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

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)

Sustainable design depends on ground level staff and users

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