Air conditioning contributes to a significant chunk of a building’s energy consumption. As building owners are increasingly pressured to be more energy efficient, one company’s unique model is helping to take that responsibility off their hands.
The SMART Facilities Management Solutions Expo 2016 opens this week from 26 to 28 April at Singapore’s Sands Expo and Convention Centre, with a focus on helping practitioners in the Southeast Asian region learn about the latest trends and technologies in the industry.
Takehiko Nakao –
It is time for transformative action to build a smarter, more sustainable Asia and Pacific region through more advanced technology, says Asian Development Bank president Takehiko Nakao.
Ken Maher –
A new report by the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council shows that every dollar invested in reducing emissions in the building sector will offer twice the savings, while also creating jobs and improving the quality of life for people.
Eric Mackres –
As population growth spurs the rise of urbanisation, energy-efficient buildings can alleviate challenges faced by cities—from climate change to public health problems to unemployment and poverty.
Producing 100 per cent of the world's electricity from renewable sources won't be enough to meet its climate goals. Broader changes to the global energy system are needed, say energy experts Ajay Mathur and Adair Turner.