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BS’s one day seminar on engineering the future in building services and sustainability
By Ir Chris LO

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The captioned seminar was successfully conducted online on 4 March 2022. More than 100 guests and members joined.

 

At the beginning of seminar, Ir Raymond Tam, the Chairman of the BS Division, delivered the opening speech and welcomed the speakers, guests, members and student participants.

 

The morning session was chaired by Ir Jonathan Lee, the Chairman of the Organising Committee. During this session, Ir Sidney Au and Ms Virginia Lau from the Architectural Services Department discussed the latest practices in Multi-trade Integrated MEP (MiMEP); Dr Selina Lin from Hilti (Hong Kong) Limited talked about advanced designs in MiMEP; Mr Derek Ng from Environmental Pioneers & Solutions Limited explained applications for integrated operation; and Ir K F Tsui from WSP (Asia) Limited highlighted post-pandemic building services design considerations in health care facilities.

 

The afternoon session was chaired by Ir Jimmy Li. During this session, Ir Prof Linda Xiao from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University discussed big data analytics for building system diagnosis; Ir Ian Lee from Schneider Electric explained next-generation power supply systems; Ir Dr Bruce Chong from Arup talked about decarbonisation and adaption; and Ir Chris Lo from the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department shared the latest updates on building energy and energy audit codes.

 

During the morning and afternoon question-and-answer sessions, the participants raised many questions interactively with the speakers. Our members and student participants enjoyed the seminar. On behalf of the Organising Committee and participants, Ir Jonathan Lee presented electronic certificates of appreciation to the speakers for their support and presentations that had made the Seminar such a success.

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