The Zero Carbon Building in Hong Kong has been awarded "Champion of the Innovation Award for the Engineering Industry" for its integrated innovations that are tailored for Hong Kong's sub-tropical climate. The three-story building -- engineered by Arup -- used more than "80 sustainability features to heighten its efficiency and diminish its environmental impact." Those include a roof covered in photovoltaic panels, grid feed-in and a "biodiesel tri-generation system to convert waste cooking oil into usable energy."

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