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Technical Seminar and Launching Event for HKGBC Guidebook on Urban Microclimate Study

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The Hong Kong Green Building Council is pleased to introduce the newly developed guidebook, Guidebook on Urban Microclimate Study. The Guidebook aims to provide the knowledge of and inspiration for urban microclimate design for practitioners in the building industry, and thereby to contribute to the improvement of Hong Kong’s outdoor environment. It features, among others, urban microclimate strategies that suit Hong Kong as well as local and overseas good practices for reference by practitioners.

On the occasion, Mr WONG Kam-sing, GBS, JP, Secretary for the Environment, will be the Guest of  Honour. The Chinese University of Hong Kong, as Lead Consultant, of the study, will deliver a presentation on the Guidebook and 3 local good practices featured in the Guidebook will be presented by guest speakers followed by a vibrant panel discussion moderated by Dr Benny CHOW, Convenor of the Urban Microclimate Study Steering Committee.

Event Details


16 January 2018 (Tuesday)


2:30pm - 5:35pm  (Registration starts at 2:15pm)


BEC Auditorium, G/F Jockey Club Environmental Building, 77 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

Fee: Free of charge

Cantonese (supplemented with English presentation materials)

Registration Deadline: 15 January 2018 (Monday) or Full Capacity

Programme Rundown



2:15 – 2:30 pm



2:30 – 2:40 pm

Welcoming Remarks

HKGBC Chairman

2:40 – 3:10 pm

Keynote Speech

Mr WONG Kam-sing, GBS, JP
Secretary for the Environment

3:10 – 3:15 pm

Photo Taking

3:15 – 3:45 pm Introduction of Guidebook by Consultant Team

Prof. Edward NG
Lead Consultant

3:45 – 4:05 pm

Case Sharing 1
Kai Ching Estate

Mr Stephen YIM
Chief Architect of the Housing Department, HKSAR

4:05 – 4:20 pm Coffee Break  
4:20 – 4:40 pm

Case Sharing 2
Double Cove

Mr Kevin NG / Ir Edward CHAN
Senior Deputy General Manager / Senior Project Manager of Henderson Land Development Company Limited

4:40 – 5:00 pm Case Sharing 3
Zero Carbon Building (ZCB)

Ir CHOW Lap-man
Chief Executive Officer of the CIC Zero Carbon Building

5:00 – 5:30 pm

Panel Discussion


5:30 – 5:35 pm

Closing Remarks

Dr Benny CHOW
Steering Committee Convenor cum HKGBC Director