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postgraduate thesis: The shift green challenges of Hong Kong construction industry

TitleThe shift green challenges of Hong Kong construction industry
Authors
Issue Date2013
PublisherThe University of Hong Kong (Pokfulam, Hong Kong)
Citation
Kwan, S. [關淑慧]. (2013). The shift green challenges of Hong Kong construction industry. (Thesis). University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.5353/th_b5118494
AbstractRecognizing that green construction industry has begun to notify recently among Hong Kong citizens; people begin to concern about the environment protection practices in daily life. The government has introduced the green building development since 1996, however, the development and policy do not mature enough as other developed countries. The Hong Kong green development is lagging behind. In the context of this research will focus on the following objectives: i) to review the current status of sustainable construction and green technologies in Hong Kong, ii) to identify major barriers towards sustainable construction in Hong Kong, iii) to find out the priority of those barriers which affect the most to the industry. This research will investigate the views for green building of Hong Kong residential and the developers in five aspects, for instance, the financial cost, professional technology & knowledge, perception of users and government initiatives. Among various features of green building, this research will focus on the technology of energy and water conservation, which is the most common adopted green technology in Hong Kong. The building services of existing green building is going to study, in order to review the unpopular reason behind the current situation in HK construction industry.
DegreeMaster of Housing Management
SubjectSustainable buildings - China - Hong Kong
Sustainable construction - China - Hong Kong
Dept/ProgramHousing Management
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/194921

 

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dc.contributor.authorKwan, Shuk-wai-
dc.contributor.author關淑慧-
dc.date.accessioned2014-02-20T23:11:09Z-
dc.date.available2014-02-20T23:11:09Z-
dc.date.issued2013-
dc.identifier.citationKwan, S. [關淑慧]. (2013). The shift green challenges of Hong Kong construction industry. (Thesis). University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.5353/th_b5118494-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/194921-
dc.description.abstractRecognizing that green construction industry has begun to notify recently among Hong Kong citizens; people begin to concern about the environment protection practices in daily life. The government has introduced the green building development since 1996, however, the development and policy do not mature enough as other developed countries. The Hong Kong green development is lagging behind. In the context of this research will focus on the following objectives: i) to review the current status of sustainable construction and green technologies in Hong Kong, ii) to identify major barriers towards sustainable construction in Hong Kong, iii) to find out the priority of those barriers which affect the most to the industry. This research will investigate the views for green building of Hong Kong residential and the developers in five aspects, for instance, the financial cost, professional technology & knowledge, perception of users and government initiatives. Among various features of green building, this research will focus on the technology of energy and water conservation, which is the most common adopted green technology in Hong Kong. The building services of existing green building is going to study, in order to review the unpopular reason behind the current situation in HK construction industry.-
dc.languageeng-
dc.publisherThe University of Hong Kong (Pokfulam, Hong Kong)-
dc.relation.ispartofHKU Theses Online (HKUTO)-
dc.rightsThe author retains all proprietary rights, (such as patent rights) and the right to use in future works.-
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.subject.lcshSustainable buildings - China - Hong Kong-
dc.subject.lcshSustainable construction - China - Hong Kong-
dc.titleThe shift green challenges of Hong Kong construction industry-
dc.typePG_Thesis-
dc.identifier.hkulb5118494-
dc.description.thesisnameMaster of Housing Management-
dc.description.thesislevelMaster-
dc.description.thesisdisciplineHousing Management-
dc.description.naturepublished_or_final_version-
dc.identifier.doi10.5353/th_b5118494-
dc.date.hkucongregation2013-

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