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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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Kung Hei Fat Choi or Happy Chinese Lunar New year

We wish all our customers, friends, and colleagues a happy and healthy Chinese Lunar new year or simply Kung Hei Fat Choi

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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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energy audit: inefficiency

by John Herbert Part of the energy audit process should be to review the condition of the plant, and equipment, generally if problems are discovered these can be categorized as deferred maintenance. Here an example, an 800 mm axial fan, and … Continue reading

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