10/2/2013<< Back to Facilities Management Press Releases Home
Johnson Controls, Building Efficiency Leader, Achieves LEED Platinum Certification For Hong Kong Office Space
Building technology reduces energy use by 28 percent and water consumption by 40 percent
SINGAPORE –– Johnson Controls, a global leader in delivering solutions that increase energy efficiency in buildings, has earned a top sustainability rating for its new Hong Kong office East of Kowloon Peninsula, receiving a LEED® Platinum certification. The new leased office space has 55,000 square feet and houses more than 300 employees.
"LEED has proven to save money, reduce waste and protect the environment. We have experienced the positive impact of LEED at our own facilities as well as delivered these same benefits to our customers around the world." said Ricky Chan, general manager for Johnson Controls Building Efficiency Hong Kong.
Johnson Controls now has more than 2.5 million square feet of certified green building space around the world and has impacted 23 million square feet of building space for its customers. Examples of customers in Asia include the Guiyang Convention & Exhibition Center (China), Nanjing Atlas Copco R&D Center (China) and PoMo (Singapore).
Johnson Controls adopted a comprehensive technology and building controls strategy to achieve substantial savings at the building, located on the 12th and 13th floors of the Octa Tower. Features include:
· 32 percent reduction in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) energy consumption
· 28 percent reduction in total energy usage
· 40 percent saving in water consumption