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Renovate, don't build

SCG earns a Platinum LEED award for its redo of 30-year-old office buildings, proving you do not need to tear structures down to be green.

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Energy-efficient buildings are not exclusive to new developments. Old office buildings can be renovated to become green buildings as long as the owners are genuinely committed to it. 

Mr Pramote shows off the Platinum LEED plaque that SCG was awarded in front of one of the renovated buildings.

The latest LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum award for Existing Buildings Operations and Maintenance provided proof of that, as it was given to Siam Cement Group (SCG), Thailand's top industrial conglomerate, for the renovation of its three-decade-old office.

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