In Hong Kong, buildings account for about 90% of our electricity consumption, representing over 60% of greenhouse gas emissions. Launched by the Environment Bureau and the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department, the “Energy Saving Charter on Indoor Temperature” encourages the participating organizations to maintain an average indoor temperature between 24-26°C during the months of June to September.
PolyU has signed the Charter in 2016
PolyU has supported this Chater since 2013. Energy conservation has long been a commitment and being a key indicator in the context of PolyU campus sustainability. Thus, keeping the indoor air-conditioning temperature within an efficient range could assist in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and promote energy conservation on campus.
The Launching Ceremony of the “Energy Saving Charter 2016” was held on 20 June 2016. PolyU has pledged to support the Charter with the scope:-
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Energy Saving Charter 2015
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Energy Saving Charter 2013
You can find more information about the Charter from Environment Bureau's website at http://www.energysaving.gov.hk/.