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Title: A conceptual model of energy performance contracting : an alternative solution to retrofit existing buildings
Authors: Lee, P
Lam, PTI 
Keywords: Energy performance contracting
Energy service company
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: International Association for Sustainable Development and Management (IASDM)
Source: International journal of architecture, engineering and construction, 2015, v. 4, no. 2, p. 109-116 How to cite?
Journal: International journal of architecture, engineering and construction 
Abstract: Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) projects provide building owners (the client) with a turnkey retrofit in their existing buildings as energy service company would assist clients to identify energy saving potential, design and install energy conservation measures (ECMs), monitor performance of installed ECMs, as well as train operators for better system operation. In order to promote the wider use of EPC, this paper proposes a model of EPC which enables building owners and energy service companies to identify and address the key issues when implementing EPC projects, starting from the stage of pre-retrofit, installation, to post-retrofit. This proposed model is developed based on the extensive literature review, questionnaire survey findings, as well as semi-structured interviews with the key stakeholders in Hong Kong. The model consists of 12 Building Blocks, including risk assessment of energy saving shortfall and contract management.
ISSN: 1911-110X
EISSN: 1911-1118
DOI: 10.7492/IJAEC.2015.011
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