" A green and salubrious environment paves a road to a good life for us. It is a goal we should pursue with concerted efforts. In October last year, the HKSAR Government put forward the vision of “Zero-carbon Emissions。Liveable City。Sustainable Development” in the “Hong Kong's Climate Action Plan 2050”, stating that Hong Kong will be committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050. Regarding carbon reduction, “Waste Treatment” is one of the three key areas, and “Energy Saving and Green Buildings” is one of the four major strategies. Both tactics are closely related to the construction industry. The CIC recommends that all projects should formulate a waste reduction plan during the planning and design phase. Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Common Data Environment (CDE) should be useful for the preparation for a proper waste management plan. " More ...
" We are seeing the hottest July in records this year and heat wave is expected to continue through this summer. We must show care to our frontline construction workers who have to work under the scorching sun. Site owners must provide ample shelter facilities for taking rest and prepare cooling supplies such as drinks and portable fans to avoid heat stress. " More ...
CIC-ZCP is the first zero carbon building in Hong Kong developed by the CIC in collaboration with the HKSAR Government.
Hong Kong Institute of Construction (HKIC) is a member organisation of the Construction Industry Council (CIC).
CITAC serves as a knowledge hub to promote the implementation and application of construction innovation.
BIM is a new technology to holistically manage information relating to construction projects of different stages.
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