LOTUS Documents

LOTUS Technical ManualsLast updatedEnglish versionBản tiếng Việt
LOTUS New Construction v3 - Technical Manual31/12/2019LinkTải về
LOTUS New Construction v3 - Summary of changes from NR v2 and MFR Pilot17/4/2019Link
LOTUS New Construction v3 - Scorecard2019Link
LOTUS Guidelines - Energy Performance Calculation Method30/07/2018Link
LOTUS BIO (Buildings in Operations) v1.1 - Technical Manual31/12/2019LinkTải về
LOTUS Homes v1 - Technical Manual22/11/2020LinkTải về
LOTUS Homes v1 - User Tool15/09/2018Link
LOTUS SB (Small Buildings) v110/12/2020LinkTải về
LOTUS SB (Small Buildings) v1 - User Tool07/12/2018Link
LOTUS Interiors v131/08/2017LinkTải về
LOTUS Interior v1 - User Tool20/08/2018Link
LOTUS Small Interiors v131/08/2017Link
LOTUS Small Interiors v1 - User Tool10/12/2018Link
LOTUS Small Interiors v209/02/2021LinkTải về
LOTUS Small Interiors v2 - User Tool09/02/2021Link
LOTUS Small Interiors v2 - User Guideline09/02/2021Link
LOTUS Case studies2016Link
QCVN 09:2017/BXD (Vietnam Building Energy Code)2017Unofficial translation by VGBCTải về

Other Resources 


Costs of Green Building

The Handbook of Green Housing and Healthy Living

Released in April 2023

Costing Green: A Comprehensive Cost Database and Budgeting Methodology

Released in July 2004

Cost of Green Revisited: Reexamining the Feasibility and Cost Impact of Sustainable Design in the Light of Increased Market Adoption

Released in July 2007

GSA – LEED Cost Study: Final Report

Released in October 2004


Health & Comfort

WorldGBC: Healthier Homes, Healthier Planet

Released in December 2018

Doing Right by Planet and People: The Business case for Health and Wellness in Green Building

Released in April 2018

Building the Business case: Health, Wellbeing and Productivity in Green Offices

Released in October 2016

Health, Wellbeing and Productivity in Offices: The Next Chapter for Green Building

Released in September 2014


Policy Options for Green Building

Promoting Green Building in Private Development: A Strategic Assessment of Options for the Vancouver Region

Released in 2008


Green Schools

Foundations for Student Success: How School Buildings Influence Student Health, Thinking and Performance

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

The Impact of School Buildings on Student Health and Performance 

Center for Green Schools – U.S. Green Building Council


Green Building Policies
Decision 1393/QĐ-TTg (“Quyết định 1393-TTg”), issued by the Prime Minister on 23/9/2012 (attached) on “National Green Growth Strategy”
Decision 403/QĐ-TTg (“Quyết định 403/QĐ-TTg), issued by the Prime Minister on 20/3/2014 (attached), on “Actions to implement the National Green Growth Strategy”
Decision 419/QĐ-BXD issued by Ministry of Construction on 11/5/2017 on “Plan of actions of the construction industry to implement the Green Growth Strategy”
Decision 3457/QĐ-UBND, issued by HCMC People’s Committee (“Ủy ban nhân dân Thành phố HCM”) on 28/6/2013, on “Regulating the management of urban spaces and urban architecture of the current HCMC downtown area (930ha)” 
Decision 08/2018/QĐ-UBND, issued by HCMC People’s Committee (“Ủy ban nhân dân Thành phố HCM”) on 15/03/2018, on “Regulating the Planning and Architecture of Thu Thiem New Urban Area, District 2”