A Possible Zero Carbon Building Policy for Hong Kong: Opportunities, Risks and Recommendations


Grant Data
Project Title
A Possible Zero Carbon Building Policy for Hong Kong: Opportunities, Risks and Recommendations
Principal Investigator
Dr Pan, Wei   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Dr Law Winnie Wai Yi   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Hui Chun Man Sam   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Hills Peter Ronald   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Ng Thomas Shiu Tong   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
15
Start Date
2015-03-09
Completion Date
2016-06-08
Amount
355560
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
green building, zero carbon building, energy policy, building energy code, socio-technical system
Discipline
Building and Construction
Panel
Humanities & Social Sciences (H)
Sponsor
Public Policy Research Funding Scheme
HKU Project Code
2014.A8.020.14E
Grant Type
Public Policy Research Funding Scheme
Funding Year
2014/2015
Status
Completed
Objectives
1) To propose a bespoke zero carbon building policy for Hong Kong within the contexts of international zero carbon building policies, initiatives and demonstrations and the evolution of policies on building energy and carbon emissions in Hong Kong 2) To identify the opportunities and risks associated with the formulation and implementation of this possible zero carbon building policy for Hong Kong. 3) To develop recommendations for realizing the identified opportunities and mitigating the identified risks for effective reductions of energy consumption and carbon emissions of buildings in Hong Kong.