Energy Efficiency

, Volume 11, Issue 1, pp 79–95 | Cite as

Analysis and recommendations for building energy efficiency financing in Malaysia

  • Kevin HorEmail author
  • Mohd Khairil Rahmat
Original Article


This paper provides an overview of the Malaysian Energy Efficiency regulatory framework as well as current financing and incentive mechanisms available to the building sector. The review has found that some of the existing financing schemes have been successful while others could leverage on other existing schemes to improve its effectiveness. The review will explore the strengths and gaps of the available schemes and will propose some ways to increase the uptake up rate of the schemes. The potential impact of the proposed recommendations will be discussed supported by projected energy and CO2 reductions.


Energy efficiency Building sector Financing Incentives Soft loans Tax incentives On-bill financing 


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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.UniKL British Malaysia InstituteSelangorMalaysia

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