LOTUS Interiors assesses all types of interior fit-out projects.

What buildings are eligible for LOTUS Interiors certification?

LOTUS Interiors can be used for single use or mixed-use fit-out project including the following:

  • office spaces
  • retail spaces (supermarkets, shops, etc.) and restaurants
  • hospitality spaces (spaces dedicated to businesses within the service industry that provide transitional or short-term lodging)
  • educational facilities
  • health facilities including clinics, etc.
  • dwelling-units in apartment buildings

 

Development of LOTUS Interiors

LOTUS Interiors V1 has been released on the 31st August 2017.
 
VGBC warmly welcome anyone interested in helping us to review and improve the system. Please send your comments and suggestions to: certification@vgbc.org.vn.
 

 

 

LOTUS Interiors Credits

Energy Credits

18 Points

E-1 Space Cooling
6
E-2 Artificial Lighting
6
E-3 Energy Efficient Appliances
4
E-4 Energy Monitoring
2

Water Credits

6 Points

W-PR-1 Water Efficient Fixtures Prerequisite
W-1 Water Efficient Fixtures
5
W-2 Drinking Water
1

Materials Credits

14 Points

M-1 Sustainable Materials 10
M-2 Sustainable Furniture Products
4

Waste & Pollution Credits

5 Points

WP-1 Refrigerants 1
WP-PR-1 Fit-out Waste
Prerequisite
WP-2 Fit-out Waste
2
WP-3 Operation Waste Management
2

Health & Comfort Credits

20 Points

H-PR-1 Indoor Smoking Prerequisite
H-1 Fresh Air Supply
2
H-2 CO2 monitoring
1
H-3 Low-VOC Emissions
4
H-4 Pre-occupancy removal of pollutants
1
H-5 Interior Plants
1
H-6 Green Cleaning
1
H-7 Daylighting
2
H-8 External Views
2
H-9 Lighting comfort
2
H-10 Thermal comfort
2
H-11 Acoustic comfort
1
H-12 Post-occupancy comfort
1

Location & Transportation Credits

8 Points

LT-1 Green base building 3
LT-2 Tenancy Lease
1
LT-PR-1 Green Transportation
Prerequisite
LT-3 Green Transportation
3
LT-4 Facilities and amenities for occupants
1

Management Credits

9 Points

Man-1 LOTUS AP
1
Man-2 Construction Stage
2
Man-3 Commissioning
2
Man-4 Maintenance
2
Man-5 Green Awareness and Behavior
2

Innovation Credits

6 Points

Inn-1 Exceptional Performance Enhancement 6 bonus points
Inn-2 Innovative Techniques/Initiatives
6 bonus points

 

 

 

LOTUS Interiors Fees

Registration Fee: VND 10,000,000/project

The Assessment Fee is a one off charge (depending on the size of the project according to Table below) for the total administration process of LOTUS Provisional and LOTUS Full Certification and is bound by the Certification Agreement.

Size of the project
(by sqm of GFA)

Project Assessment Fee
(VND)

Under 2,500 sqm VND 30,000,000
from 2,501 sqm to 5,000 sqm VND 45,000,000
from 5,001 sqm  to 10,000 sqm
VND 60,000,000
Projects over 10,000 sqm
VND 75,000,000
 
The above fees do not include 10% of VAT.

 

 

LOTUS Interiors Documents

LOTUS Interiors V1 – Technical Manual
Version released in August 2017 (English)

LOTUS Interiors V1 – User Tool
Version released in August 2017 (English)

LOTUS Interiors V1 – Summary of changes from Pilot draft
Version released in August 2017 (English)

 

 

 

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