Ir Dr Raymond Yau (Energy Use Panel Chair)

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Ir Dr Raymond Yau (Energy Use Panel Chair)

Engineer; Member, HKGBC Green Labelling Committee

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Arup Fellow, Director, Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Ltd


Ir Dr Raymond Yau is Arup Fellow, Director of Arup Hong Kong. He is a building services engineer and building physicist who specializes in integrated design of sustainable and environmental responsive buildings.

Ir Dr Yau was Arup’s project director responsible for leading several pivotal sustainable consulting studies for the HKSAR Government, which have had a strong influence on the development of sustainability in Hong Kong and put Arup in the lead on formulating the roadmap for the local sustainability agenda. These projects include drafting a Comprehensive Environmental Performance Assessment Scheme (CEPAS) for buildings in Hong Kong, similar to the BREEAM in the UK and LEEDTM in the USA, and establishing the life-cycle assessment and database model for building construction in Hong Kong.

Many of his projects have won Green Building Awards or Sustainability Recognition such as MTR Disney Resort Line Sunny Bay Station, Hong Kong Public Housing on Microclimate Research and LCA/LCC Sustainable Tools for Buildings in Hong Kong.