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APC / ATC
CPD-HKIS
CPD by Others
 
Code : 2014049
Event Name : Green Roofs and Vertical Greening in Hong Kong
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Dr. Sam C. M. Hui
Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Hong Kong

Dr. Hui is a Lecturer at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong. He has a strong technical background in the study of energy efficiency in buildings and is active in promoting sustainable building technology. He has acted as a Technical Expert in building energy code and green building assessment projects in Hong Kong, Mainland China and Thailand. He was the President of the ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers) Hong Kong Chapter in 2006-2007. He was elected as a Distinguished Lecturer of ASHRAE U.S. Headquarters for 2009-2011. He has prepared some technical guidelines for green roof systems in 2011-2013.
Event Date : 19/05/2014
Event Time : 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
CPD Hour(s) : 1.5
Venue : Surveyors Learning Centre, Room 120712/F, Wing On Centre, 111 Connaught Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Division : YSG
Closing Date : 07/05/2014
Fee : HK$120 for member; HK$150 for non-member (HK$30 walk in surcharge for all pricings listed)
Priority : YSG Members; First-come-first-served
Language : Cantonese supplemented by English
Details :

Hong Kong and many other cities in the world are facing problems of urban heat islands (UHI) and a lack of green space. The application of green roofs and vertical greening has recently attracted much attention because they can help mitigate the adverse effects of UHI and bring nature back to the urban area. This seminar will explain the basic concepts and potential benefits of green roofs and vertical greening. Some practical examples in Hong Kong will be presented. Major design considerations and development trends will be discussed.