
  • Assessment process, certification and renewal
Energy: Passive design and building envelope
Energy: Active systems design
Energy Modeling
Water conservation and efficiency in buildings
Health and comfort in buildings
Environmental protection
  • Non-baked materials and rapidly renewable materials
  • Construction waste management 
  • Urban heat island effect
  • Stormwater management
Differentiating LOTUS and LEED
Identifying costs related to green certification
Q&A

Instructor

Mr. Vũ Hồng Phong

Vietnam Green Building Council

LEED AP BD+C; LOTUS AP;
VGBC Project Manager

Email: phong.vu@vgbc.vn

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