GBCI China to facilitate LEED and other sustainability programs in China; Andy To named managing director of GBCI North Asia
Are you interested in helping develop educational programming intended to meet the needs of international Greenbuild conference attendees?
USGBC is seeking green building professionals who are passionate about sustainable design, construction and operations for buildings and communities to serve on the 2018 Greenbuild India and Greenbuild China program working groups.
Applications are due by Thurs., January 18, 2018 at 5 p.m. EST.
According to a newly published report from CBRE and USGBC, as Chinese builders move in accordance with the nation’s 13th Five Year Plan, green building space is expected to reach two billion square meters by 2020, up from current estimates of 600 million square meters of green building space spread across more than 300 cities.
Just last week, the Greenbuild Conference made history by holding its first Greenbuild in Asia.
LEED-certified green data centers use less energy and fewer resources
Oct. 18, 2017—(Shanghai, China)—Today, during the first Greenbuild China conference being held in Shanghai, USGBC and China Software Testing Center (CSTC) signed an MOU to collaborate on promoting sustainable, energy-efficient LEED data centers in China.
Today, China has assumed a tremendous leadership position in stemming the tide of climate change and protecting its citizens and precious natural resources. As mandated in President Xi’s 13th Five Year Plan, an important part of this role involves improving the efficiency and sustainability of its infrastructure. Please know that all of us who care about the future applaud those efforts. They will greatly benefit each and every one of us who call this planet home.
Award recipients recognized for being at the forefront of green building in China
As the green building market and LEED certification continues to grow in China, there are many examples of individuals, companies and projects that are leading the way. Make sure to attend these special recognition events at Greenbuild China next week.
When: October 17, 12–1:45 p.m.
Where: W Shanghai—The Bund, Great Room 2 and 3