Shanghai Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Engine Center

Shanghai Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Engine Center is located in the Qingpu district, the Shanghai Engine Center officially opened in September 2009 as an environmentally friendly and highly efficient CFM56® engine maintenance, repair and overhaul facility. As the first LEED Platinum facility in China, Shanghai Engine Center is a joint venture between China Eastern Airlines and Pratt & Whitney, the latter being a United Technologies Corporation company. The facility incorporates high-performance building solutions from other UTC businesses such as Carrier and EMSI.


Key LEED features at the 26,000 gross square meter facility include:

• At least 12.5% of the facility’s energy is being produced from renewable sources such as solar thermal, photovoltaic, wind, geothermal and canal water sources.

• High performance, energy efficient windows contribute to the facility’s daylighting system, reducing electricity requirements and the need for additional cooling.

• At least 20% of all construction materials were sourced locally, and 10 to 20% of materials contained recycled content. Use of certified stewarded wood products.

• About 70% of construction waste was diverted from landfills.

• Reduced usage of potable water and the construction of a large pond on site capture and stores rain water to meet all sanitary needs.