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.
Green urban spaces are vital for citizen well-being and sustainability, but they are becoming a scarce commodity in Australia's rapidly growing cities. Ahead of the DesignBUILD expo and conference, landscape architect Matthew Mackay shares innovative ideas for bringing nature back into the city.
To help Singapore achieve her goal of being a smart and green nation, property developer and sustainability leader City Developments Limited has launched two new research laboratories dedicated to the study of sustainable living in tropical climates.
Technology companies are essential to delivering new IT infrastructure and other requirements needed in a smart city, says Adrian De Luca, chief technology officer for Asia Pacific, Hitachi Data Systems.
Singapore, along with 194 other nations, has adopted a global agreement to jointly tackle climate change. This is no easy feat, as reducing our environmental footprint will involve changing our mindsets and habits as well as overcoming technological hurdles.
While the California construction industry was severely impacted by the 2008 financial crisis, there is no doubt that it is now on an upward swing now. But one other major phenomenon is threatening its success: the extreme droughts that have plagued the state for four years now.