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Hospital Wanita dan Kanak Kanak

Hospital Wanita dan Kanak Kanak

The Sabah Women's and Children's Hospital (HWKKS) aka Hospital Likas with a site area of ​​25.05 acres came into through from the purchase of a private hospital Sabah Medical Center (SMC), which was in a sale and purchase agreement on March 03, 2003. HWKKS is located 7.8km from the city of Kota Kinabalu and is a hospital expert level in Likas district. The renaming ceremony of Hospital Likas to Sabah Women's and Children's Hospital was held on 9 August 2009.

Innovative Sustainability Features

1. An Energy Star rating of 100 is achieved, making the hospital a top performer under the Energy Star Portfolio Manager with an Energy Utilization Index (EUI) of 2.28GJ/m2, which is 68% lower than the median EUI (7.16GJ/m2) of hospitals in the US.
2. Energy Management System with tracking and monitoring of energy consumption and chiller plant optimization capabilities.
3. Achieved an Alternative Transportation Rate of 36.49% - this takes into consideration the reduced transport impact achieved from employees that live within the hospital grounds/ quarters, reducing the needs for daily commute.
4. Native and low maintenance landscaping comprises 40% of the total site area.
5. 38% reduction in indoor water use against the EPA baseline with the use of efficient water fittings and harvested rainwater for flushing.
6. 87% reduction in outdoor water use against the US EPA baseline through the selection of native, low water demand plant species, and the use of harvested rainwater for irrigation purposes.

Certifications & Awards

1st existing green hospital in Sabah to receive LEED v4 O+M GOLD level certification (existing building certification)


Project Location:
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Building completed 2003
LEED v4 O+M completed 2022
Project Team:
Client: Ministry of Health, Malaysia
Facility Management: Sedafiat Sdn Bhd
LEED Consultant: IEN Consultants Sdn Bhd
IEN Project Team Members:
Sheena Maria Moses
Sandra Shim
Project Size:
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