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How Eco-Friendly Builders are Using Big Data to Make Design Decisions

In the article on Inside Big Data: How Eco-Friendly Builders are Using Big Data to Make Design Decisions, Avery Phillips reports on how builders are using big data to design everything from green buildings to eco-friendly city layouts. Within buildings, sensors monitor water and electricity consumption, allowing for more efficient use. Temperature, humidity and oxygen …

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Smart Buildings: Forming The Foundation Of Smart Cities

Smart Buildings: Forming The Foundation Of Smart Cities

According to FORBES INSIGHTS, article dated 24 Oct 2018, Smart buildings are the building blocks of smart cities. Smart buildings cut down water and electricity consumption costs, but also function better, attracting more tenants. In smart cities, smart buildings are able to “talk” to each other via IoT, just like the various systems of a …

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How can smart buildings help an ageing Asia?

How can smart buildings help an ageing Asia?

How can incorporating environmentally friendly Smart Building technology in buildings help improve the lives of its residents? This question was the central theme of the International Green Building Conference held in Singapore in late 2018, Hannah Koh reported in an article for Eco-Businesss.com recently. Digital technologies used in Smart Buildings or Green Buildings have long been used to improve …

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Taiwan aims to become Asia’s green building hub

Taiwan aims to become Asia’s green building hub

Taiwan’s push to become Asia’s green building hub is now seeing fruition, Victoria Jen reported in the Channel News Asia recently. Home-grown companies are launching new, eco-friendly technologies even as international companies are getting ready to set up factories in the country.  Green Energy Technology, producer of a new range of solar panels, is one of the …

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Singapore’s first new-build net-zero energy building launched by NUS

This January, the National University of Singapore (NUS) completed the first net-zero energy building in Singapore. A recent press release from the university describes the building’s launch and the many features that it uses to promote sustainability. The new building, named SDE4 for its location within NUS’s School of Design and Environment (SDE), was built with …

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Building a Green Singapore

In a recent article for The Straits Times, reporter Derek Wong showcased Barghest Building Performance (BBP) as one of the top firms working with commercial and industrial buildings across Singapore to increase equipment efficiency, improve energy management, and save costs. Wong notes that BBP’s work has come to the foreground recently as Singapore’s Building and Construction …

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