12 Jun '14, 2pm

EMSI China just hit a big LEED milestone: #LEEDworks

EMSI China just hit a big LEED milestone: #LEEDworks

The other day I had the honor of presenting EMSI —a long-time partner of USGBC’s—with a LEED plaque for their 100th LEED-certified building in mainland China and Singapore. EMSI’s 100th project, China Development Bank and Beijing Financial Street Holding, is equipped with the most advanced and innovative technologies—a breathing curtain wall, ice storage system and a low temperature air supply system, so as to achieve significant energy savings of more than 20%. This project is exceptional and beats most office buildings and banks in the U.S. As far as we know, this is the first Chinese national bank receiving such a green building award. It was my pleasure to honor such advancements and innovations with USGBC’s latest innovation, the LEED Dynamic Plaque , which tracks five key building metrics—energy, water, waste, human experience and transportation—in real time. Data fo...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/emsi-100-leed-certified-pro...

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