The Holiday Inn Express Hong Kong SoHo hotel is situated in Sheung Wan, the heart of the commercial centre in Hong Kong. The project commenced in 2009 and opened in September 2013. The project site area is 612 square metres with a total Gross Floor Area of 9,496 square metres. It consists of 37 storeys and 274 guest rooms.
This hotel project sets out as an integrated green and sustainable building design participated by the developer, architect, engineers, special consultants and construction team. The hotel’s design and construction is "Green" concerned and oriented on sustainability, carbon emission reduction, water & energy efficiency, atmosphere optimization, material and resources consideration, indoor environmental quality performance with a number of innovative ideas on energy optimization solution and sustainable practices. The result is an overall energy saving of 58.5% over EMSD HK hotel energy consumption benchmark (EMSD, 2000). The green achievements of the hotel project are listed as below.
Heating, Ventilation and Air-conditioning System
Plumbing and Hot Water Supply System
Innovative Design and Techniques