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2021



✅ 12 April 2021 - New ventilation requirements for licenced premises ......learn more



✅ 23 February 2021 - Hong Kong GHG emissions increasing ......learn more



✅ 2 February 2021 - The WSD Public consultation for updating the Waterworks ordinance is closing 3-2-2021......learn more



✅ 29 January 2021 - Moisture and water damaged building materials causes mould related sick building illness......learn more



✅ 28 January 2021 - Thermal Imaging Services use advanced software to trace moisture and water damage......learn more



✅ 22 January 2021 - How to track down water ingress in your home......learn more

✅ 21 January 2021 - Yesterday (20 January 2021) CHP reported COVID19 positive results were found from environmental sampling at Hiu Fung House, retrieved from the drain pipes and "kitchen exhaust vents".

Let's assume they mean the kitchen exhaust fans, that means extra care is required for members of the public, domestic helpers and HVAC technicians touching or handling exhaust fans and kitchen exhaust systems.

.... click here to learn more about Hong Kong sick buildings

✅ 20 January 2021 - A brief video clipping demonstrating moisture and water leakage detection inside building wall
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✅ 1 January 2021 - wishing all our friends and colleagues around the world a healthy and Happy New Year!!


2020



John Herbert, Hong Kong, green building

✅ 16 Dec. 2020 - Feeling unwell at home .......learn more

✅ 15 Dec. 2020 - updated Which buildings in Hong Kong we know are sick .......learn more

✅ 10 Dec. 2020 - COVID19 cluster in the same Kowloon building .......learn more

✅ 9 Dec. 2020 - Carbon Neutrality targetted by 2050 .......learn more

✅ 28 Nov. 2020 - Upfront CX submittal, saves time and effort .......learn more

✅ 26 Nov. 2020 - Virtual 2020 World Sustainable Building Conference .......learn more

✅ 25 Nov. 2020 - Carbon Neutrality by 2050 .......learn more

✅ 11 Nov. 2020 - Building owners and managers need this management plan for cooling tower systems .......learn more

✅ 4 Nov. 2020 - Coastal towns and cities have extra options to save drinking water.......learn more


energy saving tip - LED lighting, lower energy, lower bills, less heat - indoors less heat means reduced Air Con demand

✅ 20 Sept. 2020 - New Code of Practice for Lifts..........learn more

✅ 3 Sept. 2020 - Summer 2020 broke records HKO reports..........learn more

✅ 2 Sept. 2020 - Hazards inside your existing buildings have changed..........learn more

✅ 13 August 2020 - Burning incense indoors, not so smart .......learn more

✅ 8 August 2020 - All cables should be clipped and support with METAL fixings .......learn more

✅ 26 June 2020 - HKUST Indoor Sports Center scored 80 points and received BEAM PLUS GOLD rating......learn more

HKUST indoor sports hall green building lowest WWRLow WWR secures BEAM PLUS Final Gold rating

✅ 26 June 2020 - Data center operators should be aware of the possibility that Schneider Electric UPS is vulnerable to remote shut down.

✅8 May 2020 - WSD post-lockdown recommendations for drinking water........learn more

✅18 April 2020 - HKGBC asked how to improve our buildings? Surely stopping stupidity must be the first step..........learn more

✅ 14 April 2020 - Get prepared to re start, reduce the associated risk of Legionnaires Disease in your building.... learn more

✅ 4 April 2020 - COVID-19 is circulated in the air, including HVAC systems .... learn more

✅ 27 March 2020 - Typical Hong Kong HVAC air filters will not stop COVID-19 droplets circulating inside your building ....learn more

✅ 16 March 2020 - During this period of heightened COVID19 awareness dont forget Health and Safety of your employees .... learn more

✅ 9 March 2020 - During this period of heightened awareness "ALL buildings" not residential and domestic dwellings need to take action, safe building drainage ......learn more

CREDIT: HKSAR Government Information Sheet



✅ 18 February 2020 - During this period of heightened awareness, sure the passenger lifts are probably disinfected, but don't overlook the rest....learn more

✅ 18 February 2020 - Hong Kong Legionnaires Disease Outbreak update - On 17-2-2020 CHP reported four (4) new legionnaires disease cases, that is twenty (20) cases in total. Fourteen (14) cases are located around the Choi Hung / Ping Shek area of the city...........READ MORE

✅ 11 February 2020 - Legionnaires Disease Outbreak in Hong Kong but not reported in the media yet....READ MORE

✅ 23 January 2020 - Kung Hei Fat Choi - Happy Chinese new year!

✅ 23 January 2020 - Tips to avoid the stress caused by tenants complaints about mould in your property....learn more

tips to avoid Hong Kong tenant complaints about mould


✅ 16 January 2020 - Has the time for embodied carbon arrived? ....learn more


✅ 1 January 2020 - Happy New year!



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date:16-04-21