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ASHRAE-HKC Refrigeration Workshop on "Fundamentals of Refrigeration"
2019-06-27

Refrigeration is the process of moving heat from one location to another by use of refrigerant in a closed cycle. It is very important for comfort cooling (air conditioning), commercial and industrial refrigeration applications. This technical workshop will introduce the basic principles of refrigeration and explain the key components and types of refrigeration systems. Participants will develop an understanding of the processes of refrigeration and how refrigeration systems operate, as well as the types of refrigeration systems....

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CIPHE Technical Seminar "Water Losses in Supply and Drainage Systems"
2019-07-11

Damage to property from escapes of water in the UK costs approximately $2BN per annum. This does not include the cost of development delays, the cost of non-revenue water and other consequently losses. The escapes are due to a number of factors from degrading and poorly maintained networks, to poor-designs and mismanagement of services. This seminar will cover the various escape types in detail, causes and what action has been taken in the UK to mitigate and manage the risks, connecting with relevant Waterworks Regulation/ Requirement. Several case studies will be presented, including a major seafront development, a large residential development and a main shopping street....

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EIHK Certified Carbon Auditor Training Course 15th Intake
2019-07-17

The emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases due to power generation, transportation and other industrial/commercial activities are contributing to climate change and environmental impacts worldwide. Each corporation should immediately implement carbon-reducing measures to mitigate the problems. The first important step is to carry out a carbon audit to identify the sources of carbon emission and quantify the carbon footprint of a corporation. As energy consumption is one of the major sources of carbon emissions, it is always effective to reduce carbon footprint through implementing energy saving measures. As an active professional institution and one of the green partners in Hong Kong, the Energy Institute is active in providing timely and quality certified carbon auditor courses to train engineers and other professionals to understand the audit process and to acquire the necessary skills to conduct professional carbon audits....

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Comprehensive Certificate Course for BEAM Plus on Materials Aspects (MA) 2019
2019-07-23

BEAM Plus is a comprehensive environmental assessment scheme for buildings of Hong Kong. Materials Aspects (MA) is one of the key BEAM Plus performance categories covering theselection of materials, efficient use of materials, and waste management and reduction. This course is designed for building and facility management professionals, project managers, engineers, the other professionals and practitioners who are interested in green building projects.All speakers are experienced and professional, the participants will acquire essential knowledge on MA....

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RICS Hong Kong BIM Conference 2019
2019-07-23

The second BIM Conference in Hong Kong gathers building professionals to discuss industry trends, case studies and how to work closely together to unlock the full potential of BIM applications....

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HKIS Annual Conference 2019
2019-09-21

At this moment the surveying profession finds itself at a crossroads, as a raft of innovative new technologies are being introduced which will shatter existing working models and redefine how the built environment industries operate. By adopting smart technologies across the construction life cycle processes can be streamlined, costs can be minimised and safety standards can be maximised. Amid these changes, the role of the surveyor is inevitably changing, too. In order to make the most of these vital new opportunities, practitioners need to be properly prepared and informed. The HKIS Annual Conference will examine and encourage the early introduction of smart technologies, framing the current landscape, projecting future trends and spelling out the challenges and opportunities ahead....

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