International Green Building Week 2017 – Launch of Build Eco Xpo (BEX) Asia 2017 and Mostra Convegno Expocomfort (MCE) Asia 2017

SINGAPORE – September 12, 2017  Build Eco Xpo (BEX) Asia, kicked off today at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre. Visitors from more than 50 countries are expected to attend the event today to get a first-hand look into some of the latest innovations and insights in the Asian green building, HVAC-R, water, energy and heating industries. Taking place until 14 September 2017, BEX Asia is co-located with Mostra Convegno Expocomfort (MCE) Asia, the regional trade exhibition for energy-efficient solutions that power industrial, commercial and residential buildings.

BEX and MCE Asia 2017 are the key anchor trade exhibitions of Singapore Green Building Week (SGBW). The SGBW hosts a wide variety of events to galvanise the community to act on sustainability, reaching out to international green building experts, policymakers, academics, built environment practitioners, end-users, as well as members of the public and students.

 

Platform for the latest innovations in Asia

The BEX and MCE Asia exhibition floors brimmed with the latest green building and energy-efficient technologies, providing visitors with a broad view of the vast array of solutions driving meaningful change in Asia.

 

A key theme throughout the exhibition were smart devices that promise to power next-generation homes, offices and buildings. From smart lighting to data-driven energy management solutions, visitors were spoilt for choice by the latest innovations on display.

Other companies debuting their latest solutions, ranging from plug-and-play escalator technology to smart HVAC control valves, include:

  • AL-SUS Technologies’ Step Lift, an evolutionary lift that can be quickly installed to fit existing staircases, without having to build expensive escalator or lift shafts. Meant to complement the use of staircases, the step lift is a platform that automatically moves up a single flight of stairs. Space saving and energy efficient, Step Lift also boasts safety features for hassle-free usage
  • Belimo’s Energy ValveTM is a smart HVAC control valve for air conditioning. With integrated smart sensors, the Energy Valve automatically calibrates the chilled water needed to maintain optimal temperatures in buildings, thereby lowering costs and reducing energy wastage
  • Lumani aims to reduce the global carbon footprint from buildings and reduce energy costs through its innovative autonomous lighting control solutions that automatically adjust according to occupants’ needs

 

Another unique feature is the Future Home, curated by Surbana Jurong Consultants Pte Ltd, which showcases the integration of building and sustainable innovation in the form of the most basic structure of living: a house. This feature aims to highlight that sustainable living starts from home, and with the right mix of solutions installed in a home environment, it provides a platform where one can easily work towards sustainable living. In these spaces, the visitor is educated on products that can specifically help them achieve cost savings on energy and water, thermal comfort, digital connectivity and environment wellbeing.

 

 

Best and brightest industry minds come together

BEX Asia and MCE Asia’s seminar tracks, titled Green View and Mostra Xchange respectively, also commence today. Featuring a stellar line-up of industry experts, the seminars will kick off later today with the Interior Design Confederation of Singapore (IDCS) Forum, which will feature experts discussing strategies for creating living spaces that are not only functional and aesthetic, but sustainable too.


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