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Energywi$e Certificate

Objective

The Energywi$e Certificate is established to encourage Hong Kong businesses/organisations in adopting measures to save energy within their establishments and recognise the energy saving efforts of those companies and organisations.  

Criteria

The Energywi$e Certificate encourages participants to adopt energy reduction measures covering the key energy consuming facility categories as listed below.  Participants are encouraged to achieve certain energy saving measures in Goal Category A (making reference to the four prescriptive Building Energy Codes published by the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD)) and Goal Category B.

Goal Category A – making reference to the four prescriptive Building Energy Codes published by EMSD

a) Energy Efficiency of Lighting Installations
b) Energy Efficiency of Air Conditioning Installations
c) Energy Efficiency of Electrical Installations
d) Energy Efficiency of Lift and Escalator Installations

Goal Category B – Others

e) Energy Efficiency of Boilers
f) Energy Efficiency of Gas and Oil Fuel Consuming Systems
g) Energy Efficiency of Plumbing and Drainage
h) Energy Efficiency of Central Control and Monitoring System
i) Energy Efficiency related to Building Envelope/Façade
j) Energy Efficiency of Other Facilities of Significance not mentioned above

Levels of Energywi$e Certificate:

Certificate Ranking Minimum Requirements
Basic Level
  • Achieved at least 50% of energy saving measure requirements listed in EW/02-B.  
Good Level
  • Achieved Basic Level requirements; and
  • Having achieved at least 3 energy saving measures in any 2 energy consuming facilities specified in Goal Categories A and/or B during the goal implementation period.

Participants are required to set the goals in high standards comparable to the Building Energy Codes (2012 Edition) of Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD) in their targets for saving energy in consuming facilities in Goal Category A.

Excellence Level
  • Achieved Basic Level requirements; and
  • Accumulation of 9 or more energy saving measures in any 3 energy consuming facilities in Measures Category A and/or B; or
  • For renewal of Excellence Level, applicants should have achieved at least 1 new goal in each subsequent year in any Goal Category or a new goal on motivating and supporting one of its business partners (e.g. suppliers) to join and successfully obtain the Energywi$e Certificate.

Participants are required to set the goals in high standards comparable to the Building Energy Codes (2012 Edition) of Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD) in their targets for saving energy in consuming facilities in Goal Category A.

 

 

Guidebook

Energywi$e Certificate Guidebook
Energywi$e Certificate Guidebook

 

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