China Zhejiang Province issues standards for classification of warehouses by energy consumption, carbon emissions

The Zhejiang Provincial Administration for Market Regulation on August 9 issued local standards for the classification of green warehouses by energy consumption and carbon emissions, which came into effect on September 9. Here is an overview of the standards.

Term definition

Green warehouse: Environmentally conscious modern warehouse that is arranged logically, employs multiple energy conservation technologies, is energy-saving, low-carbon and ecological, and looks pleasant.

Evaluation indicators

The table below (excerpted and translated from the original one) shows some of the indicators of energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions for classification evaluation.

Category

Index

Unit

Energy consumption Total energy consumption per unit work kgce/t
Energy conservation rate of buildings %
Proportion of renewable energy in total energy consumption %
Carbon dioxide emissions Carbon dioxide emissions per unit work kgCO2/t
Carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel combustion kgCO2
Amount of carbon dioxide absorption kgCO2

Classification

Category

Class

Criterion

Energy consumption

1

The total energy consumption per unit work is at or below 80 percent of the provincial average for the warehousing industry.

2

The total energy consumption per unit work is at or below 90 percent of the provincial average for the warehousing industry.

3

The total energy consumption per unit work is at or below the provincial average for the warehousing industry.
Carbon dioxide emissions

1

The carbon dioxide emissions per unit work is at or below 75 percent of the provincial average for the warehousing industry.

2

The carbon dioxide emissions per unit work is at or below 85 percent of the provincial average for the warehousing industry.

3

The carbon dioxide emissions per unit work is at or below 95 percent of the provincial average for the warehousing industry.

 

The full text of the standards is available at
http://dbba.sacinfo.org.cn/stdDetail/2f06eea6993293c995d7c75f26b40c7c97d0380dbe7d4031d4485bb1e0b37ea1