Review of Green Retrofit Technologies and Policies for Aged Residential Buildings in Hong Kong

Yongtao Tan, Guo Liu, Yan Zhang, Chenyang Shuai, Geoffrey Qiping Shen

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Abstract

Green retrofit of aged residential buildings contributes to reduce global energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. The promotion of green retrofit and the performance of retrofitted buildings depend on applicable technologies and policies. A wide range of retrofit technologies and retrofit policies have been applied throughout the world. However, little attention has been paid to identify suitable retrofit technologies and retrofit policies for particular regions, for example Hong Kong. In this study, both of technologies and policies of refurbishment were reviewed and examined with aiming to implement suitable green retrofit technologies and policies in Hong Kong. In referring to the particular characteristics of Hong Kong residential buildings, 28 green retrofit technologies and 18 green retrofit policies were recommended. The findings in this study are useful for local government setting up green retrofit strategies for Hong Kong and also provide good references for other countries and regions.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICCREM 2018
Subtitle of host publicationSustainable Construction and Prefabrication - Proceedings of the International Conference on Construction and Real Estate Management 2018
EditorsMohamed Al-Hussein, Geoffrey Q. P. Shen, Yimin Zhu, Yaowu Wang
PublisherAmerican Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Pages38-44
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9780784481738
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Event2018 International Conference on Construction and Real Estate Management: Sustainable Construction and Prefabrication, ICCREM 2018 - Charleston, United States
Duration: 9 Aug 201810 Aug 2018

Publication series

NameICCREM 2018: Sustainable Construction and Prefabrication - Proceedings of the International Conference on Construction and Real Estate Management 2018

Conference

Conference2018 International Conference on Construction and Real Estate Management: Sustainable Construction and Prefabrication, ICCREM 2018
CountryUnited States
CityCharleston
Period9/08/1810/08/18

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Building and Construction

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