BEAM Plus New Buildings

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BEAM Plus New Buildings covers the demolition, planning, design, construction and commissioning of a new building project. It can also be applied to major renovations, alterations and additions. By adopting an affordable range of best practices, it seeks to reduce the environmental impacts of a new building while also improving environmental quality and user satisfaction.


Find out the fees and manuals of
BEAM Plus New Buildings V1.2 HERE.

(Click above to view the brochure; Click HERE to view the manual)


What buildings can be assessed?

BEAM Plus New Buildings covers all types of new buildings, from single buildings to large-scale development, regardless of whether they are residential, commercial, industrial or other types. The assessment can also be used when planning for a major refurbishment or alteration, including wholesale or partial conversion. The total number of credits available under the assessment tool may vary depending on the project types. You are advised to seek the advice of your consultants before applying.


Benefits of
New Buildings

A well-designed BEAM Plus New Buildings project can help to:

Improve the quality of the indoor environment, and therefore benefit the health, wellbeing and productivity of its occupants;


Minimise pollution to the external environment;




Promote and encourage energy-efficient buildings, systems and equipment, including the use of renewable energy; and


Reduce the unsustainable consumption of increasingly scarce resources such as water and tropical timber.


The assessment of a building's performance covers the following categories:

Site Aspects   Materials Aspects   Energy Use   Water Use   Indoor Environmental Quality   Innovations and Additions


There are four ratings available for a project after completing Provisional Assessment (PA) or Final Assessment (FA):

Provisional Platinum   Provisional Gold   Provisional Silver   Provisional Bronze
Final Platinum   Final Gold   Final Silver   Final Bronze



Find out the fees and manuals of BEAM Plus New Buildings V1.2 HERE.


A Showcase of Excellence



MARINELLA was Hong Kong’s first private residential project to achieve BEAM Plus New Buildings (V1.1) Final Platinum. Today, MARINELLA remains a showcase of eco-friendly construction and green living. Click to know more about the project.


Hysan Place

Hysan Place is specially designed for the micro-climate in this dense urban area, Hysan Place features three “urban windows” that provide green spaces to mitigate the heat island effect. Click to know more about the project.


Kowloon City No. 1 and No. 2 Sewage Pumping Station

The stations feature ample greenery in order to blend the facilities into their surroundings. The stations also incorporate energy and water efficient designs, enabling them to achieve excellent environmental performance. Click to know more about the project.

Check out more projects at BEAM Plus Online Exhibition