Holiday Inn Express Hong Kong SoHo is the flagship of Green Building with a number of innovative ideas on Energy Optimization Solutions (EOS) and sustainable practices. This hotel project obtained Platinum rating, the highest level available, under the BEAM Plus assessment. The building utilizes a Green design and focuses on sustainability, water efficiency, energy and atmosphere optimization, material and resources consideration, indoor environmental quality performance and control, and design innovation. When projected and compared to the hotels of the same scale, the overall energy savings and reduction of CO2 emission of the hotel is about 60% and 70% respectively.
The speakers will share their experiences on the green and innovative ideas adopted in this project, such as the Energy Optimization Solution to HVAC System, adoption of intelligent permanent magnet motor fan coil unit, chilled headboard, 18m vertical exterior green wall, green rooftop, rain water recycling system, intelligent room roller blind control of reducing solar heat gain, pattern recognition energy saving solution in common area, etc. It is then followed by a tour of various areas of the hotel, including the guestrooms, equipment rooms, the podium and the roof.
Venue: Holiday Inn Express Hong Kong Soho, 83 Jervois Street, Sheung Wan
Date: Saturday, November 23, 2013
Language: The visit will be conducted in Cantonese
Agenda: 2:30-5:00pm Presentation
5:00-6:00pm Happy hour and networking
Cost: Free for members, $50 for non-members (Each member may bring one non-member friend)
Due to seats limitations, we require a $50 deposit per person before 6pm on Monday, November 18, 2013 to secure your place. Members will receive a cash refund of the deposit at the event. Non-members will not be given a refund.
Please click here for registration.
Please make your payment to:
Dah Sing Bank account #040-783-3000317-6
Account Name: The Environmental Management Association of Hong Kong
Payment can be made directly at the bank’s branches or at any of Dah Sing Bank’s ATM network with “personal cash deposit machine”. For a list of locations, please click here.
Note to all current HKU MSc ENVM students: DO NOT register here. Please contact Dr. Janet Chan for details.