A review of building energy standards and implications for Hong Kong : An energy efficiency office was formed in Hong Kong in 1994 and represents the territory on the Asia Pacific economic co-operation working group on regional energy co-operation. It is hoped this participation will enable Hong Kong to learn from the experience of other countries in the region

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Original languageEnglish
Journal / PublicationBuilding Research and Information
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - May 1996


The authors review the current work on energy efficiency in Hong Kong and discuss the prescriptive and performance-based approaches as well as looking at the obstacles and barriers in delivering energy efficiency to the marketplace. It is recognized that more research and development work needs to be done in the territory before comprehensive building energy codes can be introduced.

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  • Building energy standards, Commercial buildings, Hong Kong, Policy, Review

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