Through the adoption of energy saving methods, Delta Electronic’s headquarter office in Taipei has just been awarded with the LEED Platinum certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) under the category ‘operation and maintenance of existing buildings’.
The building is installed with Delta’s energy saving products and solutions. Compared to 2011, Delta has now achieved 40% more reduction of total energy consumption, as well as through lighting and heating, ventilation and HVAC renovation, saving up to 74% and 25% respectively in 2015.
The energy saving practices Delta has adopted in their sustainability goals include HVAC smart automation, intelligent LED lighting, power regeneration units for elevators, data center solutions, renewable energy solutions, and energy management software. The building has also saved 32.7% in water for their restrooms.
In addition with this certification, the city’s government awarded the diamond-level EEWH certification for existing buildings to the city headquarters. Not only is the office building recorded for having significant carbon emissions reduction among the region, it is also known to be a demonstration center to promote the concepts, practices, and benefits of green buildings. Compared to other buildings in the area, Delta meets the full score in energy usage efficiency and 56% in building energy savings.
According to Jane Henley, Senior Advisor of USGBC, Delta’s commitment in green building construction and promotion, along with their innovative energy saving solution development efforts were very impressive. Aside from having support through green building education over the past ten years, She also praised the green building design competition by Delta’s Electronic. With this award, she hopes there will be more corporate involvement and promotion towards green buildings programs.
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