Sustainable design depends on ground level staff and users part 2

Facilities managers can do a lot more to save energy. After a decade of being involved in many construction projects of varying sizes (small fit-outs to mega rail infrastructural projects), as well as managing facilities in between, I have come to realize convenience usually result in energy wastage and this leads to unsustainable situations economically and ecologically. … Continue reading Sustainable design depends on ground level staff and users part 2

National Engineers Day and Energy Innovation Challenge 2018

2018 was the fourth year for the Energy Innovation Challenge (EIC) coordinated and executed by the Institute of Engineers and Singapore Science Centre. This year I got to mentor two teams from the Institute of Education (ITE). The title for this year smart technologies and I was given two teams to mentor this year as … Continue reading National Engineers Day and Energy Innovation Challenge 2018

National Engineers Day and Energy Innovation Challenge 2017

2017 was the third year for the Energy Innovation Challenge (EIC) coordinated and executed by the Institute of Engineers and Singapore Science Centre. This year I got to mentor two teams from the Institute of Education (ITE). The title for this year was urban heat island and I felt that the title for the year … Continue reading National Engineers Day and Energy Innovation Challenge 2017

Engineering solutions to water scarcity in Singapore.

Singapore, a small South East Asian country registered total sales of 664.5 million cubic meters of water in 2015. Out of this 664.5 million cubic meters of water, 514.7 million cubic meters were through sales of potable water, 124.8 million cubic meters were through sales of NEWater and 25 million cubic meters of water were … Continue reading Engineering solutions to water scarcity in Singapore.

National Engineers Day (2016) and Energy Innovation Challenge (2016)

2016 was the second year for the Energy Innovation Challenge (EIC) coordinated and executed by the Institute of Engineers and Singapore Science Centre. This year on top of being a Mentor, I decided to help out the working group for National Engineers Day 2016. This year I got to mentor another team of three bright … Continue reading National Engineers Day (2016) and Energy Innovation Challenge (2016)