The construction industry consumes a tremendous amount of energy and resources each year in China. It is imperative to implement sustainable management in this industry in order to reduce the depletion of energy and resources. To conduct a sustainable development, this paper firstly describes the current energy consumption situation in China. The urgency for conducting sustainable management is emphasized. Afterward, evaluation standard for a green building in China is described. By using a life cycle method, specific measures which can be implemented to construct a green building are issued. It is concluded that as more and more attentions are being paid on this topic, sustainable building in China will get a rapid development in the coming years.