• 8 Bay East / NEO is equipped with the best-in-class solar control double glazed units with sufficient light transmittance to provide good daylighting.

  • Circa 33% site area of greenery at 8 Bay East / NEO.

  • Roof area is covered by highly reflective materials and green roof with less solar heat absorption.

  • The covered vehicle drop-off area provides direct all-weather access for all users. Ample parking spaces are provided and integrated with “Smart Parking Mobile App”.

  • The extensive floor plate of 8 Bay East /NEO allows the optimization of the spatial resources to enhance the workplace and to promote the well-being of the workforce.

  • 8 Bay East / NEO overlooks the panoramic views of Cruise Terminal and Victoria Harbour.

  • The passenger vertical transportation system at 8 Bay East / NEO employed a state-of-the-art destination control system and regenerative power system.

  • 8 Bay East / NEO features an elegant lobby with approx. 9m floor-to-floor at its grand entrance. The reception at the lobby offers a wide range of concierge services.


New Buildings V1.2
Final Platinum

Overall Score
Site Aspects
Materials Aspects
Energy Use
Water Use
Indoor Enviro. Quality
Credit(s)    Innovations and Additions

8 Bay East is a sustainable commercial building located at 123 Hoi Bun Road with a total gross area circa 600,000 square feet. The development achieved dual Platinum from BEAM Plus and LEED; also equipped with facilities that comply with WELL building standards.

The development strives to achieve perfection in all aspects to keep pace with the growing business community. 8 Bay East provides a variety of environmentally-friendly provisions which not only help to minimize the carbon footprint, but also help to improve productivity, reduce operation costs and enhance the well-being of end-users.

Green Features

Site Aspects

  • 100% recycling rate achieved for demolition of existing building
  • Circa 33% site area of greenery including green roof and wall
  • Roof area is covered by highly reflective materials and green roof with less solar heat absorption
  • Optimal building form design to achieve good surrounding microclimate

Materials Aspects

  • Use Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified timber for construction works
  • Use regionally sourced materials and low volatile organic compounds (VOC) interior materials
  • Apply waste sorting and recycling to reduce 60% waste dumping at landfill

Energy Use

  • Circa 490 sm of photovoltaic (PV) panels system to generate renewable energy
  • Building Management System (BMS) is integrated for energy saving function
  • Building Information Modeling (BIM) is used to avoid construction clashes and waste
  • High window-to-wall ratio to allow maximized daylight utilization
  • High efficient solar control façade glass with ultra low shading coefficient (SC) and low reflective index
  • Highly efficient variable air volume (VAV) type centralized A/C system with higher Coefficient of Performance water-cooled chillers and environmentally-friendly refrigerant used
  • Office illumination provided by energy saving T5 fluorescent tubes with extra-high reflective nano coating light fittings
  • 100% electric vehicle (EV) charging enabling connection ready

Water Use

  • Saves over 8,230,000 L of potable water
  • Saves over 31,250,000 L of flushing water
  • Over 20 cu.m. capacity of rainwater harvesting system to offset 79% of irrigation water

Indoor Environmental Quality

  • Over 17% greater than minimum fresh air rate supplied to office floors
  • Air purifiers in washroom and provided at the back corridor of office floors

Innovations and Additions

  • Integrated with “Smart Parking Mobile App”
  • Ultrafiltration 4-stage water filter for all pantry

Story

Over the years, it has been Wheelock’s unwavering commitment to foster harmonization and connectivity with the surrounding natural environment. We actively seek opportunities to integrate various environmentally-friendly and climate-resilient practices in design and planning stages. Our award-winning residential and commercial developments have demonstrated our environmental stewardship, innovative use of technology and dedication to building high-quality sustainable properties.

Wheelock strives for BEAM Plus Gold certification for all buildings and LEED Gold certification for all commercial buildings but we did not stop at mere compliance with environmental laws and regulations. We also closely monitor our environmental performance and work closely with our contractors to minimize carbon footprint.

In order to improve human health and well-being in 8 Bay East, we conduct wind tunnel study and optimize the air ventilation for its surrounding. The design of 8 Bay East boasts a podium minimized with the tower positioned at the north-east site boundary to encourage prevailing winds to reach the pedestrian level. The improvement to better air ventilation is up to 400% in Hoi Bun Road Park with the annual prevailing winds. The 1,472 s.m. of landscape and open spaces for chill out and relax.

8 Bay East has reviewed the framework of WELL and implemented anti-microbial surface treatment for all high-touch surfaces; extra volume of fresh air supply; MERV 13 air filter and UV lamp treatment for air supply to provide the cleanest air; and air purifier in every washroom. Nano-silver titanium oxide photocatalytic coating is also applied in all washroom, door handles, lift call panels, railings and furniture in common areas. All pantry is fitted with water filters with ultrafiltration technology and four-stage filtration. The hollow fibre ultrafiltration technology filters down to 0.01 micron and delivers excellent potable water to benefit the occupants.


Project Details

Completion Year 2019
Number of Blocks 1
Number of Storeys 25
Type Commercial

Project Team

Project Developer / Owner Wheelock Properties (Hong Kong) Limited
Project Manager Wheelock Properties (Hong Kong) Limited
Architect Ronald Lu & Partners (Hong Kong) Limited
Landscape Architect Gravity Green Limited
M&E Engineer Meinhardt (M&E) Ltd.
C&S Engineer C M Wong & Associates Limited
Façade Consultant AECOM Asia Company Limited
Main Contractor Hip Hing Construction Co. Limited
Quantity Surveyor Rider Levett Bucknall Limited
Sustainable Design Consultant CO2nnsulting Limited
Environmental Consultant CO2nnsulting Limited
Acoustic Consultant Ramboll Environ Hong Kong Limited
Facility Manager Harriman Property Management Limited
International Interior Designer Rottet Studio
Local Interior Designer ARK Associates Limited
Wind Tunnel Studies Consultant BMT Fluid Mechanics Limited
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