Carbon Footprint Calculator for Hotels in Hong Kong

Environment and Conservation Fund, HKSAR

Joseph Lai, Francis Yik, Michael Liu

Department of Building Services Engineering, PolyU


Based on the data of the hotels, analyses were carried out on the following areas of GHG emissions/removals.


Direct emissions/removals due to:

n Stationary sources combustion

n Mobile sources combustion

n Fugitive emissions

n Assimulation of carbon dioxide into biomass through planting of trees

Energy indirect emissions due to:

n Consumption of purchased electricity

n Consumption of town gas

Other indirect emissions due to:

n Methane gas generation at landfill due to disposal of paper waste

n Consumption of fresh water

n Treatment of waste water

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