15:40 | 05/05/2014 Industry
(VEN) - The Ministry of Industry and Trade organized an Energy Efficient Building Awards 2013 ceremony on April 25 awarding nine renewed buildings, seven new and existing buildings and one tropical building.
Ho Chi Minh City-based rebuilt Somerset won the first prize for applying solutions to reduce energy by 28 percent. Second prizes went to Diamond Plaza in Ho Chi Minh City and Sheraton Hotel in Hanoi. Third prizes were given to the hotels of Ramana Saigon, Movenpick and Sofitel Legend Metropole.
Fusion Maia Da Nang won the only first tropical building prize for applying a variety of energy-efficient architectural solutions, environmentally-friendly construction materials, and new-technology management.
Green Square Binh Duong under the Big C supermarket network received the first new building prize, VNPT Hanoi and Mechilia Hotel in Khanh Hoa Province second prizes, and Agribank Hanoi Head Office, Cendeluxe Phu Yen Hotel and Hanoi-based Vinmec International Hospital third prizes./.