Industrial size food composters, robot cleaners and Internet of Things solutions to keep track of visitorship and maximise manpower use – newly launched integrated community centre, Our Tampines Hub, is a beast in the east of sustainability.
Lauded the most beautiful skyscraper of 2015, the Shanghai Tower is an icon of China’s drive to green its built environment. The tower’s energy-efficient operations are propped up through its use of Danfoss technology.
The Sydney Opera House is famous for its architecture and performing arts repertoire, but beneath the iconic sails are numerous measures to balance sustainability commitments with its heritage features. Eco-Business takes a closer look.
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Following the landmark global agreements on sustainable development sealed in 2015, including the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement on climate change, the end of 2016 prompted the question: can the world sustain this hard-fought momentum?
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Australia’s houses are getting bigger, but usually not more sustainable—this is bad news for the country's energy budget, say researchers from the University of Melbourne.
Emma Bailey –
Smart thermostats have the potential to revolutionalise home energy efficiency, but also bring concerns such as privacy and security. Tech writer Emma Bailey shares how the technology can be scaled up more effectively.