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BEC’s Energy Efficient Retrofit Guide & Calculator - Launch Event
   
Event Date: 12 Dec 2017
Event Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Venue: BEC Auditorium, G/F, 77 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong
Fee: Free
Contact: Ms Jill Chow
Email: jill@bec.org.hk
Telephone: 2784 3942

In Hong Kong, approximately 65% of greenhouse gas emissions are from buildings, which consume 90% of electricity generated. Over 60% of buildings energy usage can be attributed to commercial buildings, including office and hotel buildings. Energy usage also means costs with many buildings having energy bills of over HKD $1million a year, and despite excellent progress in reducing other emissions to our atmosphere, this also adds to air pollution.

To help manage our energy usage, beneficial for our climate, for our health, and for reducing business costs, this BEC project’s outputs, focus on how to retrofit existing commercial buildings. They offer practical means for reducing demand and give companies – sustainability teams, building managers, and finance teams - the information they need to help make investment decisions.

The outputs to be launched at this event on 12 December 2017 are:

  • A Guide: providing users with information on key energy-saving technologies and initiatives: costs & energy savings, payback periods, and applicability to different building types.
  • A Retrofit Calculator: an easy-to-use excel tool designed to estimate the costs and energy saving performance of individual technologies and initiatives with user-customized specifications.

We warmly invite BEC Members, Building Owners, Facility Managers, Sustainability Managers and all that are interested to join the launch event. You will find out more about the Guide and Tool and also how they relate to the Government’s priorities and programme.

This project has been funded by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and steered by BEC’s Energy Advisory Group,

 Date

  12 December 2017 (Tuesday)

 Time

  4:00pm - 4:30pm: Registration

  4:30pm - 6:00pm: Launch Event

Venue

 BEC Auditorium, G/F, 77 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong
 (Opposite to Festival Walk, Kowloon Tong MTR Exit C2location map)

Speakers

Ir Raymond Poon, Assistant Director Electricity and Energy Efficiency, Electrical & Mechanical Services Department, The HKSAR Government

Mr Richard Lancaster, BEC Chairman

Ms Maya de Souza, Assistant Director - Policy Research, BEC

Mr Jonathan Yau, Associate Director, Cundall Hong Kong Limited

Thank you for your support, this event is FULL HOUSE now.

For enquiries, please contact Ms Jill Chow (T. 2784 3942 | E. jill@bec.org.hk).

Remarks

(1) Registrations are subject to final confirmations from BEC

(2) Registrations of non-BEC members are subject to seat availability, after allowing for members’ registrations

(3) BEC reserves the right not to accept any registration, at its sole discretion and without the need to give explanations.



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