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  1. Poor sweat it out in 'flesh steamers'

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... luxuries such as air conditioning are often beyond their reach. And it is their children who are bearing the brunt, new research from the Society for Community Organisation shows. Pointing to her ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com For most families the recent heat wave has been just an inconvenience, easily handled by ducking under an air conditioner. But for people like Deng Aixia ...

  2. Market tenant on hunger strike to get air cons

    Posted Aug 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... at the market. 'Business remains very poor in the summer as shoppers don't want to go into the market, which is not air-conditioned,' he said. He estimated business plummeted at least 20 ... by HK$500 to HK$4,300 a month, depending on the size of the stall. He said the department needed support from at least 85 per cent of tenants to raise rents and install air conditioning. Ching said ...

  3. Civic responsibility wilts, air conditioners sprout

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

    ... around Asia have taken a more proactive approach, for example by legislating for a minimum air-conditioned temperature. Nonetheless, the voluntary approach would still make a difference if people could be convinced to make relatively small adjustments in their lifestyles, such as making a little less use of air conditioning and greater use of energy-efficient water-based units, ...

  4. Study offers harbourfront vision that would provide green oasis

    Posted May 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... be an intraurban microclimatic temperature that can be a few degrees higher than the ambient environment. This makes walking outdoors uncomfortable. Air-conditioned spaces provide relief, but given ... of prevailing winds coming from the east along the waterfront, to have good air ventilation for outdoor thermal comfort- even on hot days. Greenery is also important, with grass and tree canopies ...

  5. City warming up to air-con efficiency goal of 25.5 degrees

    Posted Jul 27th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... that 70 per cent of air-conditioned places open to the public or managed by the government were following temperature guidelines to ensure optimum efficiency and comfort. The survey found that 13 ... of the West Wing of the Central Government Offices (28.2 degrees), Shek Tong Tsui library (27.5) and the Science Museum (27). An air-conditioning unit at the Shek Tong Tsui Library broke down in May ...

  6. 'Air is the same as you breathe in station'

    Posted Mar 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Sin Can an MTR ventilation shaft introduce filthy air into the environment? The Transport and Housing Bureau does not think so, and one green group agrees. 'Ventilation shafts ... are discharged. 'Furthermore, the rail tracks and tunnels are washed regularly in order to maintain the cleanliness of the railway. The air coming out of ventilation shafts should not be harmful. ...

  7. Air flow study to be discussed

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong The Town Planning Board will discuss tomorrow whether the MTR Corporation will have to conduct an air-ventilation study on a massive Tsuen Wan West development, which ... the application. The department says Green Sense failed to prove its suggestions would improve air ventilation and reduce the visual 'footprint' in the area. A spokesman for MTR Corp said ...

  8. Only 23 out of 200 wet markets have full air-con

    Posted May 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the department must get the consent of more than 85 per cent. A spokeswoman for the Housing Authority said all its markets had ventilation systems although not all had air-conditioning. She said ... Louisa Yan Only 23 of more than 200 government fresh food markets are fully air-conditioned, it emerged yesterday, amid health concerns about the effect of summer temperatures on raw meat. ...

  9. Wear light clothes, turn down air-conditioning

    Posted Jun 19th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... and conservation groups over the past year. But there's still a long way to go to raise people's awareness about conservation, he said. According to FoE (HK) statistics, air-conditioning accounts ... By Lilian Goh Green group Friends of the Earth (FoE) Hong Kong is urging people to report 'thermal crime'. The environmentalists reminded the public to use air conditioners ...

  10. Keeping cool should be priority

    Posted Jun 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or not the air conditioning should be turned on. Although most Hong Kong students have grown up with hot summers, many of them do not know how to protect themselves from rising temperatures. For example, ... The use of air conditioners produces greenhouse gases. Environmental groups suggest people turn on their air conditioners only when it's 28 degrees Celsius or above. They have a good ...




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