Find all the LOTUS documentation, green building and others resources available for download below:

User Tools


LOTUS Homes V1 – User Tool
Version updated on the 15/09/2018
LOTUS Small Buildings V1 – User Tool
Version updated on the 07/12/2018
LOTUS Interiors V1 – User Tool
Version updated on the 20/08/2018
LOTUS Small Interiors V1 – User Tool
Version updated on the 10/12/2018
LOTUS Guidelines – Energy Performance Calculation Method
Version updated on the 30/07/2018


Other Resources


LOTUS Projects – Case Studies

Case studies of all the Certified LOTUS projects (last updated in September 2016)

LOTUS NC V3 Scorecard
LOTUS NR V2.0 Scorecard
LOTUS MFR Pilot Scorecard
LOTUS BIO V1 Scorecard
LOTUS Template – Energy and Water operational data 
LOTUS Projects: Retrospective of 2016 
Comparison of LEED, LOTUS and EDGE 
World Green Building Trends 2018 – SmartMarket Report


Energy Efficiency

QCVN 09:2017 BXD – National Technical Regulation on Energy Efficiency Buildings (Unofficial Translation by VGBC)
Thông tư 15/2017/TT-BXD Quy chuẩn về công trình xây dựng sử dụng năng lượng hiệu quả


Costs of Green Building

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