According to the official website of the LEED international regulatory agency of the United States Green Architecture Commission (USGBC), the Jiaming center in Beijing has passed LEED-EB O& M (both building operations and maintenance) platinum level certification, the platinum level is the highest level of certification. Up to now, only 3 projects in China have been awarded LEED-EB platinum certification. Jiaming center is one of them.
Jiaming center was built in 2011. When completed, it passed the gold certification of LEED CS (core tube and building shell). At the end of 2013, the Jiaming center became the first building in China to obtain the first five outstanding certification of BOMA China, and will be on behalf of Orlando in the United States of China in June this year to participate in the TOBY (annual outstanding office) award held by BOMA international.
The LEED-EB certification introduced by USGBC (US Green Building Committee) focuses on the operation and maintenance phase of commercial buildings. The goal of LEED-EB is to maximize the efficiency of building operations while minimizing its impact on the environment. Because LEED-EB certification is mainly based on building operations and management practices, the office buildings that have passed the certification are more sustainable than other similar buildings. From the perspective of the whole life cycle, the impact of building operation on the environment is more obvious, so it is more critical to focus on this stage. In addition, improvements in the operational phase will directly bring about practical, concrete and quantifiable benefits.