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Concordia International School Hanoi achieved LOTUS Gold Certification

The Vietnam Green Building Council (VGBC) is pleased to announce that Concordia International School Hanoi of LCMS Holdings Viet Nam has been awarded LOTUS Non-Residential V2.0 (LOTUS NR V2.0) Full Certification at Gold Level on 15th August 2019. Located in Van Tri Golf Compound, Tho Da, Kim No, Dong Anh, Hanoi, the project is a […]

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An Invitation to Submit Case Study for WorldGBC’s Online Library

The WorldGBC is calling for case studies for their online library of sustainable buildings launching in the end of 2019. The WorldGBC Case Study Library will feature buildings that demonstrate enhanced performance in relation to health benefits and net zero operational carbon. Case study submissions can be made through the interactive form here until the […]

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Gateway International School has registered for LOTUS Certification

Gateway International School is a fully-equipped international standard school which has swimming pool, audio room, functional rooms, and other supporting infrastructure. The total gross floor area is approximately 40,000m2 in Tay Ho Tay, Hanoi, Vietnam. The project includes a Kindergarten, a Primary School, a Secondary School, a High School, a multi-functional block and a technical […]

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Five Star Truong Chinh has registered for LOTUS Certification

Five Star Truong Chinh project at 508 Truong Chinh street, near the crossroads of Nga Tu So in the area of developing infrastructure and transport facilities, is well planned with inclusiveness. The project is designed with 25 stories, including a combination of luxury apartments, offices and high-end amenities such as amenity services, commercial, health center, […]

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Genesis School achieved LOTUS Gold Certification

  The Vietnam Green Building Council (VGBC) is pleased to announce that Genesis School has been awarded LOTUS Non-Residential V2.0 (LOTUS NR V2.0) Full Certification at Gold Level on 24th May 2019. Genesis School is the first school project initiated by Capital House Group that applied green buildings’ criteria towards the school’s mission: “Nurturing A […]

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Dong Tien Garment Factory 3 achieved LOTUS Platinum Certification

VGBC is pleased to announce that the Garment Factory 3 of Dong Tien Joint Stock Company has officially been awarded LOTUS Platinum – the highest level of LOTUS Certification. The project site includes the factory, a warehouse, a canteen and some auxiliary areas. The main products manufactured by the factory are sportswear intended for export. […]

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Green Building Codes and Building Energy Efficiency in ASEAN

Under the ASEAN-German Energy Programme for ASEAN (AGEP)–a jointly implemented project by ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)–ACE finalised the Desk Research Report on Mapping of Green Building Codes and Building Energy Efficiency in ASEAN: Towards […]

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AFD Agency of Hanoi has registered for LOTUS Certification

  Located in Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, the offices of Agence Française de Développement (AFD) are oriented West-East with 2 terraces. The office organization is by division. All the offices have natural lighting through the existing fixed glass windows. Other spaces which don’t require natural light as meeting rooms, archive, IT room, pantry and sanitary […]

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World Green Building Council forms partnership with Climate and Clean Air Coalition

Today, the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) is pleased to announce a new Partnership with the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC). Led by UN Environment, the CCAC is a global programme dedicated to reducing the impact of short-lived climate pollutants on both human health and climate change. The Coalition unites governments, NGOs, citizens and the private […]

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Open-source software for commercial and public building retrofits to be introduced

A partnership composed of Johnson Controls, CBRE, World Resources Institute (WRI), and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory was recently launched to test and deploy an open-source, web-based energy analysis tool to identify energy efficient retrofit opportunities in commercial buildings. Johnson Controls developed the LEAN energy analysis technology over the past eight years, and has used the tool […]

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LEED and LOTUS Certification in Vietnam: 2018 Review

As usual, at the turn of each year, VGBC will compile data on green buildings in Vietnam and try to briefly assess the state of the green building movement in our country. Admittedly, the analysis is very shallow and involve only data easily collected from VGBC and USGBC. Main data from 2018: LEED: 40 new […]

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