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  1. Energy-saving tips for World Cup fans

    Posted Jun 06th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... in the event. With a football, the guests knocked down the dummies of some soccer stars which carried slogans such as 'Urban Heat Island Effect', 'Air-con Sickness' and 'Global ... for soccer fans who plan to watch the games at home. At a promotional campaign last Sunday, FoE (HK) reminded people that they should use fans instead of air conditioners to cool down during this hot ...

  2. The real Mr Freeze

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... fishermen hauling startled fish through a hole in the ice into the impossibly frigid, minus 40 degrees Celsius air. The Inuit had a guest on that January day in 1913, a sharp-eyed young American ... in the perishing air. Days, weeks and months later, Birdseye marvelled at the flavour of the fish when thawed and cooked. He immediately began experiments in his Labrador cabin, freezing cabbage, berries, ...

  3. Wind power rules at Sau Mau Ping

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... they used computer software on micro-climate studies to reduce solar heat gain and maximise lighting and ventilation of the site indoors and out. 'We also used the software to improve the ventilation of the typical lift lobbies and corridors by setting the opening angles of the windows and introducing a wind scoop on the roof top,' he says. 'The depth of the window overhangs ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Only 20pc of fund for energy efficiency used

    Posted Jun 14th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... or upgrade air-conditioning facilities, which consume most of a building's electricity. The bureau is vetting applications for thousands of buildings. The approved cases involve 2,568 blocks, ... which should also be covered, particularly because luxury residential projects built in recent years have huge common areas that are supplied with vast amounts of lighting and air conditioning. ...

  6. We've waited too long for idling engines ban

    Posted Jan 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the government has gone the extra mile in response to the industry's concerns by funding research into on-board systems that maintain air conditioning while engines are turned off. The Innovation ... conditioning. Now the Productivity Council has received HK$3 million to look into a different power system and a separate air-conditioning system. Let's hope the council finds something more ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. Cooking by the book

    Posted May 17th 2009, 12:00am by Jin Peh

    ... with Jin Peh When fung shui principles relating to the kitchen were conceived, they obviously could not take into account modern innovations. The traditional stove had to be kept clean and operational at all times, as it was believed to be where one' ...

  9. Smart air conditioning sensors make KMB buses go green

    Posted Mar 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scarlett Chiang Kowloon Motor Bus is determined to keep its cool when it comes to the environment. All of its 3,600 air-conditioned buses now have sensors that fine-tune the inside temperature in response to the atmosphere outside. The sensors save fuel as air conditioning is used only when it is needed. Principal engineer Shum Yuet-hung said the cabin temperature was affected ...

  10. Eco-friendly homes cheaper in the long run

    Posted Sep 09th 2009, 12:00am by Andrea Pawlyna

    ... such as refrigerators, dishwashers and air conditioners, with high energy efficiency ratings. In other areas, costs are more of a factor. Installing a central air conditioner can cool an entire house. 'In the old days, people had an air conditioner in each room,' Leung added. 'Putting in a central unit costs one-third more than a split-type air conditioner but it can reduce your electric ...




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