Rows of air-conditioners outside an industrial building at Lai Chi Kok on August 5, 2016. Photo: Paul Yeung
Rows of air-conditioners outside an industrial building at Lai Chi Kok on August 5, 2016. Photo: Paul Yeung
Edwin Lau
Opinion

Opinion

Edwin Lau

Making buildings more energy-efficient is a quick way for Hong Kong to reach its carbon goals

  • Like many governments post-COP26, Hong Kong is working on phasing out coal
  • As it waits for green hydrogen and wind farms, a fast and easy way is to legislate for energy efficiency in buildings, which produce 60 per cent of the city’s carbon emissions

Rows of air-conditioners outside an industrial building at Lai Chi Kok on August 5, 2016. Photo: Paul Yeung
Rows of air-conditioners outside an industrial building at Lai Chi Kok on August 5, 2016. Photo: Paul Yeung
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