Platinum is a not-for-profit organization that serves to Connect, Educate and Support its members in the promotion and development of green buildings. It also acts as the conduit by representing the voice of LEED professionals in Hong Kong and China to the USGBC by participating on the LEED International Roundtable.


Our goal is to create a platform to:

  • Provide advice and support to all LEED professionals.

  • Network with other LEED and green industry professionals.

  • Share knowledge about Sustainability, Green Building and LEED issues.

  • Advise professionals interested in acquiring a LEED qualification.

  • Assist LEED APs and Green Associates to achieve their Credential Maintenance Program requirements

  • Provide feedback on using LEED in Asia, Regional Priority Credits and act as a communication conduit with the USGBC

  • Platinum is open for membership and invites anyone in the industry with an interest in LEED or green buildings to join.


Connect

  • Over 600 LEED Professionals in Hong Kong

  • Collaboration with other associations and organizations

  • Opportunity to participate in committees

  • Regular social gatherings, cocktail events, guest presentations, etc.

Membership & Governance

  • Creating a community of LEED Professionals to share knowledge and experience in applying LEED in Hong Kong and China

Events, Marketing & Communications

  • LEED Case Study Tours

  • Network Events


Support

  • Resources on website, including updates from USGBC, technical features and analysis, etc.

  • Digital newsletter, focusing on topics affecting Asia

  • Participation on the LEED International Roundtable

Events, Marketing & Communications

LEED Technical

  • Online platform for collaboration among practicing LEED AP's and sharing lessons learned.

  • Website Development

View the LEED Project Directory for the latest stats.

View the LEED Project Directory for the latest stats.


Educate

  • Assist with CMP of LEED APs & Green Associates in Hong Kong and China

  • Provide courses/live presentations locally that can lead to CMP hours

  • Partner with other local associations and organizations for joint events

  • Opportunity to earn CMP hours through authorship (commentary, articles on website and newsletter)

  • Discounted attendance fee or free for Platinum members

  • Develop opportunities to strengthen supply of local courses that lead to CMP hours

Education Programs


LEED International Roundtable

An advisory group to USGBC in advancing the relevancy and application of the LEED rating systems internationally.

  • Providing feedback to the USGBC on LEED in Greater China to aid in the development of globally consistent, yet regionally applicable, rating system.
  • Collaborating to create Greater China Regional Priority Credits (RPCs) for LEED v2009 and LEED v4 systems.
Click here to find out more.

Click here to find out more.