HSBC
Kaohsiung Branch

Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Certification:

LEED for Commercial Interiors

GOLD
OUR ROLE:

LEED Consulting
Interior Design
MEP Consulting
Construction Services
Commissioning

  • Implemented LEED design & construction standards as applicable to renovation
     
  • Integrated Design Development, MEP Consulting, Construction Supervision, Commissioning Services and LEED Consultation to ensure smooth process
  • LEED certification consultation, full documentation coordination, and submittal to USGBC
SUSTAINABLE HIGHLIGHTS:
  • 100% underground parking reduces urban heat island effect
  • High efficiency plumbing fixtures in restrooms and pantry reduce water use by 38.42%
  • Reduced lighting power density by 23.86%
  • 100% of new electronics and appliances are ENERGY STAR rated
  • Preference given to interior finishes using recycled content and / or locally manufactured and extracted materials
  • Low-emitting furniture helps indoor air quality
  • 87.46% of construction waste recycled or diverted from incineration
     
SUMMARY:
The HSBC Kaohsiung Branch is got the LEED-CI Gold. HSBC Taiwan believes that protecting the environment plays a fundamental role in a thriving society and contributes to making sound and economical business decisions.

In this green banking sustainable features improve energy and conserve precious resources. HSBC Taiwan committed provides a healthy, comfortable and green environment for employees. Every low-emitting material credit outlined by LEED was achieved for this project as part of the strategy to provide healthier indoor air quality.

Finally, the green branch also achieved an innovation point for the comprehensive green building education program including a project case study and signage promoting sustainable features. The ultimate purpose is to make employees and visitors more aware of simple changes that can greatly benefit the environment.