An assessment framework for sustainable building energy retrofit (BEER) project under energy performance contracting (EPC) mechanism based on balanced card

Pengpeng Xu, Hon Wan Edwin Chan, Xu Ying

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Abstract

Sustainable building has been becoming future development trend in building sector. Building Energy Efficiency Retrofit (BEER) supports excellent opportunities to reduce energy consumption in buildings as well as encourage environment protection, rational resources use, occupants' healthcare, which help existing buildings improve sustainability. Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) provided by Energy Service Companies (ESCOs) is a market mechanism to provide financing and technologies support to energy efficiency projects. EPC mechanism has great advantages for building clients to conduct building energy efficiency retrofit and improve sustainability of existing buildings. This paper aims to implement the sustainable principle into Building Energy Efficiency Retrofit (BEER) project and establish a sustainability performance measurement framework for BEER under EPC mechanism. This paper first explores relationships among sustainable development, BEER, and EPC. Then this study finds sustainability measurement gaps through reviewing the current sustainable building systems. After that an assessment framework for measuring sustainability performance of building retrofit projects using EPC mechanism is developed based on Balanced Scorecard.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCRIOCM 2010 - International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate "Towards Sustainable Development of International Metropolis"
PublisherChinese Research Institute of Construction Management
Pages24-33
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2010
Event15th Annual Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate: Towards Sustainable Development of International Metropolis, CRIOCM 2010 - Thistle Hotel, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Duration: 6 Aug 20107 Aug 2010

Conference

Conference15th Annual Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate: Towards Sustainable Development of International Metropolis, CRIOCM 2010
CountryMalaysia
CityJohor Bahru
Period6/08/107/08/10

Keywords

  • Balanced scorecard (BSC)
  • Energy efficiency
  • Energy performance contracting (EPC)
  • ESCO
  • Retrofit

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Building and Construction
  • Architecture
  • Strategy and Management
  • Business and International Management
  • Urban Studies

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