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Contents

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Forewords

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Contributions and acknowledgements

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1. Objectives and methods 1.1 Objectives 1.2 Structure of report 1.3 Methods

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2. Key findings and overall analysis 2.1 Overview of chapter 2.2 Key characteristics of programmes 2.3 Incentives 2.4 Outcomes and impacts 2.5 Innovative success factors 2.6 Key challenges and countermeasures

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3. Case studies Case 1: Boston Renew Boston Trust Commercial Case 2: Chicago Retrofit Chicago Energy Challenge Case 3: London Business Energy Challenge Case 4: Mexico City Sustainable Buildings Certification Program Case 5: Seoul Building Retrofit Program Loan Scheme Case 6: Shenzhen International Low Carbon City Case 7: Tokyo Carbon Reduction Reporting Program

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4. Conclusion

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Urban Efficiency II: Seven Innovative City Programmes for Existing Building Energy Efficiency  
Urban Efficiency II: Seven Innovative City Programmes for Existing Building Energy Efficiency  

Urban Efficiency II: Seven Innovative City Programmes for Existing Building Energy Efficiency builds on research in the successful predecess...