Category Archives: BEC

BEC 2018 active 2019

The latest version of the EMSD Building Energy Code (BEC) 2018 became effective in May 2019 for construction submissions. For a comparison between the BEC 2015 and 2018 versions check out this article http://www.kelcroft.com.hk/energy-rea-bec-2015vs2018.htm sponsored by kelcroft

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Building Approval Process CoCR

by John A. Herbert How to comply with BEEO ordinance for new construction? To build in Hong Kong you will need to follow the traditional BD submission format, and also fulfil the mandatory requirements detail in the Building Energy Code.  How … Continue reading

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Lighting levels Lux

by John A. Herbert Lighting provides good opportunities to lower costs without impacting the building operation. The BEC 2012 provide guidance for the lighting power density for new build, and most existing buildings exceed this guidance. We find external lights … Continue reading

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