HKT (SEHK: 6823) – HONG KONG, August 3, 2020 – HKT has been selected by Nan Fung Group and Yue Hwa Chinese Products to provide green building solutions, enabling them to realize their green visions and achieve a sustainable future.
Green building is a global trend and it can include retrofitting existing buildings to improve energy performance as well as creating better environmental friendly designs for new buildings.
Leveraging the best-in-class fixed and mobile networks, and comprehensive partner ecosystems, HKT offers end-to-end green solutions from networking, consultancy, system integration, delivery, maintenance, technical support to managed services. It also helps enterprises to fulfill the BEAM Plus environmental building assessment criteria and LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification. BEAM Plus is Hong Kong’s leading initiative for the independent assessments of building sustainability performance and LEED is the most widely used green building rating system in the world.
HKT will build up the ICT infrastructure and tailor-made a smart Wi-Fi portal and analytics platform for Nan Fung Group’s Grade-A office and retail development AIRSIDE at Kai Tak, providing a solid infrastructure for smart and green building development.
AIRSIDE is the flagship project of the Nan Fung Group and will be Hong Kong’s newest landmark embracing a new urban lifestyle concept – Wholeness. This new concept encourages the community to gather at a place where people can be themselves and connect to others and nature. By leveraging the advanced ICT infrastructure from HKT, IoT sensors and other sustainable technologies can be deployed to maintain a sustainable future. HKT’s flexible and customized Wi-Fi solutions will also foster better connections among people in the community facilitating the wholeness lifestyle.
In another project, HKT is collaborating with award-winning smart and green building solution provider Mega Automation to retrofit the Yue Hwa International Building in Tsim Sha Tsui for Yue Hwa Chinese Products to improve energy performance and achieve the company’s sustainability goals. By deploying comprehensive IoT and energy management solutions, it will greatly improve the energy efficiency of the building and facilitate Yue Hua Chinese Products’ attainment of the LEED Gold certification.
Dr. Abraham Lam, Co-founder of Mega Automation, said, “We are delighted to collaborate with HKT to provide energy-management solutions for our clients to enhance their productivity and efficiency. Our solutions integrate traditional building management systems with advanced ICT technologies, helping our clients understand their energy consumption with the aim of cutting their energy bills. By simplifying the energy flow, we can achieve energy saving by up to 30%.”
Mr. Andrew Yu, Director of Yue Hwa Chinese Products, said, “The comprehensive IoT and energy management solutions retrofit our long-established building which was incorporated over 40 years ago. We deeply appreciate HKT’s project consultancy expertise and their solutions which will help us to optimize our use of energy and enhance our sustainability to meet the LEED Gold assessment criteria.”
Mr. Tom Chan, Managing Director, Commercial Group, HKT, said, “We understand property developers are looking for ways to improve their properties and manage their operations more effectively, which will help attract quality tenants at better rents. That’s where emerging green building technologies have a key role to play.”
Mr. Chan added, “5G is a super enabler of green building technologies such as IoT, video analytics and robotic automation. We believe that our leading fixed and mobile networks and comprehensive IoT ecosystem with end-to-end solutions can help realize the digital transformation and sustainability goals of enterprises across many industries in Hong Kong."