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  1. Ventilation shafts near stops may be cut: MTR

    Posted Mar 11th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... keep looking but we don't know if we can find other new stations with similar conditions.' Ventilation shafts, which are built above-ground to keep air flowing for rail tunnels ... Leung Man-fat said it was possible to consolidate the two ventilation blocks into one at the new University station- as its work site has a temporary tunnel that can be transformed into an air ...

  2. Bypass vent will ruin views, say critics

    Posted Jul 29th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... ventilation building and cause traffic disruption in the area, The department also said the impact of the present design would be acceptable with mitigation measures. Breath of fresh air? One ... Joyce Ng Harbour advisers are concerned that a ventilation building for the Central-Wan Chai Bypass will occupy a large area of a waterfront site, polluting the public open space ...

  3. Not cool

    Posted Dec 13th 2009, 12:00am by Daniel Jeffreys

    ... on to a bus and instantly feel pneumonia close at hand. The source of the threat is the bus' air conditioning, which, despite the outside temperature being 18 or 19 degrees Celsius, is set ... Not that the buses are the only offenders. A trip to a dim sum restaurant in the IFC Mall on Sunday was spoiled by air conditioning so powerful I had to wear a ski jacket throughout lunch. ...

  4. Season's gratings

    Posted Dec 07th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... of high-rises are built too closely together, obstructing wind flow and trapping hot air. Inefficient building design and extensive use of heat-absorbing materials such as concrete and glass further ... Minor lifestyle adjustments can bring significant changes to the micro-climate, Cheng says. More judicious use of lights, air conditioners and electrical devices- all of which generate heat ...

  5. letters

    Posted Jan 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to encourage students' development in other aspects also. Hiu-hong Save the planet, cut that air conditioner For Hong Kong people, summer is like winter, thanks to the freezing temperature set by the air conditioner. When I walk into a shopping mall, I feel as if I have stumbled into a freezer. Hong Kong people use air conditioners everywhere, in the MTR, buses, shopping malls, classrooms ...

  6. Ever-hotter city prompts call for new air-flow policy

    Posted Jan 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... planning to build on sites of 2 or more hectares must obtain a study of the building's impact on air flow in the surrounding area known as a 'ventilation assessment'. Roy Tam ... And every single building that is on the waterfront should have a mandatory air ventilation assessment in order to prevent a 'wall effect'.' Edwin Lau Che-feng, director of Friends ...

  7. We must aim for buildings that are more environment-friendly

    Posted Sep 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Our electricity companies are churning out more pollution just to keep up with air-conditioning demands. Yet we see large store fronts wide open, allowing the cool air to flow outside. What ... Israel is impressed by the abundant use of such energy-saving devices. Many cars are provided with sun roofs. These should not be sold in Hong Kong because they require excessive air-conditioning ...

  8. The real leading lights

    Posted Aug 10th 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... to turn the lights off for three minutes, thousands of children have volunteered to go without air-conditioning for a whole day. In heat over 30 degrees Celsius, that is a noble gesture. Since ... to go without the traditional heat-trapping attire. According to the department, air conditioning consumes about one-third of the energy used every year in Hong Kong. It is also a major factor ...

  9. Summer outside but winter inside

    Posted Aug 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and more establishments were cranking their air conditioning to as low as 17 degrees. 'Refrigerator' malls and offices are back, causing long-term environmental damage and health ... director of the Observatory, said air conditioning was an indirect but major contributor to global warming in Hong Kong and nearby regions. He said most air-conditioning systems in the city emitted ...

  10. Not everyone is as lucky as we are

    Posted May 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... be suffering in the heat. Surely, they, too, would want to be sitting somewhere nice and air-conditioned rather than brave the heat just so as to make a living the hard way. Yet you often hear ... Summer is the longest season in Hong Kong. Often it becomes so hot outside that we need to take shelter from the sun in classrooms. The air conditioning there helps us cool down. Many ...




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