Architectural design remains a core factor

Architectural design remains a core factor

Director Rene ùMartin Larsen of a cooperation project between Ho Chi Minh City Energy Conservation Center (ECC-HCMC), University College of Northern Denmark (UCN) and Kaai Limited on the establishment of the Institute of Energy Training and Green Architecture said, “The development of a green building depends on knowledge and thinking of architects in choosing location and a building’s aspect".

Posted at: 31-10-2013 02:36:00 PM | Viewed: 1506 | Feedback: 0 | Category: Green Development
Laying foundation for green architecture

Laying foundation for green architecture

(VEN) - On September 20, the Energy Conservation Center of Ho Chi Minh City (ECC-HCMC) and the University College of Northern Denmark (UCN) are going to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on the establishment of a Green Energy and Architecture Institute. The institute is one of the latest among the two side’s chains of green growth cooperation. Vietnam Economic New’s Phuong Lan interviewed Director of ECC-HCMC Huynh Kim Tuoc about this issue.

Posted at: 19-09-2013 07:58:00 AM | Viewed: 1294 | Feedback: 0 | Category: Green Development
Europe helps develop green economy

Europe helps develop green economy

Two events related to develop Vietnam’s green economy will be co-organized by Denmark and Sweden agencies on September 20. The first event will take place in Denmark between Ho Chi Minh City Energy Conservation Center (ECC) and the University College of Northern Denmark (UCN).

Posted at: 13-09-2013 08:16:00 AM | Viewed: 1179 | Feedback: 0 | Category: Green Development
ESCO service supports the development of green buildings in Vietnam

ESCO service supports the development of green buildings in Vietnam

At workshop of green buildings by the Construction Ministry in collaboration with the Embassy of the United States held in Hanoi on 16/4, ESCO (energy services) is one of the useful content and is considered as a tool to support for the development of green buildings in Vietnam.

Posted at: 26-08-2013 02:35:00 PM | Viewed: 2055 | Feedback: 0 | Category: News , Green Development
Promoting Green Building Technology

Promoting Green Building Technology

Experts’ and managers’ opinions in the exhibition on Energy Technology and Environment Hanoi 2013 (ENTECH Hanoi 2013) revealed that the power saving buildings in Vietnam were not only weak at technology but also lagged behind. They haven’t achieved the green building standards of other Asian countries.

Posted at: 13-08-2013 03:22:00 PM | Viewed: 1280 | Feedback: 0 | Category: Green Development
Anantara Resort & Spa, a green construction

Anantara Resort & Spa, a green construction

With beautiful architecture, combining modernity and tradition and relaxed, spacious grounds the Anantara Resort & Spa adopts a smart and efficient utilization of natural energy resources.

Posted at: 29-07-2013 10:28:00 AM | Viewed: 1115 | Feedback: 0 | Category: Green Development
Green building solutions

Green building solutions

Last year, the Anantara Resort & Spa in Phan Thiet City, Binh Thuan Province won first prize at the Energy-Efficient Architecture Contest initiated by the Ministry of Construction and the second tropical building prize at the "Building Energy Efficiency East South Asia in 2012" contest.

Posted at: 03-05-2013 10:39:00 AM | Viewed: 1065 | Feedback: 0 | Category: Green Development
Two energy-saving building contests find winners

Two energy-saving building contests find winners

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) has recently held an award ceremony for two contests: "2012 Energy Management in Industry and Buildings" and "2012 Energy-efficiency buildings".

Posted at: 10-04-2013 10:44:00 AM | Viewed: 1039 | Feedback: 0 | Category: Green Development
"First energy-efficient architecture" competition winners announced

"First energy-efficient architecture" competition winners announced

On March, 26 in Hanoi, the Department of Science, Technology and Environment under the Ministry of Construction and the Energy Conservation Center of Ho Chi Minh City (ECC HCMC) co-organized the award ceremony of "the first energy-efficient architecture" competition.

