Case Study Snapshot: TAIPEI 101

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CBRE’s Sustainability Group has made TAIPEI 101’s green profile soar, helping it become the first LEED v4 Platinum super tall building in the world and the only project to achieve 90 points. Learn more:

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Taipei 101: The ‘Greenest’ of Skyscrapers

by Emma Kantrowitz

The Taipei 101 skyscraper, once the tallest structure in the world, recently added another notable distinction in its short-but-accomplished history: it’s now the world’s “greenest” tower. The 1,667-foot supertall recently earned 90 points under LEED’s new v4 certification, the highest score to date under the most updated green building standard.

Beyond Green, the Skyscraper Moves Toward Intelligence

by Alexander Chavez

Back in 2011, TAIPEI 101 became the first building of its size to receive LEED Platinum certification in the category Existing Buildings: Operation and Maintenance (EBOM). Its operators have been making improvements ever since. The next step is the implementation of a platform that uses data to enhance energy efficiency.

Siemens Makes Skyscrapers Greener

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Siemens is making the world's second tallest office building even greener. Representatives of Taipei 101 and Siemens recently signed a memorandum of understanding that paves the way for the installation of Siemens Navigator, a cloud-based energy and sustainability management platform for buildings. Located in Taiwan's capital of Taipei, Taipei 101 is the world's second tallest office building with a height of 508 meters. Completed in 2004, the skyscraper is one of the city's most recognizable landmarks.

TAIPEI 101 Honored as World’s Greenest Tall Building

CBRE Guides TAIPEI 101 to Achieving Highest LEED v4 Project To-date; Acknowledgement Marks New Era in Green Buildings
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Hong Kong, July 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ – CBRE and TAIPEI 101 have ushered in a new era for international green buildings, becoming the highest scoring LEED v4 project in the world to-date, and the first to reach the 90 points threshold. TAIPEI 101 appointed CBRE’s Sustainability Asia team to act as LEED consultant to guide them through the process of recertifying its existing LEED v2009 Platinum certification in September 2014. 

CBRE Appointed to Advise TAIPEI 101 on LEED v4 Recertification

USGBC, TAIPEI 101 and CBRE Collaborate to Share Project Insights, Supporting further Recertification Worldwide
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Taipei, March 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ – CBRE, the world’s largest commercial real estate services provider, today announced its appointment as consultant to assist TAIPEI 101 as it seeks to renew its US Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED® for Existing Buildings Operations and Maintenance (LEED EB:OM) Platinum certification. TAIPEI 101 is taking the industry-leading step of upgrading to the new LEED v4 system—the newest version of the world's leading benchmark for high-performance green buildings. 

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