Yi Song

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Yi Song

Vice President of Market Development, IWBI ASIA

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Yi Song is a Vice President of Business Development at IWBI ASIA. International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI) is a public benefit corporation with a mission to improve human health and well-being through the built environment. IWBI administers the WELL Building Standard® (WELL), the world’s first building standard focused exclusively on human health and wellness. The WELL building certification program is an evidence-based system for measuring, certifying, and monitoring the performance of building features and other aspects of the built environments that impact the health and well-being of the people in the spaces we create.

Yi Song joined IWBI in 2017 with broad experience in sustainability development, education, and business development. Previously, he worked at EMSI starting in 2006 where he was in charge of the analysis of energy use and energy saving of building systems, such as the thermal and economic performance analysis of building envelope, HVAC system and the indoor air quality. He was also involved with LEED certification with M&V、IPMVP.

He has more than 11 years of experience in building science and technologies, specializing in areas of commissioning of energy use system in buildings, energy audits for building efficiency improvement, building energy simulation, green building design support and consultancy, and innovative techniques in green building design.

Yi Song served as a green building consultant to many prestigious projects in China. His engineer experience covers both new and existing facilities. His project experience ranges from high-end office towers, corporate headquarters to industrial campuses, including GE Campus, OTIS TJ office+factory, China Development Bank, Financial Street E10, etc. Yi Song also has rich experience in energy simulation modelling.

Besides his technical skills, Yi Song has established a solid foundation in business development, business management, and building strategic partnerships. Some of his former key clients include SOHO China (more than 8 projects in china) Financial Street Holding (over 10 projects), Vantone Real Estate (over 10 projects), Taikang Life Insurance (Taikang Community-LEED-Health Care), Wanda Group, China Fortune Land Development, ANBANG Insurance, Excellence Group (over 8 projects), China Resources Land and so on. He not only helps EMSI hit annual financial booking target with fast increasing each year.

He is an active member of the China’s sustainability and commercial communities including MOHURD, AMCHAM China and US Embassy Commercial Office in china.

Yi Song has a graduate degree in engineering from Loughborough University with a focus on natural ventilation application. He earned a Bachelor degree from Construction Environment & Equipment Engineering Department at Beijing Industry University in 2003, and a Research Diploma focusing on Building Services & Engineering. 

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