The Buildings Energy Efficiency Ordinance (Cap. 610) (BEEO) came into effect on 21 September 2012. The objective of the BEEO is to promote the enhancement of energy efficiency in Hong Kong's buildings.
The BEEO has implemented a number of requirements, a contravention of which may be subject to a fine and may even result in imprisonment. The requirements include:
The above requirements may be exempted upon application to the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department. An exemption may be granted (for heritage conservation, technical or operational reasons), where it is undesirable or impracticable to comply with the requirements.
3. Building Energy Efficiency Ordinance (Cap. 610)
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