Energy Efficiency Improvement in Commercial and High-Rise Residential Buildings in Viet Nam

Introduction

The Project has the goal to reduce intensity of GHG emissions from the building sector in Viet Nam. The project objective is to improve the energy utilization performance of commercial and high-rise residential buildings in Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi. Realization of this objective will be achieved through implementation of three components (1) Improvement and Enforcement of Energy Efficiency Building Code; (2) Building Market Development Support Initiatives, and (3) Building EE Technology Applications and Replications. Each component comprises a number of complementary activities designed to remove barriers to the stringent enforcement of the revised EEBC, and to the greater uptake of building energy efficiency technologies, systems, and practices in commercial and residential buildings. By EOP, the GEF investment will have catalysed direct GHG emission reduction of about 37,680 tCO2e. The cumulative direct reduction in GHG emissions over the lifetime of the project is envisioned to be 236,382 tCO2e.

What are the project's key outcomes?

The project objective is to improve the energy utilization performance of commercial and high-rise residential buildings in Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi.

Outcome 1.1: Enforced, improved and comprehensive policy, legal, and regulatory frameworks on the energy efficient design, construction and operation of commercial and high-rise residential buildings

Outcome 1.2: Strengthened compliance of the energy efficiency building code for commercial and high-rise residential buildings in Hanoi and HCMC

Outcome 2: Increased local capacity in the EE design, construction and operation of commercial and high-rise residential buildings

Outcome 3: Increased use of EE building materials and application of EE building technologies in HCMC and Hanoi

Finance, Executing and Implementing Agency



Implementing Partner: Ministry of Construction (MOC)
Implementing Entity: Department of Science, Technology and Environment (under MOC)

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