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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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energy costs

2015 was the hottest year on record so far, so without reading your bill we know the result, your energy bills were higher than before if you used air conditioning, because air conditioning is the largest portion of energy usage … Continue reading

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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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COP21 means 2 degC or bust?

COP21 commences today, with leaders from 200 counties meeting in Paris, and buildings, for the first time, will be in focus, a milestone indeed. Its important for Hong Kong where buildings consume 90% of the electricity generated, equating to about … Continue reading

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BEC Chairman Mr John Chai presents carbon certificate to John A. Herbert at enviroseries conference on 18 May 2015

Left to right: BEC Chairman Mr John Chai and John A. Herbert carbon certificate presentation enviroseries conference on 18 May 2015.

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