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energy costs

2015 was the hottest year on record so far, so without reading your bill we know the result, your energy bills were higher than before if you used air conditioning, because air conditioning is the largest portion of energy usage … Continue reading

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Building Approval Process CoCR

by John A. Herbert How to comply with BEEO ordinance for new construction? To build in Hong Kong you will need to follow the traditional BD submission format, and also fulfil the mandatory requirements detail in the Building Energy Code.  How … Continue reading

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Inevitable Energy Cost Increase?

The price of Hong Kong’s energy set to rise again, the unlinkable SCMP reported (9 May 2012) from the China Light and Power shareholders meeting held on 8 May 2012. Of course, the HKSAR’s 2015  reduced emissions target will demand generators to burn cleaner … Continue reading

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Autopay Utility Bills – just say NO!

Taking time out to sit down to pay your water or electric bill may at first seem like an onerous chore, even the utility companies and others encourage automatic payment through pay or direct debt payment of your bills to … Continue reading

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CISMEF 2010

energyLAB participated in the China International Environmental and Energy Efficiency event held as part of CISMEF 2010 Guangzhou, China in Sept. 2010. Our booth was located in Guangzhou Exhibition center Hall 4.2 with HAESCO and another HAESCO member Euro-tech. Unlike … Continue reading

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designed for full speed

Vary Your speed HVAC equipment and industrial machinery are designed to operate at the peak capacity, to handle the worst case scenario.  However, during normal operation periods of partial load occur when the load is less than the design load. … Continue reading

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clean labels and motors

Buy the most efficient motor available, and keep it clean. Electric motors account for nearly sixty percent (60%) of the global electricity consumption!  Comparing the total life operating cost with the first cost is instructive. Typically the CapEx (capital cost) … Continue reading

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percentages beware: we do math

Recently I was talking to a colleague about the pervasive use of the “percentage”.  You will have seen the advertising offering up to 30% energy savings ,  and no doubt you will have seen NGO’s giving awards for 25% percent … Continue reading

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Carbon Audit Hong Kong Standard updated

by John A. Herbert The Carbon Audit standard for Hong Kong has been updated,  do make sure that your consultant is using the right standard for the Hong Kong carbon audits! On the whole, the updated carbon audit standard is … Continue reading

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EcoAsiaExpo booth 5C13

Carbon management and energy consultants energyLAB limited  (http://www.energylab.hk) will be represented at the EcoAsiaExpo 2009.  Come visit us at booth 5C13 – we are part of the Hong Kong pavilion.

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Cutting Hong Kong Carbon

Last Thursday (14 May 2009)  John Herbert attended the Climate Change Business Forum (CCBF) launch ceremony for the new Carbon guide entitled “Capitalising On Business Opportunity” download your copy here http://www.climatechangebusinessforum.com,  strangely is actually host by another firm here is … Continue reading

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Wall street venturing into efficiency

As the New Work Times reports US Venture Capitalists are now starting to moving on the energy efficiency sector. Perhaps it has finally sunken into the conciousness that an 80% IRR on energy efficiency projects are regularly achieved. However, the … Continue reading

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30 energy saving tips for air conditioning systems

Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems in Hong Kong burn through twenty-nine percent (29%) of all the electricity generated in Hong Kong[1] , and account for the largest proportion of energy consumption[1], and therefore cost in the commercial buildings.  Hong Kong’s soon … Continue reading

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Energy Efficiency India

Do you read many of these ESCO/energy efficiency reports?  If you answered yes, then I guess you could probably list the table of contents without turning a page.  Here is the link to download the report (PDF format) authored by … Continue reading

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Cooling towers can save your energy costs

Air Conditioning systems in tropical regions for example, Hong Kong, South China, and Singapore burn the lions share of the energy budget, equally there are opportunities to lower the cost of doing business.  Here in Hong Kong, more than 32% … Continue reading

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Energy Efficiency And Air Pollution

Energy Efficiency and Air Pollution Wondering why air pollution and energy efficiency are so closely related? 89% of Hong Kong electricity generated is consumed in buildings, yet as little as 10% of the primary energy is actually provides useful work. … Continue reading

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Energy Saving Air Conditioning

Energy Saving Air Conditioning The Hong Kong Government issued advice to building owners and operators encouraging setting the air conditioning thermostats to 25.5 Deg C. Of course the audience for generic advice was the general public, the broad message air … Continue reading

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John Herbert appointed vice chairman

We are pleased to announce that our Mr John Herbert our CEEO (Chief Energy Efficiency Officer) a founding member and executive director of HAESCO (Hong Kong Association of Energy Services Companies) was elected as vice chairman of HAESCO on 26th March … Continue reading

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Where is your energy accountant?

Having your business undergo an energy audit is a great way to spot where you could save money, and improve the energy efficiency of your business. Like your finance accountant checks assets and liabilities, your energy accountant tracks down your … Continue reading

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energyLAB blog launched

Welcome to the new energyLAB  blog,  energyLAB Limited is an expert energy consultant located and registered in Hong Kong. Our goal is to advise your business how to lower operating costs, and reduce environmental impact.

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