The Conference

Asia Pacific Conference on the Built Environment (APCBE) is a biennial event of ASHRAE Region XIII and it was first launched back in 1991. In response to the growing technology, the Conference scope has been expanded from HVAC&R to cover various aspects related to the built environment. This international conference provides an excellent platform for researchers and practitioners to share ideas, best practice, new technologies and future prospects.

This is a 2-day conference with expected attendance of participants from government, academics, architects, consultants, contractors, building owners, facilities managers, industries, suppliers and other parties who have interest in design, installation, testing, commissioning, operation and maintenance of the built environment.



The Conference theme “Shaping the Future of Green Technologies” is not simply about the hi-tech products available today but the future technology being developed for more sustainable built environment, including design approach, system controls, construction management, commissioning, facility operation & maintenance, etc. It is intended to bring together international speakers to meet and discuss the advanced technologies with mindful of our next generation.

The conference will cover but not limited to the following topics :

  • Renewable Energy / Energy Efficiency
  • Architecture / Building Materials
  • Code & Standard / Assessment / Recognition
  • Environment & Atmosphere / IEQ
  • Commissioning & Operation
  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Safety & Fire Engineering
  • Vibration & Acoustic Control
  • Hydronic system
  • Energy audit
  • Smart Buildings
  • District Heating & Cooling System


The Conference will be conducted in English. All Abstracts and Papers have to be written in English.