Pacnet has received the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System Gold Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for the company's newest data centre in Hong Kong, the provider of integrated network and technology solutions announced on Wednesday (12 December).
LEED is an internationally recognised rating system for the design, construction and operation of green buildings.
The certified data centre, Hong Kong CloudSpace2 (HKCS2), is located at Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate, Hong Kong.
The company said that HKCS2, a Tier III data centre, is the first data centre in Hong Kong to achieve this level of LEED certification.
"Earning this recognition reaffirms Pacnet's unwavering commitment to our customers that goes beyond just delivering best-in-class integrated connectivity and managed services, but also our efforts towards more efficient and sustainable business operations," said Carl Grivner, chief executive officer, Pacnet.
Launched in March 2012, customers in HKCS2 include some of the world's leading content providers, financial exchanges and technology firms.
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