Connecting, Nurturing, Creating for Sustainable Environment

Investing in Building Energy Efficiency: Enhancing Hong Kong’s Policy Framework
Event Date: 28 Jan 2019
Event Time: 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Venue: 3/F Multi-purpose Hall, City Gallery, 3 Edinburgh Place, Central, Hong Kong
Fee: Free
Contact: Ms Shania Cheng
Telephone: 2784 3958

As a highly dense urban environment, buildings contribute significantly to Hong Kong’s electricity consumption and carbon emissions. To businesses, building owners, and building users, this will translate into high operating costs as well as environmental footprint.

In this research project, BEC compared the policy frameworks on buildings energy efficiency between Hong Kong and seven cities (Singapore, Tokyo, New York City, Sydney, Essen, Beijing, and Shenzhen), and offered policy recommendations that will support the business case for energy efficiency investments in new and existing buildings in Hong Kong.

At this seminar, we will hear from green building professionals and building owner/users the bottlenecks they encountered in further enhancing energy efficiency, and how landlord/tenant collaboration can be used as a possible solution.

We warmly invite BEC members, relevant government departments, building owners, facility managers, and those who are interested to join the event.


 28 January 2019 (Monday)


 4:15p.m. – 6:00p.m. (Registration starts at 4:00p.m.)


 3/F Multi-purpose Hall, City Gallery, 3 Edinburgh Place, Central, Hong Kong      








 4:00p.m. – 4:15p.m.

 Welcome & Introductions

 Mr Adam Koo, CEO, BEC
 Dr Peter Hefele, Director, KAS RECAP

 4:15p.m. – 4:25p.m.

 Summary of the research report

 Mr Simon Ng, Director – Policy & Research, BEC

 4:25p.m. – 4:40p.m.

 Energy efficiency for tenants: opportunities and challenges

 Dr Raymond Yau, General Manager, Technical Services & Sustainable 
 Development, Swire Properties Limited

 4:40p.m. – 4:50p.m.

 Hurdles and opportunities for existing buildings

 Ir C.F. Leung, Director – Operations, BEC

 4:50p.m. – 5:00p.m.

 Panel Discussion

 5:00p.m. – 5:30p.m.

 Closing Remarks

 Mr Tony Small, Chairman, BEC Energy Advisory Group

 5:30p.m. – 5:35p.m.

 Networking & Refreshments

 5:35p.m. – 6:00p.m.

This event is closed. For enquiry, please contact Ms Shania Cheng (T. 2784 3958 | E. .

For enquiries, please contact Ms Shania Cheng (T. 2784 3958 |



(1) Registrations are subject to final confirmations from BEC
(2) Seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
(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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