Country review on the main building energy-efficiency policy instrument

He, Bei, Jiao, Liudan, Song, Xiangnan, Shen, Liyin, & Xiong, Bo (2015) Country review on the main building energy-efficiency policy instrument. In Shen, Liyin, Ye, Kunhui, & Mao, Chao (Eds.) Proceedings of the 19th International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Chongqing, China, pp. 379-396.

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Abstract

Building energy-efficiency (BEE) is the key to drive the promotion of energy saving in building sector. A large variety of building energy-efficiency policy instrument exist. Some are mandatory, some are soft scheme, and some use economic incentives from country to country. This paper presents the current development of implementing BEE policy instruments by examining the practices of BEE in seven selected countries and regions. In the study, BEE policy instruments are classified into three groups, including mandatory administration control instruments, economic incentive instruments and voluntary scheme instruments. The study shows that different countries have adopted different instruments in their practices for achieving the target of energy-saving and gained various kinds of experiences. It is important to share these experiences gained.

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ID Code: 84001
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Building energy-efficiency, Policy instrument, Benchmark framework
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-662-46994-1_32
ISBN: 9783662469941
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > BUILDING (120200) > Building Construction Management and Project Planning (120201)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Deposited On: 07 May 2015 23:05
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2016 04:12

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