Bureau Veritas Receives LEED Gold Certification for its HsinChu Branch Office Building

Apr. 1 2016

Taiwan, R.O.C. - April 1, 2016 – Bureau Veritas is delighted to announce that its Hsinchu branch office building located in the Hsinchu Science-based. Industrial Park (SIP) in Taiwan has been recognized with LEED® Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. This honor follows Bureau Veritas became the first Testing and Certification organization in Taiwan to obtained LEED-certified building.

Innovation was key to achieving our efficiency goals! Bureau Veritas are proud to implement several latest technologies in the design and operation here, our HsinChu S.I.P laboratory excelled in many of the categories including full marks in terms of water use reduction, new energy-efficient server designs, efficient lighting, controls and HVAC System. Another of the successes was in the use of low-emitting materials such as adhesives and sealants, paints, coatings and flooring systems. 

This award is the latest LEED achievement for Taiwan laboratory to be certified at Gold within the Consumer Products Services division of Bureau Veritas. Being a major laboratory in Taiwan, HsinChu SIP laboratory is strategically situated in the heart of Taiwan Scientific town; HsinChu Science Park, it staffed with over 50 employees and occupies more than 2172 square feet providing a broad range of EMC and RF testing services for varied electrical and electricity products, it also counts as one of the best laboratory in Taiwan which is enable to offer comprehensive testing and certification service for “Smart Grid testing” and “millimeter-wave testing for wireless communication products”.

Eric Lin, Director of Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services, Electrical & Electronic Taiwan for HsinChu Business Unit commented, "As a global leader in supply chain quality, safety and sustainability management services, we are very delighted to obtain LEED® Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, this honor also demostrating that Bureau Veritas is committed to being a good corporation and will persist in carrying out its social responsibilities to serve as an force for society and the environment both internationally and in Taiwan.