The buildings in which city dwellers work, live and play produce a huge chunk of climate-destroying global carbon emissions today. Making buildings greener — both in their construction and their running — could significantly affect the impact cities have on climate change.
SINGAPORE – Running washing machines at full load instead of the usual half load. Taking the stairs instead of the lift. These are among 30 day-to-day behavioural changes that employees at Swissotel Merchant Court Singapore have made since 2017, helping the hotel to achieve 4 per cent energy savings a year.
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has launched the formation of the Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation (GCMD).
SINGAPORE – The next stage of development of Singapore’s first integrated water and solid waste treatment facility, in Tuas, has begun.
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, July 25 (Borneo Bulletin/ANN): Thirteen government and commercial premises in Temburong District that went through an energy efficiency auditing programme have been given Building Energy Label Certificates.
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 19) – The first house project in the country certified under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standard has been recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council.
European firm ABB will be intensifying its offer of ‘smart solutions’ to buildings and other property developments as well as the installation of “smart cities” in the Philippines
MANILA, Philippines — Holcim Philippines Inc. is spending P210 million on projects meant to raise the efficiency of its cement factories by reducing both fuel consumption and carbon footprint.
Grundfos, a global leader in advanced pump solutions and water technology, and Barghest Building Performance (BBP), a Singapore-based energy efficiency technology provider, have signed a memorandum of understanding to deliver and scale an innovative energy-efficient digital solution across Southeast Asia, according to this press release. The solution can help reduce the energy consumption of cooling systems […]
Shells of tamarind, a tropical fruit consumed worldwide, are discarded during food production. As they are bulky, tamarind shells take up a considerable amount of space in landfills where they are disposed as agricultural waste.