SusBuild handbook of building energy management in shopping mall and hotel buildings


In the period from 2016 to 2019, the EU-funded Switch-Asia SusBuild project-“Upscaling and mainstreaming sustainable building practices in western China", led by the Wuppertal Institute, aims to foster sustainable building practices among small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Chongqing City and Yunnan province with a replication potential for the whole of western China. The project consortium is composed of two national institutes (China Association of Building Energy Efficiency and Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture) and five local partners from both target regions including three governmental think tanks, one industry association, and one bank. SusBuild is supported by the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (MoHURD) and their bureaus in the target regions as well as econet china and GIZ.  More information:

One main output of the SusBuild project is a good practice handbook of building energy management in shopping mall and hotel buildings based on experience in Europe and China. The handbook targets at building owners and facility management companies of shopping mall and hotel buildings as well as local governmental agencies in China. Through recommended strategic approaches and good practice examples in both China and Europe:

  • Building owners will have an increased awareness about the importance of building energy management solutions and measures;
  • Facility management companies will have advanced knowledge of building energy management system, ranging from its different components of BEM systems to analysis and optimization;
  • Local governmental agencies will learn about policy measures that can incentivise building owners and facility management companies to take up building energy management practice in Europe.

You are welcome to submit your accomplished projects and get back to before August 31st, 2017.  Please clickInitiates file download here to download the project template in English & Chinese. 

Good_practice_BEMS_Template_FV_Bilingual_01.pdf600 K

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