Taoyuan, Taiwan (Linkou)


LEED for Healthcare (HC)

LEED Consulting
  • Implemented LEED design & construction standards as applied to new construction
  • Integrated Design, Construction, and LEED Consulting services to ensure a smooth project from design to completion
  • LEED certification consultation in cooperation with additional consultants, documentation coordination, and submittal to USGBC
 • Outdoor non-smoking places of respite -open to nature, including benches, and shading areas- provide relaxing spaces for employees and visitors
• 97% of construction waste was diverted from landfill or incineration
• More than 20% of building materials installed include recycled content
• Furniture and medical furnishings contain 32% recycled content and 21% FSC-certified wood
• 100% use of wall and ceiling finishes use low-emitting interior paints, coatings, and ceiling systems to result in healthier indoor air quality
• 100% use of low-emitting rubber flooring, including low-emitting flooring adhesives, also contributes to healthier indoor air quality
• 100% of composite wood and agrifiber products (such as MDF and plywood) contain no added urea-formaldehyde resins
• 100% of exterior applied adhesives, sealants, coatings, roofing, and waterproofing materials are low-emitting products
The Chang Gung Proton Therapy Center utilizes some of the most advanced medical equipment in the world. As of mid-2016, there are only fifty-four proton therapy centers operating worldwide.

The Proton and Radiation Therapy Center of Chang Gung Memorial Hospital is the first proton center in Taiwan. Its establishment is a milestone in Taiwan. The therapy center is a pioneer in the global medical community, and achieved LEED-HC Platinum certification in 2014.

As health professionals, Chang Gung Medical Foundation recognizes the intertwined relationship between human health and environmental health. By combining state of the art medical technology with the highest standard of building design and construction, Chang Gung Proton Therapy Center is able to provide the highest standard of cancer care.