31 Mar '14, 10am

Obayashi's living laboratory for green building approaches

Obayashi's living laboratory for green building approaches

Tokyo's Technical Research Institute managed by global construction firm Obayashi isn't just home to one of the highest rated green buildings in the world, it serves as the company's living laboratory for smart, sustainable architecture. The core facility on the campus known as the Techno Station recently earned the highest LEED Platinum rating in Japan for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance (EBOM), with a score of 95 points out of a possible 100. It also holds the third-highest score under LEED-EBOM v2009 in the world. The institute also received one of the highest certifications under the Comprehensive Assessment for Built Environment Efficiency (CASBEE). "Obayashi Corporation felt that it was important to evaluate the building based on its actual operational performance in addition to its predicted performance," the company said in a statement. That's because,...

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