Private Sector Buildings Energy Efficiency


Tokyo took up the position of co-chair in the Private Sector Buildings Energy Efficiency Network (PSBEEN) together with Sydney in line with Tokyo’s ongoing desire to contribute actively to the pursuits of the C40.  More Details about PSBEEN

June 2014, Tokyo hosted the C40 PSBEEN Workshop, and also hosted the Tokyo Forum on Building Energy Efficiency to bring together additional stakeholders to tackle common issues in partnership with C40. ⇒See more about C40 PSBEEN Workshop

With an audience of over 300, including members from C40 Private Sector Building Energy Efficiency Network and the Asian Cities Workshop, Tokyo Forum on Building Energy Efficiency was held at TMG Conference Hall on June 20.
The Governor of Tokyo, Mr. Masuzoe, stressed the importance of collaboration with C40 and Asian cities and declared his commitment to the promotion of global climate actions in his opening remarks. Everyone in attendance was keen to gain up-to-date information on both building energy efficiency policies and technologies from experts across the globe while also enjoying fruitful panel discussions.



 Agenda:Tokyo Forum on Buildings Energy Efficiency


  [ Low Emission Buildings 2014 ] was published at the forum





Opening remarks

Youichi Masuzoe, the Governor of Tokyo Metropolitan Government

Murakami Shuzou, President, Institute for Building Environment and Energy Conservation


Key note 1      Economic impacts of building energy

Clay Nesler     Vice President, Johnson Controls


Key note 2      Best practice policies for new and existing buildings

Peter Graham   Executive Director, Global Buildings Performance Network


C40 cities and cities role for climate actions

Terri Wills       Director of Global Initiatives, C40


Panel Talk 1

Building energy efficiency programs: World’s best practices

Moderator: Peter Graham, GBPN


Barry Hooper,  Program Specialist, the City & County of San Francisco's Department of    Environment

Serene Peh,  Deputy Director, Green Building Policy Dept, Construction Authority (BCA) of Singapore

Terri Wills, Director of Global Initiatives, C40


Panel Talk 2

Toward further building energy efficiency: Incentive policies and Stakeholders

Moderator: Yuko Nishida, Planner for the Bureau of Environment


Tom Belsham,  the Manager of the Sustainability Programs Unit at the City of Sydney

Jane Henley,CEO,   World Green Building Councilfor Sustainable Development

Roland Hunzkier,   Director, BEE, World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Hiroyuki Miyata,the Director for the Emission trading, Bureau of Environment





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