During the second industrial revolution, countries were competing to become more industrialized and in the later parts of the 19th century as well as the earlier parts of the 20th century, countries saw huge leaps in technological advancement. During that time, survival, economic progress and higher standards of living were the focus. Sustainability was … Continue reading Water, Energy and 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.
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)
2015 was the inaugural year for the National Engineers Day’s Energy Innovation Challenge (EIC) coordinated and executed by the Institute of Engineers Singapore and Singapore Science Center supported by National Research Foundation. I had signed up for the event as mentor to be paired up with students to assist and guide them towards innovative ways … Continue reading World Engineers Summit (WES) and National Engineers Day (2015), Energy Innovation Challenge (2015)
Singapore in recent years have increased spending on the construction of underground and aboveground rail network, new hospitals, schools, office buildings and other key infrastructure. The additional infrastructures supported by building services have directly contributed to the increase in energy consumption. The advent and influx of electronic and digital devices have continuously increased the energy … Continue reading Energy and sustainability in Singapore
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The importance on sustainability have become a hot topic of concern in recent times.The focus on the overall reduction of carbon footprint and emission of greenhouse gases have become so significant that there are conferences fully dedicated to discuss these issues. Governments and major corporations around the globe are introducing measures and means to reduce … Continue reading Sustainable design depends on ground level staff and users