Have you ever wondered how an air conditioner cools the room? An essential component that makes this happen is the refrigerant — a medium that absorbs heat and readily lowers temperatures. Since its inception, these cooling agents have earned a bad reputation for harming the environment, but the industry’s collective R&D efforts have resulted in new refrigerants that are more energy-efficient and climate-friendly.
The rise of digital transformation has revolutionised the way we utilise technology to do business across industries. Systems, processes, workflow, and culture are all part of this change, where data has been brought together to improve efficiency, raise productivity, and increase profitability.
High ambient temperatures and humidity levels in Singapore’s tropical climate is a given. For most residents, dealing with the sweltering heat is an everyday affair, but what may not be obvious is the damaging effects that heat has on one’s physical health, mental well-being, and performance.
The world today is undeniably digital - a proliferation of smart and computing devices has led to higher levels of uptime, an increased dependence on the internet, and a greater demand for uninterrupted power. And while there have been great advancements in growing the complexities of power grids to handle these needs, there are still vulnerabilities that can result in outages and fluctuations in flow.