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  1. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - APPLIANCES

    Fans can save money when used with air conditioners

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 12:03am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... in it (people and pets). McBride says that while you would still need air conditioning at the height of a Hong Kong summer, fans used in tandem with conditioners can help save money. "Turn your air ... the air conditioner off and let the fans keep you cool." But turn the fan off when you go out because the fan cools you, not the room, through evaporation. The number of blades affects ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    New 'windless' air conditioner comes to Hong Kong... but it's not cheap

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:57am by Jessie Lau

    ... Jessie Lau jessie.lau@scmp.com Japanese-designed system offers big saving on power bills, says firm introducing it in city An air conditioner that is green- but not cheap At first glance, ... conditioners- offering big savings. According to government figures for 2011, 30 per cent of Hong Kong's electricity is used on air conditioning. "It is energy-saving and saves ...

  3. News - China - SOCIETY

    Hot and bothered students call off ‘naked run’ as university agrees to install air conditioners

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 01:00pm

    ... a Guangzhou university against poor cooling facilities in their dormitories has been cancelled because of safety concerns – but not before the university promised to install air conditioners. Fed up ... member of the university said it had decided to install air conditioners on all three of its campuses. Installation had already begun on one campus, the staff member said, but it would be slower ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - WANT

    Beauty lowdown: leave-in conditioners

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 11:09pm by TESS MA

    ... Tess Ma Tess Ma Philip B Lovin' Leave-in Conditioner (HK$215/178ml) Claim: strengthens hair with soya and wheat proteins, moisturises with extracts of chamomile, nettle, and aloe, ... 3.5/5   Verdict: Philip B's Lovin' Leave-in Conditioner was able to tame the frizz in my hair and left a pleasant, salon-like scent. But although it was the best product for holding my ...

  5. The no-air conditioner challenge

    Posted Sep 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan Green Sense is calling on Hongkongers to switch off their air conditioners for 12 hours, starting at 7pm, on September 29. Now in its second year, the No Air-Con Night campaign ... or wear lighter clothes. A Green Sense survey this month found that 70 per cent of respondents stay in air conditioning for at least 18 hours every day. Although 65 per cent know air conditioners ...

  6. This week we test: leave-in hair conditioner

    Posted Oct 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan Leave-in conditioner adds moisture to dry, brittle hair without weighing down your locks. Apply lightly to the tips of your tresses. L'Occitane Repairing Smoothing Gloss (HK$210/125ml) Rich with essential oils, it will give your hair a sleek finish that lasts. It also controls curls. L'Oreal Paris Absolut Repair Cellular Leave-in Cream (HK$150/150ml) A very rich ...

  7. Civic responsibility wilts, air conditioners sprout

    Posted Oct 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The air conditioner has been something of a poisoned chalice for the people of Hong Kong. It has enabled us to work through the summers in reasonable comfort, and perhaps contributed ... is expected to open windows any more. This is an unhealthy state of affairs. And as we all know, keeping air conditioners on all day long throughout the year has an enormous environmental cost. ...

  8. Conditioner

    Posted Aug 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Conditioner seals the hair cuticles and makes hair smooth. Apply it to the ends and midsection of hair. Avoid putting it near the roots, unless you have very dry hair, as it can cause lank locks and a greasy scalp. Anna Sui Hair Conditioner (250ml/HK$125) The best part is the fragrance, a light lavender scent. Use sparingly as a generous dollop will leave your hair with an oily ...

  9. Air conditioner thrown from flat

    Posted Feb 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A man admitted throwing an air conditioner from his rented room in Hung Hom and setting the curtains alight because he was under the influence of drugs. In the District Court yesterday, Hui Man-pow, 32, pleaded guilty to one count of throwing an object from a building and a count of arson. Sentencing was adjourned to March 11. ...

  10. Who watches watchdog's air conditioners?

    Posted Jul 26th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... that several of its air conditioners at one of its main offices in Mong Kok had been dripping water like mad. This was known for a long time but nothing had been done about it. The ironic thing is that the faulty machines are all next to the environmental hygiene unit responsible for going after owners who have dripping air conditioners- which the department says on its website cause diseases ...




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