Tag Archives : energy conservation


Beijing Style Energy Management

What does energy management mean to you, turning off the lights? When the mandatory efficiency improvements were considered too hard or too difficult some twenty provinces in China decided that simply cutting the power supply to industrial undertakings was one solution to gain energy efficiency points. Click this link to view and download a PDF [...]

energy-saving-escalator-102

Hong Kong’s Poor Indoor Air Quality

A Hong Kong office indoor air quality survey released last week reminds us the office environment has improved little over the years, the findings show 27% of those surveyed report bad indoor office environment. Background In the early 80′s the phrase poor Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) came to forefront. Many reasons were cited as the [...]

chiller-plant-598w

You’re paying too much

Those shoes you bought last week, that new furniture you ordered, your laundry bill, even that trendy shirt cost too much.  Why? because the manufacturers, and their supply chain have wasted energy, that in turn means higher costs that ultimately you as consumer have to pay.  As you reading there are countless injection moulding machines, [...]


Lost Energy Efficiency Opportunites

Often you don’t even need to go inside a building to see opportunities for energy conservation in Hong Kong.  Sadly this opportunity (refer photograph) was many lost years ago at design stage when the lighting control strategy was planned and conceived. Perhaps it is not clear from the photograph, I took this photo on a [...]

Energy efficient design opportunities lost

Top Ten Energy Conservation Tips

Top ten list of energy smart decisions: 1. If you can’t measure it, how can you manage it? Regularly monitor and record on your electricity consumption, plus other fuels such as gas and oil. Provide and monitor sub-meters to record different systems and sub-systems.  Also don’t forget that utility companies are not infallible – remember [...]