LOTUS News

Official Release of LOTUS New Construction V3

Vietnam Green Building Council is delighted to announce the release of LOTUS New Construction Version 3  (LOTUS NC V3). LOTUS NC V3 is superseding both LOTUS Non-Residential V2.0 (LOTUS NR V2.0), which was released in June 2015, and LOTUS Multi-family Residential Pilot (LOTUS MFR Pilot), which was released in October 2015. For the next 6 […]

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VGBC to update LOTUS NR and LOTUS MFR

After releasing new versions of all the other LOTUS systems during 2017, VGBC is now working on the update of LOTUS NR and LOTUS MFR with the plan to release LOTUS NR V2.1 and LOTUS MFR V1 in the first half of 2018. In this update, the main aim is to keep the same structure […]

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Official release of LOTUS Homes V1 and LOTUS Small Buildings V1

VGBC is happy to announce the official release of LOTUS Homes V1 and LOTUS Small Buildings V1. Both rating systems aim to encourage efficient building design (including energy and water efficiency), encourage the use of sustainable building materials, create better internal spaces for occupants, and minimize the impact of building development on the environment. 2 […]

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Official release of LOTUS Interiors V1 and LOTUS Small Interiors V1

VGBC is delighted to announce the official release of two LOTUS systems for Interior spaces: LOTUS Interiors V1 and LOTUS Small Interiors V1. The 2 systems aim to encourage efficient design (including energy and water efficiency), encourage the use of sustainable building materials and create better internal spaces for occupants. Interior fit out projects Both […]

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LOTUS BIO: Green Certification for Existing Buildings

VGBC is delighted to announce the release of LOTUS BIO V1 in this month of June 2017. This latest version supersedes LOTUS BIO Pilot which was published back in July 2013. LOTUS Buildings in Operation (LOTUS BIO) is the LOTUS rating system developed to assess existing buildings that are already in operation. Development of LOTUS […]

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LOTUS Homes: Consultation on Scoping Paper

Introducing LOTUS Homes VGBC are proud to announce the development of a new LOTUS certification tool, specially designed for single family homes. LOTUS Homes will provide a simple and workable tool that can be applied to houses throughout Vietnam. This tool will complement the existing suite of LOTUS green building tools. Over the coming months, […]

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LOTUS Interiors: Consultation on Scoping Paper

Introducing LOTUS Interiors VGBC is continually striving to find new and improved ways to deliver sustainable building options here in Vietnam. Over the recent months, VGBC’s Technical Manager, Xavier Leulliette, will work with key industry partners to develop a new tool – LOTUS Interiors –specifically designed to assess commercial interiors projects. This tool will complement […]

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