Governance strategies to achieve zero-energy buildings in China

  title={Governance strategies to achieve zero-energy buildings in China},
  author={Jingjing Zhang and Nan Zhou and Adam Hinge and Wei Feng and Shicong Zhang},
  journal={Building Research \& Information},
  pages={604 - 618}
In response to climate change, governments are developing policies to move toward ultra-low-energy or ‘zero-energy’ buildings (ZEBs). Policies, codes, and governance structures vary among regions, and there is no universally accepted definition of a ZEB. These variables make it difficult, for countries such as China that wish to set similar goals, to determine an optimum approach. This paper reviews ZEBs policies, programmes, and governance approaches in two jurisdictions that are leading ZEBs… Expand
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