Ecolabelling scheme for buildings in Hong Kong

Chi Kwan Chau, J. Burnett, Wai Ling Lee

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Over the last ten years voluntary labelling schemes such as energy labels and ecolabelling have become increasingly popular within the property sector. However, since the schemes are voluntary in nature their success generally depends on the environmental response of both the property owner and the facility manager. This paper discusses the prerequisites for introducing a successful energy and ecolabelling scheme in Hong Kong. The paper also introduces a costbenefit analysis associated with Hong Kong's accredited criteria for ecolabelling. Finally, the paper examines the controversial issue of linking ecolabelling to property valuation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)120-126
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 1999


  • Energy conservation
  • Environmental impact
  • Hong Kong
  • Labelling
  • Property valuation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Human Factors and Ergonomics
  • Architecture
  • Building and Construction


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