Canadian International School of Hong Kong L6 Cafeteria

  • Cafeteria on Level 6 incorporates aesthetic and environmental features into the design to enhance users’ experience.

  • Environmental-friendly construction materials are adopted.

  • Green wall is provided to enhance the indoor environmental quality and visual comfort.

  • Full height glazing is provided to increase the incoming daylight and allow vision access to atrium.

Interiors V1.0

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

The renovation project at the Level 6 Cafeteria of the Canadian International School of Hong Kong aims at creating a comfortable yet eco-friendly environment for students, staff and other users. The cafeteria achieved Platinum rating under BEAM Plus Interiors (BI) v1.0 Accreditation.
Specific green features include use of sustainable products (flooring, ceiling, wall and door), daylight sensors, energy efficient microwave ovens, and provision of green wall.

Green Features

Green Building Attributes

  • The host building is located in close proximity to public transports and recreational facilities
  • PV panels are installed in the host building


  • Implementation of safety management, IAQ control and noise mitigation measures during construction period
  • Procurement of green cleaning products

Materials Aspects

  • Provision of waste recycling facilities for paper, plastic, metal, glass, and food waste
  • Adoption of non-CFC based refrigerants and thermal insulation materials
  • Over 50% of modular design elements are adopted
  • Over 95% of newly installed interior components (wall, floor, ceiling and door) contain recycled contents, and are manufactured from factory which implements an Environmental Management System
  • Over 65% of newly installed interior components are manufactured locally within 800km

Energy Use

  • Provision of daylight sensor dimming controls consumption
  • Procurement of energy-efficient appliances under Voluntary Energy Efficiency Labelling Scheme (VEELS)
  • Installation of digital network energy meters to monitor MVAC and electrical system
  • Over 45% of Lighting Power Density (LPD) reduction compared to the statutory requirement

Water Use

  • Water quality are compliant with WSD standard and BEAM Plus requirement in 15 parameters
  • Provision of water efficient faucet, dual flush water closet and sensor type urinal

Indoor Environmental Quality

  • Attainment of IAQ Good Class
  • Provision of 6m2 green wall
  • Over 60% of seating have a direct line of sight to atrium
  • Interior lighting quality of all normally occupied area meets the CIBSE recommendation in terms of uniformity, glare index and CRI.

Project Details

Completion Year 2021
Number of Storeys 1
Type Institutional

Project Team


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