Posted at: 02-04-2013 10:47:00 AM | Viewed: 1013 | Feedback: 0 | Category: Green Development
“First energy-efficient architecture” competition winners announced

“First energy-efficient architecture” competition winners announced

(VEN) – On March, 26 in Hanoi, the Department of Science, Technology and Environment under the Ministry of Construction and the Energy Conservation Center of Ho Chi Minh City (ECC HCMC) co-organized the award ceremony of “the first energy-efficient architecture” competition.

Posted at: 02-04-2013 10:09:00 AM | Viewed: 1033 | Feedback: 0 | Category: Green Development
New Vietnam-Denmark cooperation for green growth

New Vietnam-Denmark cooperation for green growth

A first Active House in Vietnam is scheduled for construction in the middle of this year, with it expected to enter operation at the end of next year, following a new green growth cooperation project between Denmark and Vietnam.

Posted at: 14-03-2013 10:36:00 AM | Viewed: 1142 | Feedback: 0 | Category: Green Development
Project Partnership ”Danish Active House in Vietnam”

Project Partnership ”Danish Active House in Vietnam”

Danish companies in the fields of construction and energy technology now have the opportunity to participate in the project ' Danish Active House in Vietnam ' in order to show Danish technology and know-how.

Posted at: 21-01-2013 10:30:00 AM | Viewed: 1045 | Feedback: 0 | Category: Green Development
Vietnam-Denmark Promoting Green Growth

Vietnam-Denmark Promoting Green Growth

Vietnam is considered one of the countries most seriously affected by climate change, due to the long coastline and geographical position being hard hit by storms, cyclones, rainfall and frequent changes, etc. The phenomenon of climate change will affect some of the natural habitat of Vietnam, the economy, as well as the entire population. So it is time for the country to care about energy efficiency, not just industrial energy efficiency but energy efficiently in every building.

Posted at: 21-11-2012 08:59:00 AM | Viewed: 1022 | Feedback: 0 | Category: Green Development
Solar power system installed at HCMC Party Committee office

Solar power system installed at HCMC Party Committee office

The Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee recently completed a solar power project at its office.

Posted at: 16-10-2012 11:03:00 AM | Viewed: 934 | Feedback: 0 | Category: Green Development
BEMS: The solutions to optimize energy saving for buildings

BEMS: The solutions to optimize energy saving for buildings

The energy management system (ISO 50001) was developed to comprehensively monitoring, help businesses operate efficiently with the lowest energy costs, the Building Energy Managenent System (BEMS) is a powerful tool to help buildings save energy. The application of the BEMS, buildings, hotels, factories ... can save 10-15% of total energy consumption.

Posted at: 26-09-2012 02:45:00 PM | Viewed: 2291 | Feedback: 0 | Category: News , Green Development
Capable design consultants needed for energy efficiency buildings

Capable design consultants needed for energy efficiency buildings

The Anantara Mui Ne Resort & Spa won second prize in tropical building category at the 2012 Southeast Asian energy efficiency building contest. Most of Vietnamese buildings achieved this prestigious prize were tropical buildings (over 50 percent of floor area without the use of air conditioning), whereas new and restored buildings have not achieved this prize. The main reason is the progress made in design consultancy. Energy Conservation Center of HCMC director Huynh Kim Tuoc talked about design consultancy problems in an interview with Vietnam Economic News' reporter Phuong Lan.

Posted at: 09-08-2012 11:08:00 AM | Viewed: 1038 | Feedback: 0 | Category: Green Development
Launching two competitions on energy conservation

Launching two competitions on energy conservation

On July 25, 2012, Ministry of Industry and Trade launched the two energy competitions for 2012 " Energy Efficiency Building" and "Energy Management in Industry and Buildings”.

Posted at: 06-08-2012 03:53:00 PM | Viewed: 845 | Feedback: 0 | Category: Green Development
ASSIST holds pilot training on Green Building for International Finance Corporation

ASSIST holds pilot training on Green Building for International Finance Corporation

Nineteen architects convened at the Energy Conservation Center (ECC) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam last Dec. 2011 for the Green Building pilot training of ASSIST under the IFC initiative Energy Efficiency Training Product and Trainer Development.

Posted at: 30-01-2012 08:05:00 AM | Viewed: 1364 | Feedback: 0 | Category: Green Development
 

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